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Nadutariappar Temple

Nadutariappar Temple
Nadutariappar Temple is located in Tamil Nadu
Nadutariappar Temple
Nadutariappar Temple
Location in Tamil Nadu
Proper name: Nadutariappar Temple
Country: India
State: Tamil Nadu
District: Tiruvarur
Location: Kanrappur
Architecture and culture
Primary deity: Nadutariappar
Architectural styles: Dravidian architecture

Nadutariappar Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located near Tiruvarur, Tamil Nadu, India.[1] The temple is incarnated by the hymns of Appar and is classified as Paadal Petra Sthalam.


The temple is revered by the hymns of 7th century Tamil saint poet, Appar. The Lord here is said to have manifeted out of a peg to which the calf is tied which was worshipped as Linga by a pious female. Worshipped according to tradition of Hidimba[2]


The temple is located 9 km north-east of Nattiyangudi and Tiruvarur.


  1. ^ Census of India, 1961, Volume 7; Volume 9
  2. ^ Concise classified dictionary of Hinduism .P.22.Kodayanallur Vanamamalai Soundara Rajan.
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