Thirupandripagam, Sivalaya Ottam-6

Saivite Temples, Kanyakumari District


Grada Moorthy, facing east



Other Deities


Thirupandripagam is a small east facing temple with a large Sanctum Sanctorum. Though the temple itself is in Kerala style the Sanctum is in Dravidian style. There is a beautiful temple pond outside and in front of this east facing temple.

Holy Water (Theertham) – Temple Pond

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Thirupandripagam is an ancient temple, but historic information is not available as of now.


Thirupandripagam is the sixth temple where Bhima dropped the Rudraksha seed to slow down the creature chasing him when he was on a mission to procure its milk for a Yaga.


Thirupandripagam is about 5 kilometers north of Padmanabhapuram. At the junction at Muttaikadu take a right at the fork and proceed for a kilometer to reach Thirupandripagam temple. Refer to our map below for exact location.

Stay and Food

None locally. Closest place for food is Thucalay, stay is Nagercoil.

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