Karunellinadar Thiruthangal

Karunellinadar, Thiruthangal

Saivite Temples - Virudhunagar District


Karunellinadar, facing east


Meenakshi Amman, facing east

Other Deities

Surya, Vinayaka, Muruga with consorts, Naganathaswamy, Girigujambal, Piraisoodi Amman, Navagraha, Bhairava, Chandran. Sanctum niches – Vinayaka, Dakshinamurthy, Durga, Chandikeswara

Karunellinadar Thiruthangal is a small temple on a small hillock with a Muruga temple at the top. Entrance is through steps in the east and also from the side of the Vishnu Temple behind. A common Mahamandapam is in front of the sanctum of the main deity and the shrine of the goddess. This mandapam has retained all the old stone structures like pillars and ceiling and painted them up. The flooring is completely new with marble tiles.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Karunellinadar Thiruthangal is an old temple as is evident from the architecture. But historical information is not available as of now.


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Karunellinadar Thiruthangal is 5 kilometers north of Sivakasi on the road to Virudhunagar. Behind Karunellinadar Thiruthangal is a 108 Divya Desan temple of Lord Vishnu and above is a small Murugan Temple.

Stay and Food

None locally except tea shops. The closest is Sivakasi or Virudhunagar (25 kilometers) depending on your travel plans.

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