Saivite Temples - Thoothukudi District
This is a large temple with a 5 tiered Rajagopuram built by the Nayak Kings.
This is an ancient temple with many inscriptions around the Sanctum Sanctorum.
This is the fifth of the Nava Kailasha Temples on the banks of the Tamiraparani River.
This is an ancient temple that is in a dilapidating stage requiring urgent attention.
Pathanjali Vyagrapadeeswarar, Seydunganallur
The Lingam here was by Sages Pathanjali and Vyagrapadar thus including both their names.
The Navagrahas in a circular form on a lotus-shaped pedestal was created by Sadhu Chidambara Swamigal.
Kailasanadar, Then Thiruperai
This is the seventh of the Nava Kailasha Temples on the banks of the Tamiraparani River.
This is the eighth of the Nava Kailasha Temples on the banks of the Tamiraparani River.
Kasi Viswanathar, Nagalapuram
This is a beautiful temple situated in a single tree-filled Prakaram.
This is an old temple situated on the banks of the Kayathar River.
This is an ancient dilapidated temple requiring urgent attention from Temple Renovation groups.
Similar to the Madurai temple the goddess is given first importance here.
Kappalottiya Tamizhan and Veerapandya Kattabomman have worshiped the lord here.
This temple situated on the banks of a minor river in a very peaceful place.
Lord Muruga’s shrine is in between the Shiva and Parvati Sanctums in Somaskandar formation here.
The long corridor mandapam leading to this ancient temple is like a street.
Kachikonda Pandeeswarar, Kulasekharapatnam
The Navagraha installation here has 11 idols with the consorts of Surya.
There are many inscriptions here indicating the antiquity of this beautiful temple.
The Dakshinamurthy idol here is unique, in the form of Ardhanareeswara.
This is a small and beautiful temple with separate entrances for the main deities.
There are several Chola and Pandya inscriptions in this ancient temple.
The Vimaanam of the main deity in this ancient temple is a massive structure.
This temple is amidst lush groves on the banks of the Tamiraparani River.
This temple was excavated in the 8th century CE by Pandya King Parandhagan Netunjadaiyan.