Mahadevar Payanam

Mahadevar, Payanam

Saivite Temples, Kanyakumari District


Mahadevar Payanam



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Mahadevar Payanam is a small east facing Kerala style temple with an entrance gateway in the east. The temple has 2 Prakarams. The inner one is entered through a typical Kerala style entrance and at the entrance are two beautifully carved Dwarapalakas. The temple is situated beautifully on the banks of the Tampiraparani River surrounded by areca nut palms, rubber trees and other plantations and fields. The temple compound has many trees and flowering plants making it a delightful and peaceful place. A little distance away in the east is the Karupparai Bhagavathi temple.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Mahadevar Payanam is an ancient temple from the looks of it, but historical information is not available as on date.


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Mahadevar Payanam is 3.5 kilometers from Marthandam. Enter the Kulasekaram road and take the left to Thikurichi. Then take a right just before crossing the Tampiraparani River to reach Mahadevar Payanam.

Stay and Food

None locally. Closest for food is Marthandam and stay is Nagercoil.

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