Chidambareswarar Thondi

Chidambareswarar, Thondi

Saivite Temples - Ramanathapuram District


Chidambareswarar, facing east


Sivakami Amman, facing south

Other Deities

Vinayaka, Muruga with consorts Sanctum Niches – Vinayaka, Dakshinamurthi, Lingotbavar, Durga, Chandikeswara

Chidambareswarar Thondi is a small east-facing temple with an entrance gateway on the east side. A single prakaram houses all the shrines and the sanctum. A long Maha Mandapam is common to the sanctum and the south-facing shrine of the goddess. The sanctum sanctorum of the main deity is a small but beautiful structure.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Chidambareswarar Thondi is said to be an old temple. Historical information is not available as of now.


No information


Chidambareswarar Thondi is about 50 kilometers north of Ramanathapuram via Devipatnam in the East Coast Road going towards Manalmelkudi.

Stay and Food

None locally except tea shops. The closest is Ramanathapuram.

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