Pakazhikoothar Kallidaikurichi

Pakazhikoothar, Kallidaikurichi

Saivite Temples - Tirunelveli District


Pakazhikoothar, facing east


Sivakami, facing south

Other Deities

Vinayaka, Naagar, Muruga with consorts, Saneeswara, Bhairava, Navagraha, Sage Agastya, Ilayankatha Sastha, Natarajar. Sanctum niches – Dakshinamurthy, Durga, Chandikeswara

Pakazhikoothar Kallidaikurichi is a small east-facing temple situated in a single prakaram. The entrance is through a large gateway mandapam in the east. The Shiva lingam is a large and stout one. There is a large and beautiful idol of Ilayankatha Sastha here.

Holy Water (Theertham) – Tamiraparani River

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Pakazhikoothar Kallidaikurichi is an old temple as is evident from the inscriptions found around the sanctum sanctorum walls. Historical information is not available as of now.


No information


Pakazhikoothar Kallidaikurichi is in the center of Kallidaikurichi and near the Agasteeswarar Koil Street. Refer to our map for the exact location. The streets here are narrow, but there is ample parking space in front of the temple.

Stay and Food

Kallidaikurichi has a few small snack and tea shops. Ambasamudram is the closest, where Hotel Gowri Shankar provides good food and rooms.

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