Kalyana Pasupatheeswarar Temple, Karur

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Kalyana Pasupatheeswarar Temple was constructed to the time when the Cholas ruled the region. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is one of the seven major Sivalingams in the region. The temple is famous for the Paasupatheeswarar lingam which is five feet in height and has a group of five sculptures.

The lingam is placed on the sanctum sanctorum, and it is shown as bathing in milk which is oozing out of a cow’s udder.

 

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