Vinayakar Marungoor

Vinayakar, Marungoor

Other Temples, Kanyakumari District


Vinayaka, facing east



Other Deities

Shiva, Kalyani Amman

Vinayakar Marungoor is a small east-facing temple located in a narrow lane. The temple is situated in a single Prakaram. Lord Shiva in the form of a lingam is installed in a shrine on one side of the Sanctum Sanctorum of Lord Vinayaka. Lord Shiva’s consort Kalyani Amman is in another shrine in the front, facing south.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


There is an inscription found here on the base of the sanctum sanctorum’s north side. As per these inscriptions and other evidence found elsewhere Vinayakar Marungoor was built by Sakalakala Marthanda Varman during his reign around 1405 CE.


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Vinayakar Marungoor is outside Marungoor Village in a smaller village called Eraviputhur. Vinayakar Marungoor is about 5 kilometers northeast of Suchindram in the Marungoor road. Just before reaching Marungoor is Eraviputhur. The temple is in a narrow lane. Please refer to our map below for the exact location.

Stay and Food

None locally. The closest is Nagercoil and Kanyakumari depending on your travel plans.

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