Karapureeswarar Thiruparkadal

Karapureeswarar, Thiruparkadal

Saivite Temples - Vellore District


Karapureeswarar, facing east


Abithagujaambal, facing south

Other Deities

Ganesha, Muruga with consorts, Naagar, Navagraha, Jeshta Devi with Gokhuman and Agni Devi

Karapureeswarar Thiruparkadal temple is and ancient east facing temple with a 3 tier Rajagopuram in the east. The temple has 2 Prakarams. There is a closed gate at the western side also in the outer Prakaram.

Holy Water – No information

Holy Tree – No information


Karapureeswarar Thiruparkadal is a Vaippu Sthalam included in one of the Thevaram Hymns of Thirunavukkarasar (7th Century CE). Karapureeswarar Thiruparkadal has many inscriptions one of which is said to belong to the period of Parantaka Chola (10th Century CE).


Karapureeswarar Thiruparkadal has a legendary connection with the temple of Prasanna Venkatesa Perumal temple nearby where Lord Vishnu is actually standing on the base of a Lingam.


Karapureeswarar Thiruparkadal is inside Kaveripakkam/Tiruparkadal village and on the way to the Perumal temples.

Stay and Food

None locally. Kaveripakkam has a few large snack shops where you can get a decent meal.

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