Arulmigu Gothaparameshwarar Temple Kunnathur

Arulmigu Gothaparameshwarar Temple
Decription Name
God Arulmigu gothaparameshwarar @ kailasanathar
Goddess Arulmigu Sivagami amman
Sthala virutcham Vilvam
Aagamam Kamiga Aagamam
Kunnathur temple front view


In navakailaya’s this is the removing dhosams of raaghu in navagrahas.Kunnathur is also called as chenkaani.Kaani means land.Chenkaani meant by the land was in red soil.In ancient time kunnathur is called as keelvembunattu chenkaani alias Navaninarayana sathurvedhimangalam.From the information of this temple’s inscription this temple was built in 13th century. King veerapandian donated 4,200 value of money to this temple for daily boojas.There is a land scale in this temple. From the information of this temple inscriptions, this land scale was used to rectify the problems about lands.From the information of copper inscriptions who was preserved by the Nellaiappar temple, Tirunelveli, the temple was called by Thirunaangeesaneri and the god was called as Thirunaagessar (Similarly to Thirunaageswaram Raaghu sthalam).

Gothaparameswar temple side view

Special Features

In the outer side of this temple Arumuganainar statue was formed in a single stone with thiruvachi.A serpant mark was found in the main god’s (lingam) chest.This temple was the best place for remedy to the devotees who was affected by raaghu dhosam.This temple is known as raaghu sthalam and also the 4th navakailayam.This is the best remedy place for the devotees for marital problems, infertility, kaaladhosam and nagadhosam.

Pooja timings

Two time poojas in every day.


7.30 am to 10.45 am


5.00 pm to 6.30 pm


Raaghu peyarchi special pooja and Sunday raaghu kaala pooja.

Kunnathur temple side view

Venue and travel facilities

This temple was located at 11 kms in tirunelveli junction bus stand and railway junction.This temple located at kunnathur, keelathiruvengadanathapuram was in the route of Nellai town to Melathiruvengadanathapuram.Government buses are operated in the Tirunelveli junction bus stand and mini buses are operated in Nellai town to this temple.Lot of rooms and lodge facilities are available in Tirunelveli junction.
Rasi:Scorpio, Aries


The worship of the lord of this temple is equivalent to worshiping the lord siva in Thirunaageswaram nearly kumbakonam.


  • To worship of this temple’s god, the following problems are rectified.
  • Stomach problems, mental disorder, haemorrhoids, marital problems, infertility, academic hardship.

Contact address:

Executive Officer
Arulmigu Kothaparameshwar Temple
Contact No: 9442018567