Saturday, January 7, 2017

Srinivasa Perumal Temple, Keezha Pazhuvur, Pazhuvur, Ariyalur

Srinivasa Perumal Temple, Keezha Pazhuvur, Pazhuvur, Ariyalur
Srinivasa Perumal Temple is dedicated to Hindu God Vishnu located at Keezha Pazhuvur Village near Pazhuvur in Ariyalur District of Tamilnadu. Utsavar Deity is called as Azhagiya Manavala Perumal. The place is part of the ancient settlement of Perumpaluvur ruled over by Paluvettaraiyar chieftains who had connections with the Chera clan.


Pazhuvur region has four Shiva Temple Complexes from the times of the Pazhuvettarayars and the Chola kings. This clan was ruling the area under the bigger umbrella of the Chola Empire. Pazhuvur is situated on the Tiruchi – Ariyalur highway, the Pazhuvur Temples can be found in three sectors called Keezha Pazhuvur (lower area on the east), Mela Pazhuvur (upper area on the west) and Keezhayur.
Kilappaluvur is located in the Trichy – Ariyalur route leading to the ancient Chola capital of Gangaikondacholapuram, at a distance of 5 km from Ariyalur and 53 km from Trichy.

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