Chokkanathar Vadakarai Athur

Chokkanathar, Vadakarai Athur

Saivite Temples - Namakkal District


Chokkanathar, facing east


Meenakshi, facing south

Other Deities

Vinayaka, Garuda, Anjael Endru Nindra Perumal, Sreedevi, Bhoodevi, Saneeswara, Navagraha. Sanctum Niches – Dakshinamurthy, Chandikeswara

Chokkanathar Vadakarai Athur is an east-facing temple situated in an open Prakaram. The sanctum sanctorum of the main deity and the shrine of the goddess have a common mandapam in front with an entrance from the east and exit through another door in the south. There is a beautiful Nandi in front. There are two Dwarapalakas outside the east entrance of the Mandapam. Behind on the southwest side of the sanctum sanctorum is a separate shrine for Anjael Endru Nindra Perumal with his consorts Sreedevi and Bhoodevi facing east. A garuda idol is facing the Perumal shrine. The Cauvery River is flowing from north to south about 600 meters west of Chokkanathar Vadakarai Athur temple.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Chokkanathar Vadakarai Athur is an old temple. Historical information is not available as of now.


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Chokkanathar Vadakarai Athur is about 35 kilometers southwest of Namakkal via Paramathi, Kabilarmalai, and Jedarpalayam. Chokkanathar Vadakarai Athur can be reached from the south side of the village through a mud road.

Stay and Food

None locally. The closest is Namakkal.

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