Planning for any Pilgrimage? Then your best option is Srivilliputhur, It’s a small town in Virudhachalam district, on the way to Sengottai and it is home to many temples! Srivilliputhur is built around the Srivilliputhur Temple. It is a temple dedicated to Andal who is the only female Alvar of the 12 alvar saints of South India. The location of Srivilliputhur is in Western Ghats also doubles down as a beautiful hill station for vacation! and you can online bus tickets to Srivilliputhur in ticketgoose.com which is said to be a vast online booking portal among travel Industry.
As a pilgrimage destination, Srivilliputhur has
Srivilliputhur Andal temple
The temple has two portions :
The Sanctum of Andal located on the Southwest
The Sanctum of Vatapatrasayi (Vishnu) is located on the Northeast direction.
The temple’s entrance tower called as “The rajagopuram” stands at the height of 59m which gives a majestic look and feel! The temple follows Thenkalai tradition of worship. The priests perform the rituals during festivals and on a daily basis. There is a granite wall surrounding the temple, enclosing all its shrines, the garden where Andal was found and two of its three bodies of water.
Sathuragiri Temple & Hill
Sathuragiri Hills is also known as ‘Sundara Mahalingam Hill’ is situated near Srivilliputhur. The legend says that, here all the four Vedas met and formed the hill. Another meaning is that the whole mountain is in a square (chathuram) shape, hence the name Chathuragiri. Sathuragiri is the abode of God. It has been told that 18 Siddhas live here. The place packs scenic beauty too. There are several falls on the way to Shiva temple.
Sri Srinivasaperumal Temple
This temple is considered to as an alternative to Tirupathi. It houses Lord Perumal. We have to climb to reach the top. There are about 200 steps & the view from top is scenic. It shows the beauty of Srivilliputhur from an Ariel view.
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