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Viruveedu is a beautiful village located in the southern part of Tamil Nadu in the district of Dindigul.It is 12 Kilometres away from Bathalagundu and takes 14 Kilometres on road from Usilampatti.


Viruveedu is approximately 49 kilometres away from Dindigul on road. There are regular buses (every 15 minutes) from Vathalagundu and Usilampatti and it is a 20 minute ride to this village. Kodai road junction which is on the major Chennai-Madurai track is 20 kilometers away from this village . There are regular buses (every 10 minutes) from Madurai Arappalyam terminals which will give us a pleasant one hour ride.

All the basic amenities like hospital , schools , banks, ATM's , hotels etc., are available in this place.

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Agriculture is the main sort of employment in this village . This village has a fertile black soil where cotton and ground nuts are cultivated majorly. Some other famous plantations are jasmine , drumsticks , neotea field bean (Mochchai) , brinjal etc., River Maruthanathi , which is the major source of water is located at a distance of 5 Kilometres. People here cultivate rice when there is a water flow in this river.

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There are some famous places nearby for sightseeing. Cholavanthan is 33 Kilometres apart from this place which has the famous Thiruvedagam temple and Jaganathar temple. Anaipatti Anjaneyar temple is a beautiful place situated at the banks of the river Vaigai which is 18 Kilometres from here. Similarly there are more places around this village to visit.

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  • The famous 300 years old Sri Angalaeaswari udunurai Sri Valagurunathaswamy temple is located in this village.The prime deity Sri Angalaeaswari is said to be the goddess who kills all the negativity and evils there by safe guards her devotees . Other deities like Valagurunathaswamy , Veerabathrar , Sangili Karuppu , Sandana Karuppu , Irullappar , Pechiamman and Rakkayi are there in this temple. People often visit this temple as this temple is a divine place with peace environment.
  • 'Sri Gurunathaswamy temple' - This temple is situated in Viruveedu which is 9 kms from Batlagundu on the Batlagundu-Usilampatti road. The presiding deities are Gurunathaswamy, Angala Parameswari and some other deities. This temple is considered over 300 years old and has been recently renovated. This temple is on the eastern bank of river vaigai. The village of Kunnuvarankottai is on the western bank of river Vaigai.

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