Aadhilingeswarar Aathanur

Aadhilingeswarar, Aathanur

Saivite Temples - Thoothukudi


Aadhilingeswarar, facing east


Poongani Amman, facing south

Other Deities

Vinayaka, Murugan, Ayyappan, Navagraha, Muruga with consorts. Sanctum niches – Dakshinamurthy, Durga, Chandikeswara

Aadhilingeswarar Aathanur is a small east-facing temple with an entrance mandapam in the east. A single prakaram houses all the shrines and the sanctum sanctorum. An old Nandi is found in the banks of the River flowing in the north. The temple situated on the banks of a minor river is a very peaceful place. There are a few other small temples around including Perumal, Amman, and others.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Aadhilingeswarar Aathanur looks like an old temple. Details and other aspects are not known as of now.


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Aadhilingeswarar Aathanur is about 35 kilometers north of Thoothukudi, off the Madurai Highway. When coming from Thoothukudi take a right at Eppodumvendran to reach Aadhilingeswarar Aathanur.

Stay and Food

None locally. The closest are Thoothukudi and Tirunelveli.

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