Koothanur is the birthplace of the Tamil poet Ottakoothar. There is another reason for the name of this place which is Rajaraja Chola II gifted this village for koothan's poem because he is a great poet. So this village is called Koothan + oor = Koothanur. In India, Koothanur became an important tourist spot
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I have written on colour changing Siva in Virupaksha temple, Karnataka and another one in Tamil Nadu.
I will be writing on one such temple near Chennai.
Now there is a Shiva Temple near Myladuthurai,Tamil Nadu.
But Trade was also carried out through western ports on the Arabian sea.
Chera kings used this route.
But for the Chola's,whose Ports were in the East,had to reach the western ports .
And they used Kumbakonam as the Entry point to the western Ports.
The early Chola,Karikal Valavan held Court in Kumbakonam.
The Panchakrosha Temples around Kumakonam are,