ⓘ Thirukkovil Temple

                                     

ⓘ Thirukkovil Temple

Thirukkovil Temple is the most significant Hindu temple in Thirukkovil, Ampara District of Eastern Province, Sri Lanka. It is dedicated to Chitravelayudhar who was once the guardian deity of Mattakkalappu Desam and this temple enjoyed the honor of Desathukkovil of the Batticaloa region. Archaeological and historical evidences suggest that Cholan, Kotte and Kandyan kings maintained strong relations with this temple in the past.