Pandeeswarar Kuchipalayam

Pandeeswarar, Kuchipalayam

Saivite Temples - Namakkal District


Pandeeswarar, facing east


Badrakshi Amman, facing south

Other Deities

Surya, Shiva Shakti Vinayaka, Muruga with consorts, Bhairava, Saneeswara, Navagraha, Chandran. Sanctum Niches – Dakshinamurthy, Lingotbavar, Brahma, Chandikeswara

Pandeeswarar Kuchipalayam is an east-facing temple with an entrance from the south side through a gate. A single prakaram houses all the shrines and sanctum sanctorum. The prakaram is nicely filled with trees and presents a pleasant picture. An irrigation canal called the Raja Vaikkal flows on the north side of Pandeeswarar Kuchipalayam. The Cauvery river flows about 500 meters away on the south side of Pandeeswarar Kuchipalayam. There is a north-facing Amman temple nearby.

Holy Water (Theertham) – Cauvery River

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Pandeeswarar Kuchipalayam is an old temple that has been renovated recently. Historical information is not available as of now.


The name of the main deity in Pandeeswarar Kuchipalayam could be associated with the legend of the Pancha Pandava Princes who are believed to have been in the area during their exile. The adjoining village Pandamangalam is said to have received its name from their presence.


Pandeeswarar Kuchipalayam is about 28 kilometers southwest of Namakkal via Paramathi, Velur, and Pandamangalam.

Stay and Food

None locally. The closest is Namakkal.

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