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Papanasam Falls

Agastya Falls

Papanasam Falls, 42 km west of Tirunelveli, lies on the Tamiraparani River. The falls, also called Agastya Falls, is believed to be located at the place where Shiva and Parvati appeared before the sage Agastya. Papanasam means absolution of sins.

It is an important pilgrim center where people take bath in the waters to relieve themselves from sins. Papavinashweshwara (Shiva) Temple is nearby.

Updated on 2nd November, 2005
District: Tirunelveli


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