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Sri Pasupatheswarar Temple is a Lord Shiva temple in Thiruvetkalam in Cuddalore district of Tamil Nadu. The temple is a padal petra sthalam and the second sthalam in the series and the first one being Chidambaram. It is located inside the Annamalai University Complex.

This temple was built by Pallavas during the 7th century. The temple was later renovated by Chettiars during the year 1914 with stones, earlier it was built with redstones. The lingam here is considered as swamybu.

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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

The temple covers an area of 2 acres and has 3 tiered gopuaram.

According to legends, Arujna of Mahabharata has worshipped Lord Shiva here for Pashupatastra and received it here. His sculpture is also portrayed here brilliantly in the temple.

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