Eduthayudhamudayar Theroor

Eduthayudhamudayar, Theroor

Saivite Temples, Kanyakumari District


Eduthayudhamudaya Nayinar, facing east


Azhageswari, facing south

Other Deities

Outer Prakaram – Dharma Sastha. Inner Prakaram – Vinayaka, Sastha, Nataraja, Srikrishna, Kanni Vinayaka, Renganathar, Navagraha. Sanctum niches – Dakshinamurthy, Chandikeswara

Eduthayudhamudayar Theroor is a small east-facing temple with 2 Prakarams. The entrance is through a Mukha Mandapam in the east. The inner Prakaram has cloistered mandapams in the sides and is fully tiled. There is a large Mahamandapam preceding the Ardha Mandapam. The Ardha Mandapam is common to both the main deity and goddess. There is a shrine for Lord Vishnu in the reclining form with consorts, sages and other gods carved out of a stone panel. The temple is surrounded by nice shade-providing trees and palms presenting a beautiful picture. The large Theroor lake, which is a bird sanctuary, is behind Eduthayudhamudayar Theroor temple. On the western side of the lake is a Shiva and a Perumal Temple.

Holy Water – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Eduthayudhamudayar Theroor is an old temple as is evident from the architecture style. Historical information is not available as of now.


No information


Eduthayudhamudayar Theroor is 2 kilometers north of Suchindram. Suchindram is about 5 kilometers southeast of Nagercoil.

Stay and Food

None locally. Closest is Nagercoil where there are several restaurants and hotels.

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