Karur Pasupatheswarar Temple History

Karur Pasupatheswarar Temple History, Temple Timings and Route info

Dress Code: Any decent outfit

Darshan duration: 15 to 20 mins during weekdays. 30 to 45 mins during weekends and 1 to 2 hours on festival days.

It is free entry for all devotees.

Karur Pasupatheswarar Temple History

As per the legend, Lord Brahma felt proud as the Creator of the world. Lord Shiva, instructed divine cow Kamadenu through the Sage Narada to perform penance in Vanji trees forest. As instructed, the divine cow, Kamadenu worshipped Shiva Linga hidden in an anthill. Kamadhenu used to perform Abhishekam with its milk. One day, while performing Abhishekam Kamadhenu’s hoof accidentally hit the Linga. The Linga started bleeding and scar is left on the Shiva Linga. It can be seen even now. Kamadenu pleaded guilty to Lord Siva. Lord Shiva worshipped as Pasupathi Nathar. Impressed Lord Siva assigned the creation work to the divine cow Kamadhenu. Kamadenu started the creation of the world job and wiped the pride of Brahma. Realising his mistakes, Lord Brahma performed severe penance for Lord Siva in Satya loka. Pleased Lord Siva reassigned the creation job to Brahmma and took Kamadhenu along with him.

Karur Pasupatheswarar Temple Timings

Morning Hours: 6:00 am to 12:00 pm

Evening Hours: 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm

The might might change on festival days.

Temple Annadanam Donation Amount
One day Annadhanam for 100 persons Rs.2000
One day Annadanam every year Rs.20000

Important Festivals at Karur Pasupatheswarar Temple

Month/ Date Festival Details
Chithirai 10 days Festival with Car riding.
Aadi Holy bath in the river Kaveri on 18th day of Aadi Month.

Deepam will held in Thirukovil

Deities will be covered with sandal paste on the last Friday.

Avani Krishna Jayanthi
Aipasi Shasti festival for 6 days
Karthikai Karthigai Deepam. 108 Sankabhishekam
Markazhi Nataraja Abhishekam

Vaikunta Darshan

Thai Theerthavizha
Masi Maha Sivaratri
Panguni Panguni Uttiram

How to reach Karur Pasupatheswarar Temple?

By Air

  1. The nearest airport is at Tiruchirapalli which is 87 Km away

By Train

  1. The nearest railway station is at Karur which is  1.3 Km away.

By Bus

  1. The direct bus is available from Karur to the temple and Trichy.

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