Renganathar Kasturimalai

Renganathar, Kasturimalai

Vaishnavite Temples - Namakkal District


Renganathar, facing east



Other Deities

Garuda, Anjaneya

Renganathar Kasturimalai is an east-facing hill temple that can be reached by climbing a straight flight of steps from the north side. There is an entrance arch below the path up. On top of the hill is the small shrine for Renganathar situated in a single open Prakaram. There is a stone Dwajasthambam outside with the carvings of Anjaneya, Conch, and Disc. On the right, as you face the temple is Anjaneya facing east. There are two small mandapams before the Sanctum Sanctorum. The main deity here at Renganathar Kasturimalai is in the form of a mound (Snake or Anthill) that has been covered with garments and adorned with facial features and ornaments. The view from the top is excellent.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Renganathar Kasturimalai is said to be an old temple. Historical information is not available as of now.


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Renganathar Kasturimalai is about 15 kilometers southeast of Namakkal. On the road going towards Musiri take a left towards the west at Valayapatti and drive on for a couple of kilometers to reach the base of Renganathar Kasturimalai temple.

Stay and Food

None locally. The closest is Namakkal.

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