Tourist Places in PUDUKOTTAI (Tamil Nadu) –Tiruvangai Vasal: (5 kms.)

Tiruvangai Vasal

Tiruvangai Vasal: (5 kms.) Not far from Thirugokarnam, a suburb of Pudukottai, is an ancient temple dedicated to Venkatanathar or Vyaghrapurishwarar. True to its name, the Linga in the shrine gives the facial expression of a tiger. There is an interesting local legend connected with this deity and the divine cow Kantadhenu. The temple is full of finely carved sculptures and some rare representations of the deities. The temple has twentyone inscriptions which throw light on the history of that time.

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