Kasi Viswanathar Oduvankuruchi

Kasi Viswanathar, Oduvankuruchi

Saivite Temples - Namakkal District


Kasi Viswanathar, facing east


Visalakshi, facing east

Other Deities

Surya, Vinayaka, Muruga with consorts, Navagraha, Bhairava, Saneeswara, Chandran. Sanctum Niches – Vinayaka, Dakshinamurthy, Durga, Chandikeswara

Kasi Viswanathar Oduvankuruchi is an east a facing temple situated in a single prakaram. The entrances to the temple are both on the east and south sides. The sanctum of the main deity and the shrine of the goddess are separate facing east with long tiled roof open-sided mandapams in front. The goddess is on the north side of the main deity’s sanctum. The vimaanam are both old and beautiful. There are separate Nandis facing the main deity and goddess. The Prakaram houses the other shrines and there is a cloistered mandapam with tiled roofs behind on the west side. Behind are a Vinayaka and two Amman temples.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Kasi Viswanathar Oduvankuruchi is an ancient temple. Historical information is not available as of now.


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Kasi Viswanathar Oduvankuruchi is about 9 kilometers east of Rasipuram off the road going towards Namagiripettai. Take the right going south at Seerapalli before Namagiripettai to reach Kasi Viswanathar Oduvankuruchi.

Stay and Food

None locally except tea and snack shops at Rasipuram. The closest is Salem or Namakkal depending on your travel plans.

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