Agasteeswarar Kallidaikurichi

Agasteeswarar, Kallidaikurichi

Saivite Temples - Tirunelveli District


Agasteeswarar, facing east


Lobamudra, facing south

Other Deities

Ganesha, Shiva Lingam, Muruga (Pazhani Andavar), Kanni Vinayakar, Dakshinamurthy, Durga, Chandikeswara, Puthara Swamy, Saneeswara, Navagraha, Bhairava

Agasteeswarar Kallidaikurichi is a small east-facing temple with a 3 tiered Gopuram and Mantapam at the entrance. A single Prakaram houses all the shrines and Sanctum Sanctorum. The main deity is Sage Agastya who is called Agasteeswarar here as an embodiment of Lord Shiva.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Agasteeswarar Kallidaikurichi is said to be an old temple, but historical information is not available as of now.


Sage Agastya is believed to have visited this place and hence Agasteeswarar Kallidaikurichi is named after him.


Agasteeswarar Kallidaikurichi is 35 kilometers west of Tirunelveli and in the center of town.

Stay and Food

None locally except tea and snack shops. Closest is Ambasamudram or Tirunelveli.

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