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Vedapureeswarar Temple

Vedapureeswarar Temple is situated at Tiruvazhundur, Nagapattinam district. The temple is at a distance of 5 km southeast from Kuttralam railway station. The temple has a large Gopuram on the western entrance. Occupying an area of about one acre, the temple contains a tank known by the name Veda Theertham. Folklore says that the charriot of King Oordvaradan got stuck in this town and hence the name Terazhundur came into existence. The main festival is annual Bhrammotsavam celebrated in the month of Chittirai (April-May). Other festivals include Kartikai Deepam, Surya Puja in the month of Maasi, Navratri, Aadipperukku, Aavani Moolam, and Vinayaka Chaturthi.

Updated on 25th November, 2014
District: Nagapattinam


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