Lord Shiva made samhar of eight asuras at different places.
Verkudi Veerataneswarar Kovil-one of the ashta veerattanam (Lord shiva made samhar of eight asuras at different places ) temples.
Name of the Temple
Arulmiga Veerataneswarar Alyam
Period of origin
Before 7th Century
Name of deity
Sthala Theertham: Raktha Nathi,Chakra Theertham in the front and Sangu Theertham at the back.
This Place is situated at the bank of two rivers,In ancient period it was called as COTHITTAI(Thittai means a place surrounded with water in Tamil)now it is known to be VEERKUDI.
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