Kasi Viswanathar Paramathivelur

Kasi Viswanathar, Paramathivelur

Saivite Temples - Namakkal District


Kasi Viswanathar, facing east


Visalakshi, facing south

Other Deities

Vinayaka, Twin Vinayaka, Muruga with consorts, Gajalakshmi

Kasi Viswanathar Paramathivelur is an east-facing temple with a 3 tiered Rajagopuram on the east side and surrounded by a high compound wall. A single Prakaram houses the shrines and sanctum sanctorum. There are cloistered mandapams on the south side of the Prakaram. The pillars in the Mandapams have some nice carvings and there are a lot of Fish symbols on the mandapam and compound walls. There is a small gate and gopuram on the south side facing the Cauvery River that flows just beyond the walls of the temple. There is a crematorium next to the Kasi Viswanathar Paramathivelur temple. Kasi Viswanathar Paramathivelur is presently undergoing major renovation work and the shrines and sanctum niches are awaiting completion and installation of deities.

Holy Water (Theertham) – Cauvery River

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Kasi Viswanathar Paramathivelur is an old temple that is being renovated as of 2021. The presence of fish symbols could indicate the contribution of the Pandya Kings. Historical information is not available as of now.


No information


Kasi Viswanathar Paramathivelur is about 1.5 kilometers south of Velur in a place called Anichampalayam. Paramathi and Velur are adjoining towns about 20 kilometers southwest of Namakkal.

Stay and Food

None locally. The closest is Namakkal.

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