Chenraya Perumal Pakkanadu

Chenraya Perumal, Pakkanadu

Vaishnavite Temples - Salem District


Chenraya Perumal, facing east


Sreedevi and Bhoodevi along with the main deity, facing east

Other Deities

Garuda, Anjaneya

Chenraya Perumal Pakkanadu is a small east-facing temple with an entrance through a gate in the east. The temple is situated in a single prakaram. There is a Mukha Mandapam, an open Mahamandapam and an Ardhamandapam before the sanctum sanctorum. The vimaanam is a large one. There is a tall stone dwajasthambam outside with Garuda and Anjaneya carvings. Near the entrance is a Vinayaka shrine. Chenraya Perumal Pakkanadu is surrounded by fields and coconut groves. On the north and west side are hills and the Pakkanadu reserve forest.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Chenraya Perumal Pakkanadu is an old temple. Historical information is not available as of now.


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Chenraya Perumal Pakkanadu is 6 kilometers west of Jalakandapuram. Jalakandapuram is about 32 kilometers west of Salem via Tharamangalam.

Stay and Food

None localy. The closest for food and stay would be Salem.

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