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Kutralam (குட்ரலம்)

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Kutralam (குட்ரலம்)
Primary Deity: Kutrala Natha (குட்ரல னத, குரும்பலவிஸ)
also known as Kurumpalaveesa
Consorts: Kuzhalvaaimozhiammai (குழல்விMஒழிஅம்மி)

Travel base, Address references
Located at: Kutralam
Near: Tirunelveli
Travelbase: Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu, India

Legends and Notes
– Agastya who at Shiva’s request, proceded southward to stabilize the balance of the earth, and relieve it from the instability resulting from the presence of a multitude of entities at Shivas and Parvatis wedding in the Himalayas, to wait for a glimpse of the divine couple, is said to have created the Shivalingam here by shrinking an image of Vishnu, hence the name Kutralam

– The temple has a conch shaped prakaram

Other Information
This temple is considered to be Siva Sthalam

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