Sethunarayana Perumal Watrap

Sethunarayana Perumal, Watrap

Vaishnavite Temples - Virudhunagar District


Sethunarayana Perumal, facing east


Sreedevi and Bhoodevi along with the main deity, facing east

Other Deities

Garuda, Anjaneya, Chakrathazhwar

Sethunarayana Perumal Watrap is a small east-facing temple with an entrance gate from the east. The temple is situated in a single prakaram. A small Maha Mandapam and an Ardha Mandapam are in front of the Sanctum Sanctorum of the Lord. The main deity is seen in a standing posture with his consorts.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Sethunarayana Perumal Watrap is said to be an old temple. Historical information is not available as of now. The village used to be called Vatradha Iruppu (the river that never dries) probably referring to the Arjuna River that comes down from the hills on the west. The name was changed to Watrap by the Britishers.


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Sethunarayana Perumal Watrap is 20 kilometers north of Srivilliputhur. Take the highway going to Madurai and take a left towards the northwest at Krishnankovil Village to reach Sethunarayana Perumal Watrap.

Stay and Food

None locally. Srivilliputhur has a few restaurants and hotels for stay. Hotel Kathiravan in Srivilliputhur serves good food.

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