Vellai Perumal Kuthagoundanpalayam

Vellai Perumal, Kuthagoundanpalayam

Vaishnavite Temples - Namakkal District


Vellai Perumal, facing east


Sreedevi and Bhoodevi along with the main deity, facing east

Other Deities

Kambathu Veeran, Vinayaka, Naagar, Lakshmi Hyagrivar

Vellai Perumal, Kuthagoundanpalayam is a beautiful east-facing temple situated on an elevated mound. Below the steps leading up is a shrine for the guardian deity Kambathu Veeran. In the prakaram on top is a Dwaajsthambam and a Garuda idol facing the sanctum of the main deity. On either side of the Prakaram in the front side are Vinayaka and Lakshmi Hyagrivar. The Prakaram is well maintained. A Mukha Mandapam with pillars is in front of the Maha Mandapam. An Ardha Mandapam is before the main deity who is seen in a beautiful standing posture with his consorts Sreedevi and Bhoodevi on either side. Below the temple and on the east side is a rock with old carvings of twin Anjaneya.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Vellai Perumal Kuthagoundanpalayam is an old temple that was under a thatched roof originally. It has been built up to its present form recently. Historical information is not available as of now.


The idol of the main deity at Vellai Perumal Kuthagoundanpalayam is believed to have formed naturally on the mound where the present temple is located.


Vellai Perumal Kuthagoundanpalayam is about 35 kilometers southwest of Salem on the road going towards Thiruchengode. At Vatur take a left towards the east and follow the directions in our map below to reach Vellai Perumal Kuthagoundanpalayam temple.

Stay and Food

None locally. The closest is Thiruchengode or Salem depending on your travel plans.

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