Kothandaramar Oottathur

Kothandaramar Oottathur

Vaishnavite Temples, Perambalur District


Kothandaramar, facing east


Padmavathi Thaayar, facing east

Other Deities

Anjaneya, Garuda, Ramanujar, Vishwaksenar, Nammazhwar

Kothandaramar Oottathur is a large and ancient east facing temple with an immaculate stone gateway. This gateway has many beautiful carvings on it. Kothandaramar Oottathur has 2 Prakarams. The inner Prakaram houses all the deities and is surrounded by a high wall about 10 feet tall. The outer Prakaram is wide and is enclosed by another huge wall about 10-12 feet tall. The mantapams in the inside Prakaram have some exquisitely carved pillars. There are several stone inscriptions and symbols of fish carved here. The main deity of Kothandaramar is with Lakshmana and Sita.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Kothandaramar Oottathur is an ancient temple as old as the Sutharathineswar Temple. The stone inscriptions, architecture and other carvings give a clear indication of its antiquity. A tunnel is said to exist between these two temples.


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Kothandaramar Oottathur is inside Oottathur village and comes before reaching the Sutharathineswar Temple.

Stay and Food

None locally. Closest is Perambalur or Thiruchirapally depending on your itinerary.

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