Sundareswarar Kallikudi

Sundareswarar, Kallikudi

Saivite Temples, Madurai District


Sundareswarar, facing east


Meenakshi, facing east

Other Deities


Sundareswarar Kallikudi is an east-facing temple situated in an open prakaram. A Nandi mandapam is in front. A Mukha Mandapam is in front of the sanctum sanctorum of the main deity. There are some fish and ornamental carvings in the ceiling of this mandapam. On the south side is a separate shrine for the Goddess. Sundareswarar Kallikudi is in ruins and all the idols have been moved out for safekeeping at present. There is a large pond on the north side of the Sundareswarar Kallikudi temple.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Sundareswarar Kallikudi is an old temple as is evident from the architecture and an inscription found on the floor of the Mukha Mandapam. Historical information is not available as of now.


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Sundareswarar Kallikudi is 16 kilometers south of Thirumangalam off the NH44. At the Kalligudi Chathram junction take a right towards the west and go for about 2.5 kilometers to reach Sundareswarar Kallikudi. There is an old Perumal Temple in the same village a little way after this temple. Just before this village is another ancient Perumal Temple in a village called Agathapatti. This temple is visible from the road itself as you pass by.

Stay and Food

None locally. The closest is Thirumangalam and Madurai. There are a few tea shops at the Kalligudi Chathram junction.

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