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vinayakar temple

(a mountain cut into a temple) in KALUGUMALAI neary 30 km from Kovilpatti in Tirunelveli district.A mountain has beeb exavated in a rectangular fashion and in the middle a temple has been sculptuered from a single piece of rock like the kailasanathar temple in ELLORA.This temple is built between 8th and 9th century.Daksinamorthy playing Mirudangam is a unique feature in this temple,basicaly it is a vinayagar temple.