Mayuranathar Nambithalaipattayam

Mayuranathar, Nambithalaipattayam

Saivite Temples - Tirunelveli District


Mayuranathar, facing east


Sivakami Ambal, facing south

Other Deities

Vinayaka, Balamurugan

Mayuranathar Nambithalaipattayam is a beautiful hill temple. Upon reaching the top the temple is entered through a doorway that takes to the inner Prakaram. The Mahamantapam is large with a Nandi facing the lord. There is a Nandi in the Ardha Mantapam leading to the sanctum sanctorum of the main deity. The goddess shrine is to the north and she is facing south. Both god and goddess can be seen from the same spot. The outer Prakram runs around the high walls of the inner prakaram and is open without a wall.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Mayuranathar Nambithalaipattayam is an ancient temple that has been rebuilt in recent times by the Jeer Madam that manages the Thirukurungudi temple. Historical information is not available as of now.


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Mayuranathar Nambithalaipattayam is about 12 kilometers southwest of Nanguneri in the road to Thirukurungudi after crossing Erawadi. The temple is visible on a small hillock as you go towards Thirukurungudi. Park your vehicle on the roadside before the Hillock and walk-up.

Stay and Food

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

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