Sirkazhinadar Gudalur

Sirkazhinadar, Gudalur

Saivite Temples - Salem District


Sirkazhinadar, facing west


Sivakami, facing east

Other Deities

Vinayaka, Senthil Andavar (Muruga), Sapthamaadhar, Bhairava, Navagraha. Sanctum Niches – Chandikeswara, Durga, Brahma, Lingotbavar, Dakshinamurthy, Vinayaka

Sirkazhinadar Gudalur is a small west-facing temple with an entrance from the west through a gate. The shrines and sanctum sanctorum are situated in a single prakaram. A stone dwajasthambam is outside the gate. Inside, in the prakaram, is a Balipeedam, Flagstaff, and Nandi facing the Lord. There is a small Ardha Mandapam before the main deity. On the west side is a Perumal temple. Northeast of Sirkazhinadar Gudalur is a large temple for Anur Amman.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – Vilwam (Aegle marmelos)


Sirkazhinadar Gudalur is an old temple that has been completely renovated in recent times retaining some of the old idols. Historical information is not available as of now.


No information


Sirkazhinadar Gudalur is about 25 Kilometers southwest of Salem on the road going towards Sankagiri. Take a left towards the south at Magudanchavadi, cross the Perumal temple to reach Sirkazhinadar Gudalur which is on the main road itself.

Stay and Food

None locally except tea and snack shops in the Magudanchavadi junction. The closest for food and stay is Salem.

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