Meinindraswamy Keeramangalam

Meinindraswamy Keeramangalam

Saivite Temples, Pudhukottai District


Meinindraswamy, facing east


Oppilamaniambal, facing south

Other Deities

Vinayaka, Dakshinamurthy, Muruga with consorts, Chandikeswara, Bhairava

Meinindraswamy Keeramangalam is an ancient east facing temple with a single Prakaram and a small 3 tiered Gopuram at the entrance. In recent times a large 81 feet statue of Lord Shiva in standing posture and a 7 feet statue of the Sangam Age head poet Nakkeerar have been installed. The temple tank is straight opposite the temple.

Holy Water (Theertham) – Temple Tank

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Meinindraswamy Keeramangalam is an ancient temple. Keeramangalam was originally known as Nakkeera Mangalam after the famous Sangam Age head poet Nakkeerar. Historical information is not available as of now.


No information


Meinindraswamy Keeramangalam is about 30 kms on the Pattukottai-Aranthangi road. The temple is just outside the village.

Stay and Food

None locally except tea shops.

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