Sri Karpaganathar Temple is a Lord Shiva temple in Karpaganatharkulam in Thiruvarur district in Tamil Nadu. It is one of the padal petra sthalam and the Lord Shiva here was worshipped by Thirugnasambandar.

The Shiva lingam here is a swayambu moorthy and has eight faces. According to legends, Sri Rama has worshipped Lord Shiva here before building Lanka sethu.

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Parking Difficulty : Easy
Walking Needed : Less than 100 meters inside the temple
Time Needed : 20-30 minutes
Open Timings : 5.00 AM to 12:00 Noon and from 4.00 PM to 8.00 PM
Still Photography : Not Allowed inside the Inner Sanctum
Video Photography : Not Allowed inside the Inner Sanctum
Moolavar : Thirumeninaathar / Sornamalai
Sthala Vruksham : Arasu /Punnai
Theertham : Bhagaveri River (Gundaaru)
Traditional Name: Thiruchuzhi
Padal : Sundarar
Tropical Climate for most part of the year. Wear Cotton (March-November)
Wear Traditional Dress. Cover yourself decently
Avoid Shoes
Nearest Railway Station : Kodai Road Railway Station
Nearest Airport : Madurai Airport
Nearest National Highway : NH32
Nearest Landmark : Kodai Market

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