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Sri Kotteeswarar Temple

Sri Kotteeswarar Temple is located at Kottaiyur, in Kumbakonam, Thanjavur District. The temple deity is Sri Kotteeswarar with his consort Goddess Pandhadunayagi. It is believed that the name of the place emerged from a castor seed. The temple has a 60 ft high five-tiered gopuram at the entrance with two prakarams. It also has the image of Manu needhi Cholan near the second gopuram. A separate vimana is there for Somaskandar. The inscriptions of 7th and 12th centuries are also found here.

Updated on 9th October, 2005
District: Thanjavur
Location: Kumbakonam    


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