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Periyakulam is a town and a municipality in the Theni district in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. As of 2011, the town had a population of 42,976.[1] Periyakulam is one of the oldest town in Tamil Nadu carrying rich cultural heritage.

Places of Worship[change | change source]

  • The Balasubramaniam Swamy temple is located on the banks of the Varaha nadhi (Varaha river).
  • The Periyakal Temple and Karanamoorthy Swamy temple are located on the Periyakulam pond.
  • The South-eastside Kailasanathar temple is located in the hills.
  • The Mounaguru Swamigal Madalayam is located in Periaykulam Town.
  • A temple for Varadharaja Perumal is situated in the heart of Periyakulam Region.

Reference[change | change source]

  1. "Census Info 2011 Final population totals". Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2013. Retrieved 26 January 2014.