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Sri Kailasanathar temple
Moolavar: Kailasanathar
  Urchavar: Shanmuganathar with Mother Valli and Deivanai
  Amman / Thayar: Periyanayaki Amman
  Thala Virutcham: Vilwa
  Theertham: Surya Theertham (a well)
  Agamam / Pooja : Kamika Agama
  Old year: 500-1000 years old
  Historical Name:
  City: Ilankarkudi
  District: Tiruvarur
  State: Tamil Nadu
  Fortnighly Pradosha pujas, Tiruvadhirai-Arudra Darshan in December-January, Masi Magam and Maha Shivrathri in February-March and Panguni Uthiram in March-April are the festivals celebrated in the temple.  
 Temple's Speciality:
  This is one of the 108 Shiva temples built by Chola kings.  
Opening Time:
  From 9.00 a.m. to 12.00 a.m and from 4.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.  
  Sri Kaailasanathar Temple, IlankarKudi, Koradacherry post. Kudavasal taluk, Tiruvarur-613 703.  
  +91 89036 63144 
 General Information:

Lords Vinayaka, Muruga and the presiding deity are facing east.  Navagrahas in a shrine with a Vimana are in the outer prakara.  Kala Bhairava is facing south and Mother Perianayaki Amman the south.  The space of the Mandap is spacious enough for 200 devotees.  Renovation works are underway at the back place.   There are six Kalasas in the temple.


People pray here for relief from burden of debts, for prosperity and peace in life.

Thanks giving:
  Devotees partake in the Annabhisheakam event. Women join the Deepa Pujas. 
 Greatness Of Temple:

This is one of the 108 Shiva temples built by Chola kings.  Odhuvars – well versed in Thevaram-Tiruvasagam hymns- are brought to the place with residential facilities etc.  Vedas were taught to temple priests in the year 1890.  Keeping Kailasanathar temple as a centre, other temples were also built here.

  Temple History:

With its reputation as described above, the added importance is that Pandavas worshipped in this temple.  As the temple was subjected to damages due to negligence, the family of one Muthiah Gurukkal took care of it, collected donations, renovated and restored the glory of the temple.

Special Features:
  Miracle Based: This is one of the 108 Shiva temples built by Cholas.
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