Tourist Places in COIMBATORE (Tamil Nadu) – Avinashi Shiva Temple

shiva temple in avinashi

Avinashi Shiva Temple: (45 kms.) In this Satellite City of Coimbatore, the Shiva temple is a famous pilgrim centre. Known by various names as Pukkaliyur, Dakshina Kashi and Dakshina Prayag, the Avinaseshwara in the shrine is said to be a self manifesting Linga. Parvati is known here as Karunambika. The first enclosure contains some beautifully carved sculptures and idols along with the 63 Nayanmars. The temple chariot is one of the biggest in this part of the country.

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