Thirupurantheeswarar Melapattam

Thirupurantheeswarar, Melapattam

Saivite Temples - Tirunelveli District


Thirupurantheeswarar, facing east


Soundarya Nayaki, facing south

Other Deities

Mahaganapathi, Subramanya with consorts, Dharmasastha. Sanctum niches – Dakshinamurthy, Chandikeswara

Thirupurantheeswarar Melapattam is a small east-facing temple with a single Prakaram. The entrance is from the south. The sanctums are constructed with stone and have some ancient carvings on top of the walls.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Thirupurantheeswarar Melapattam is an old temple from the architecture and construction style. Historical information is not available as of now.


No information


Thirupurantheeswarar Melapattam is about 9 kilometers northeast of Tirunelveli. Thirupurantheeswarar Melapattam can be reached by taking the Seevalaperi Road which takes off from the Tirunelveli bypass. After 1.5 kilometers from the bypass, junction take a left and go for about 3.5 kilometers to reach Thirupurantheeswarar Melapattam. There is a Perumal temple also in the same village.

Stay and Food

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

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