Ramalingeswarar Rajapalayam

Ramalingeswarar, Rajapalayam

Saivite Temples - Virudhunagar District


Ramalingeswarar, facing east


Parvathavardhini, facing south

Other Deities

Vinayaka, Muruga with consorts, Navagraha, Bhairava. Sanctum Niches – Vinayaka, Dakshinamurthy, Brahma, Durga, Chandikeswara (Chandikeswari, on north side of Goddess shrine)

Ramalingeswarar Rajapalayam is an east-facing temple situated in a single Prakaram. The entrance is through a gateway in the east. The Prakaram is spacious and well maintained. The main deity faces east from his sanctum sanctorum. The goddess is facing east a separate shrine. A common Maha Mandapam is present before the sanctum and the shrines. There is an Ardha Mandapam before the sanctum of the main deity and goddess. Outside and in front of the temple on the east side is a beautiful temple tank. There is a also large Peepal tree with a Vinayaka and Naagar installation below it. On the south side of the Ramalingeswarar Rajapalayam temple is another small temple for Jadamuneeswarar. Rajapalayam is famous for its cotton spinning mills and is also the home of the famous Rajapayalam breed of dogs.

Holy Water (Theertham) – Temple Tank

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – Vilwam (Aegle marmelos)


Ramalingeswarar Rajapalayam is said to be an old temple. But it has been renovated without any indication of the old aspects. Historical information is not available as of now.


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Ramalingeswarar Rajapalayam is on the west side of Rajapalayam in a place called Sammanthapuram.

Stay and Food

Rajapalayam has a few restaurants and hotels for stay.

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