Vadathillai Papahareswarar Temple Photos

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Vadathillai, an obscure village, boasts of an ancient temple more than 1000 years old. The whole village has only about 10-15 houses, but is surrounded by beautiful greenery of riping paddy fields. The Sthala Purana-local history – as directed by Acharya Ramanuja, Chandragiri king Kattithevan Yadavarayan built this beautiful Shiva temple for Embar Govindan, Who brought small Banalinga of palm size when he was bathing in the Holy Ganga to this temple.