Kutralanathar Temple, Courtallam

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The Kutralanathar Temple is one of the most popular temples of the place and the temple is devoted to Lord Shiva who is known by the name Lord Thiru Kutralanathar. The temple has various inscriptions of the Chola kings and the Pandya kings. The temple is located amidst rivers, mountains and the famous Shivamathugai falls. The temple is preserved by the temple Devasthanam. Saint Agathiyar is said to have worshipped in this temple; hence, the temple got its name. Close to the temple there is a room dedicated for pictures which is known as the Chitra Sabha, which houses several carvings of Puranic stories, deities and several significant religious events.


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