Karpagavinayagar Temple, Karaikudi

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Karpaka Vinayaka Temple or Pillaiyarpatti Pillaiyar Temple is an ancient rock-cut cave shrine dedicated to Lord Ganesha, located at Pillayarpatti in Tiruppathur Taluk, Sivaganga district in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. Pilliyarpatti is located 12 kilometers far, east to Tiruppathur, 3 kilometers far, west to Kundrakudi Murugan temple and 16 km far, west to Karaikudi, and 47 km far, north-east towards Sivaganga town, the district head-quarters.

The presiding deity of the temple is Karpaka Vinayakar. In the cave temple, there are rock cut images of Siva and other gods as well as several shrines. The Āgama texts found on stone inscriptions in the temple help to date the temple between the years 1091 and 1238 B.C.
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  • , ur prayers answered, i wont miss this place , mostly i visit every year..pray calm by standing before him for few minutes then u feel difference  more »
  • Both the temple and guset houses are maintained in good condition. We had paid for Abhishekam as one among other devotees at Noon. Within the space available before the Ganesa sannidhi, temple...  more »
  • Unlike a lot of the other temples we visited in Tamil Nadu, this one was not overcrowded & hence provided for moments of contemplation, solitude, peace. It also allowed me to absorb the grandeur in...  more »
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  • Nice and beautiful temple. One of the biggest idols of lord Ganesha I have seen very historical place. Seeing or looking at the Ganapathy brings a sense of happiness and calmness to you. You don't feel like leaving the temple.
  • When i go there i feel the vibration.
  • The best place to feel divinity
  • Nice place 👌😎🔥🔥
  • Amazing temble

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