Tirunalloorperumanam, Achalpuram

Padal Petra Sthalam - Nagapattinam District


Sivalogathyagar, facing east. Other names include Perumanam Udaya Mahadevar


Venneetru Umainangai, facing south. Other names include Suvedha Viboothi Nayagi, Viboothi Kalyani

Other Deities

Vinayaga, Nalvar, Muruga, 63 Nayanmars, Nataraja, Sattainadar, Dakshinamurthy, Brahma, Durga

Tirunalloorperumanam, Achalpuram is a large east facing with a 5 tier Rajagopuram and temple tank in front, all in one alignment. Thirugnanasambandar is seen here with his wife Thothira Poornambigai.

Holy Water (Theertham) – Panjakshatheertham and 11 others

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – Mango (Mangifera indica)


Thevaram Hymns have been rendered by Thirugnanasambandar (7th Century CE) for the lord here at Tirunalloorperumanam.


Tirugnanasambandar, his wife along with the guests attending his marriage are believed to have merged with the lord’s light here at Tirunalloorperumanam.


After Chidambaram cross the Kollidam river bridge and take the second left (Aalakudi Road) going to to Mahendrapalli. Tirunalloorperumanam, Achalpuram is about 5kms in this road. The first left also goes to Mahendrapalli, so do not get confused. Refer to the map below for exact location of the Tirunalloorperumanam temple.

Stay and Food

Chidambaram and Sirkali are the closest places and have several hotels and restaurants. Of special mention would be the Krishna Vilas hotel on the west side of the Chidambaram temple.

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