Kalakandeswarar Ayikudi

Kalakandeswarar, Ayikudi

Saivite Temples - Tirunelveli District


Kalakandeswarar, facing east


Soundaryanayaki, facing south

Other Deities

Bala Vinayaka, Bala Murugan, Surya, Juradevar, Kanni Vinayaka, Dharmasastha, Subramanya with consorts, Naagar, Saneeswarar, Kalabhairava, Chandran

Kalakandeswarar Ayikudi is a small east-facing temple with a 3 tiered Rajagopuram at the entrance. There are 2 Prakarams. The inner Prakaram houses all the shrines and the sanctum sanctorum. There are a few small and good carvings here.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Kalakandeswarar Ayikudi is an ancient temple, but historical information is not available as of now. There is a single inscription kept in the Prakaram along with a few old idols.


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Kalakandeswarar Ayikudi is about 7 kilometers north of Tenkasi. A famous Muruga temple is also nearby on the banks of the Hanumantha Nadhi River.

Stay and Food

None locally. The closest for food and stay is Tenkasi.

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