Udhayamarthanda Perumal Theroor

Udhayamarthanda Perumal, Theroor

Vaishnavite Temples, Kanyakumari District


Udhayamarthanda Vinnagara Perumal, facing east


Mahalakshmi, facing east

Other Deities

Garuda, Udhayamarthanda Maha Ganapathi, Naagar

Udhayamarthanda Perumal Theroor is a small and beautiful old temple. The east facing temple is entered through a gateway at the east. There are twp Prakarams. A Mahamantapam and Ardha Mantapam precedes the Sanctum Sanctorum of the lord where he is seen with Sreedevi and Bhoodevi on either side. The sanctum is built of stone. A new feature with Garuda on a pedestal flanked by lions is installed on top of the outer wall facing north east. There is an old Vinayaka Temple north of Udhayamarthanda Perumal Theroor.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Udhayamarthanda Perumal Theroor is an ancient temple and has stone inscriptions around the sanctum sanctorum. The details of this is not available as of now.


Udhayamarthanda Perumal Theroor owes its name to the king who is believed to have constructed the temple.


Udhayamarthanda Perumal Theroor is about 3 kilometers east of Nagercoil and can be reached by road from both Nagercoil and Suchindram. The road from Theroor to the temple goes past the Theroor Bird Sanctuary and is a beautiful place. At a small division you have to keep right in the road taking to reach the temple.

Stay and Food

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

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