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Sri Krupapureeswarar Temple- Tiruvennainallur,Villupuram,Tamil Nadu(276 Shiva Sthalangal)

Kripapureeswarar Temple is dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva in Thiruvennainallur, a panchayat town in Villupuram district in Tamil Nadu southern Indian state.

  • Moolavar :Krupapureeswarar – also Arutkonda Nathar,Aatkonda Nathar, Venupureeswarar
  • Amman / Thayar : Mangalambikai, Verkanni Amman
  • Thala Virutcham : Bamboo
  • Theertham :Pennai River, Neeli, Sivaganga, Kama, Arul Thurai, Dandu, (Sivnarkeni), Pandava, Vaikunda and Veda theerthams.
  • Old year : 1000-2000 years old
  • Historical Name : Tiruvarul Thurai
  • Location : Tiruvennai Nallur,Viluppuram,Tamil Nadu.

Constructed in the Dravidian architectural style, it is believed that the present temple structure was built in the 10th century during the Cholas period.

The temple has received generous endowments from the Sembiyan Mahadevi Queen of Chola. Shiva is worshipped as Kripapureeswarar, and Parvathi as Mangalambikai as his consort.

The presiding deity is revered in the canonical work of Tamil Saiva, the Thevaram, written in the 7th century Known as the Nayanmars and listed as Paadal Petra Sthalam, Tamil saint poets. A wall made from granite The temple surrounds, enclosing all its sanctuaries.

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