Arulmigu Kutraalanatha Swamy Thirukkoil Kutraalam

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  • Antiquity of this temple can be traced in Sangam Age Tamil Literature.
  • It is believed that Sage Agastiyar had converted the idol of Vishnu into a Shivalinga here.
  • This temple is referred to in Devaram sung by Saint Thirugnana Sambanthar ascribed to the Seventh Century A.D.
  • Saivite Saints Sundarar and Manickavasakar too sung in praise of this shrine.
  • Saint Arunagirinathar referred this shrine in his hymns.
  • Chitra Sabha, one among the five famous dancing halls where Lord Nataraja performs his cosmic dance is located here.

Photo Gallery

  • Courtallam Temple Water Falls in the background
  • Car Festival
  • Natarajar Drawing

How to Reach:

By Air

Nearest Air port Vagaikulam of Thoothukudi District (98 KMS)

By Train

About 6 kms by road from Tenkasi railway station

By Road

Plenty of Bus Services are available from Tirunelveli to Tenkasi and there after to Courtalam