Thiru Indhaloor

Thiru Indhaloor

108 Divya Desam, Nagapattinam District


Parimala Renganathar, facing east. (Also Maruviniya Maindhar, Utsavar-Sugandhava Nadhar)


Parimala Ranganayaki, facing east. (Also Chandra Shaba Vimosana Valli and Pundarigavalli)

Other Deities

To be updated

Thiru Indhaloor is an east facing temple with a 5 tier Rajagopuram, 2 Prakarams and a temple tank in front of the temple in the south east.

Holy Water (Theertham) – Indu Pushkarini

Vimaanam – Veda Chakra Vimaanam


Tirumangaiazhwar (One of the 12 Alwars – 7th to 10th Centuries CE) has sung 11 hymns of Divya Prabhandham here at Thiru Indhaloor in praise of the Lord.


The historic subject of giving equal status to Cauvery and Ganges rivers happened here and they are seen sitting here at Thiru Indhaloor on the head and feet of the lord respectively. Chandran is said to have been relieved of his sins here at Thiru Indhaloor by the lord and his consort together.


Thiru Indhaloor is located in the outskirts of Mayiladuthurai town.

Stay and Food

Many hotels and lodges are available for stay. Kaaliakkudi, a vegetarian restaurant located near the bus stand, started in 1931, serves good food at all times.

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