Renganadar Thiruvadigai

Renganadar Thiruvadigai

Vaishnavite Temples, Cuddalore District


Aranganadar (Renganadar), facing east


Renganayagi, facing east

Other Deities

Chakrathazhwar, Aandal, Ambal, Desikar, Garuda, Anjaneya

Renganadar Thiruvadigai is a large east facing temple with entrances from south and east through a gateway. The Vimaana is huge and so is the goddess at about 7-8 feet.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – Jackfruit, Mango, Coconut


Renganadar Thiruvadigai is ancient temple that dates back to the 7th Century CE at least.


King Pallavaraya’s daughter was an ardent devotee of Lord Renganathar of Srirengam and wanted to move there. The king of Thiruvadigai who wanted to marry her heard this and built Renganadar Thiruvadigai temple to satisfy and keep her here.


Renganadar Thiruvadigai is about 3 kilometers east of Panruti on the Cuddalore road. There are 3 other temples nearby including Thiruvadigai. Refer our map for details.

Stay and Food

Panruti has a few restaurants for a meal. Cuddalore or Chidambaram is recommended for stay.

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