Valikandapuram Temple

 


Valikandapuram is a Village in Veppanthattai Taluk in Perambalur District of Tamil Nadu State, India. It is located 11 KM towards North from District head quarters Perambalur. 10 KM from Veppanthattai. 284 KM from State capital Chennai .

Valikandapuram is ths important city in the Chola Kingdom. Valikandapuram links with Ramayana.  The King Vali worshipped the god Siva here  to  attain many powers,Thus the god siva in the temple is known as Valieswarar and godess is known as Valaambigai. The temple was  built by Chola before the construction  of Tanjore Siva temple populary kown as Periya Kovil.