Idaitheertha Perumal Puravassery

Idaitheertha Perumal, Puravassery

Vaishnavite Temples, Kanyakumari District


Idaitheertha Perumal, facing east


Sreedevi and Bhoodevi with the main deity

Other Deities

Garuda, Vinayaka, Azhwars

Idaitheertha Perumal Puravassery is a small temple with a single Prakaram situated in the middle of the road in this small village. The east facing temple is entered through a door at the east. The temple is full of trees. The temple is attended to regularly but requires maintenance to be taken up.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Idaitheertha Perumal Puravassery is an ancient temple as is evident from the old broken ornamental pillars, but historic information is not available as of now.


The name of the lord here at Idaitheertha Perumal Puravasserycame about as he is believed to have remove hurdles in one life (Idai – hurdles).


Idaitheertha Perumal Puravassery is 3 kilometeres northeast of Nagercoil in the road going to Thovalai and Aralvaimozhi. You have to alight at Puravassery bus stop and walk to the temple. There is also a Shiva Temple nearby.

Stay and Food

None locally. Closest place for food and stay is Nagercoil.

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