Varadaraja Perumal Temple, Haridwaramangalam, Thiruvarur
|Architectural style:||Dravidian architecture|
Legend / Local stories
The Temple is having 5 tier entrance gopuram. A smaller 3 tier gopuram is present on the southern side of this medium sized and ancient temple. Presiding Deity is called as Varadaraja Perumal and is facing east. Presiding deity along with Sridevi and Bhoo Devi graces devotees from the sanctum. Mother is called as Perundevi Thaayar and is facing east. There are shrines for Garuda, Varada Anjaneya, Aadhi Kesava Perumal, Thirumangai Azhwar, Nammazhwar, Ramanujar and Vishwaksenar in this Temple.
How to Reach:
The Temple is located at about 29 Kms from Mannargudi, 3 Kms from Avalivanallur, 15 Kms from Needamangalam, 13 Kms from Ammapettai, 22 Kms from Kumbakonam, 30 Kms from Thanjavur, 10 Kms from Alangudi and 85 Kms from Trichy. Haridwaramangalam is 22 Kms from Kumbakonam on the Ammapettai route. From Thanjavur, the place is 30 Kms on the Nagapattinam road. The visitor has to get down at Ammapet. Haridwaramangalam is 13 Kms northward. Town bus service to Haridwara Mangalam is available from Thanjavur and Kumbakonam. There are direct town buses Nos. 38, 55 and 69 from Thanjavur. Nearest Railway Station is located at Ammapettai and Nearest Airport is located at Trichy.