This ancient Chola age temple is located 18 km from Villupuram (22 km from Pondicherry) on the Villupuram - Pondicherry stretch of NH 45 A. The temple proper is about 100 metres north of the highway but easily visible from the highway. The temple is now known as Panchanadiswarar Temple.
Tirujnana Sambandhar (7th Century A.D.) has sung a decad of hymns on this deity whom he calls Vadugur Adigal after the ancient place name. As such an antiquity of 1300 years can be ascirbed to the temple which is now a protected monument.
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