- Search and research are the basic ideology of
researchers. During the field survey of cultivated paddy
land by authors and found a collapsed later Pandya style
architectural engineering ‘Adi Narayanaperumal’
temple at Kovilur village in Alanganallur of Madurai
district. This temple was called by the locals ‘Otta Kovil’
and the temple was constructed with a double stone wall
structure in a single beam. Temple’s front entrance hall
has embossed a Karudalvar and Hanuman standing
posture sculpture, Vaishnava symbol, Conch, Chakra,
and later Pandya symbol a cendu between the two fishes.
The collapsed temple engraved women’s feutus
structure, pregnant woman various postures, and broken
male and female idols. This temple functioned as a
medical institution because here found medicare remains
pits. ‘Adi Narayanaperumal’ and ‘Alagar’ two-word
inscriptions are also found. Some evidence sculpture
visible that repair/renovation engineering work was done
by Nayaka ruler under the supremacy of Vijayanagara
rulers. Regarding this new finding, we discuss the
succeeding paragraph in detail.
Keywords : Mandapam, Sculpture, Stone Window, Medicare Pit, Double wall.