Varadaraja Perumal Tharuvai

Varadaraja Perumal, Tharuvai

Vaishnavite Temples - Tirunelveli District


Varadaraja Perumal, facing east


Sreedevi and Bhoodevi along with main deity, facing east

Other Deities

Garudan, Sastha with Purna and Pushkala

Varadaraja Perumal Tharuvai is a small temple with a single Prakaram. A Mahamantapam and Ardhamantapam are present before the Sanctum Sanctorum. In the Prakaram a Vilwam and Tamarind tree have grown joined as one. The Tamiraparani river flows behind Varadaraja Perumal Tharuvai.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Varadaraja Perumal Tharuvai has a lot of inscriptions all over the outer walls of the Sanctum Sanctorum indicating its antiquity. The details of these are not available as of now. The fish symbol carved on the ceiling at the entrance and Mahamantapam indicates that the temple dates back to the Pandya period.


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Varadaraja Perumal Tharuvai is 10 kilometers southwest of Tirunelveli in the Ambasamudram Road.

Stay and Food

None locally. Closest is Tirunelveli.

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