Bhairava Karia Perumal Chinna Pappampatti

Bhairava Karia Perumal, Chinna Pappampatti

Vaishnavite Temples - Salem District


Bhairava Karia Perumal, facing east


Sreedevi and Bhoodevi along with the main deity, facing east

Other Deities

Anjaneya, Garuda, Vinayaka, Saptha Maadhar, Bhairava. Sanctum Niches – Dhanvantri, Lakshmi Hyagrivar, Vishnu Durga

Bhairava Karia Perumal Chinna Pappampatti is an east-facing temple with an entrance through a gate in the east. A stone Dwajasthambam is inside the single Prakaram followed by two Garuda idols one after the other facing the main deity. There are carvings of Garuda, Anjaneya, Conch, and disc on the four sides in the base of the Dwajasthambam. A Maha Mandapam and Ardha Mandapam are in front of the Sanctum Sanctorum of the main deity. The main deity is a 4 feet tall idol in a standing posture with his consorts Sreedevi and Bhoodevi on either side. Unlike in most other Perumal temples, there is a shrine for Bhairava in the prakaram on the north eastern side.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Bhairava Karia Perumal Chinna Pappampatti is an old temple. Historical information is not available as of now.


Bhairava is believed to have worshiped the lord here at Bhairava Karia Perumal Chinna Pappampatti.


Bhairava Karia Perumal Chinna Pappampatti is about 10 kilometers southwest of Tharamangalam. From Tharamangalam take the road going south to Pappambadi. From here take the road going westwards to Jalakandapuram. At about 3 kilometers on this road on the left side is Bhairava Karia Perumal Chinna Pappampatti set amidst fields.

Stay and Food

None localy. The closest for food and stay would be Salem.

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