Thyagaraja Swamy Edaikal

Thyagaraja Swamy, Edaikal

Saivite Temples - Tirunelveli District


Thyagaraja Swamy, facing east


Sivakami Ambal, facing south

Other Deities

Surya, Sapta Maadhar, Juradevar, Ganesha, Dakshinamurthy, Kanni Vinayakar, Kariamanicka Perumal, Subramanya with consorts, Chandikeswara, Saneeswara, Naagar, Bhairava, Chandran.

Thyagaraja Swamy Edaikal is an east facing temple without a Rajagopuram. Entrance is through a gate in the east which leads into a large and spacious outer Prakaram. On the left is a Peepal and Neem tree growing together with Vinayaka below them. The Balipeedam and Nandi are in front of the entrance to the inner Prakaram which has a small 3 tiered gopuram. The inner Prakaram has a Mahamantapam with 12 beautifully carved large Yali Pillars, followed by the Ardhamantapam, Antrala, and the main deity.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Thyagaraja Swamy Edaikal has a lot of inscriptions on the sanctum walls and goes back several hundred years. The details of the same are not available as of now.


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Thyagaraja Swamy Edaikal is about 8 kilometers north of Ambasamudram, off the road going to Alangulam.

Stay and Food

None locally. Closest is Ambasamudram for food and stay.

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