Varadaraja Perumal Vasavappapuram

Varadaraja Perumal, Vasavappapuram

Vaishnavite Temples - Thoothukudi


Varadaraja Perumal, facing east


Sreedevi and Bhoodevi along with main deity, facing east

Other Deities

Vinayaka, Naagar, Garudan, Anjaneya

Varadaraja Perumal Vasavappapuram is a small east facing temple with a single prakaram. A small gate is at the entrance in the east. This is followed by a large covered courtyard with a Dwajasthambam and Balipeedam. The entrance to the prakaram is through a small gateway. A Maha Mandapam and Ardha Mandapam are before the sanctum sanctorum of the main deity.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Veeraraghava Perumal Pazhayakayal is an ancient temple as is evident from the inscriptions found on the south wall of the sanctum sanctorum. Historical information is not available as of now.


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Varadaraja Perumal Vasavappapuram is about 15 kilometers east of Tirunelveli off the Thoothukudi Road. Take a right at Vasavappapuram after the outskirts of Tirunelveli and before the bridge on the canal, go for about 1.5 kilometers, take a left towards the east and cross the canal to reach Varadaraja Perumal Vasavappapuram.

Stay and Food

None locally. The closest is Tirunelveli.

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