Azhagarswamy Seevalaperi

Azhagarswamy, Seevalaperi

Vaishnavite Temples - Tirunelveli District


Azhagarswamy, facing east


Alarmelmangai and Varamangai Thaayar, facing east along with main deity

Other Deities

Garuda, Bhaktha Anjaneya, Azhwars, Ramanujar, Srinivasa Perumal

Azhagarswamy Seevalaperi is an east-facing temple that had dilapidated in large parts but has been renovated recently. A 16 pillared Mandapam is outside the entrance gateway Mandapam. The outer Prakaram is overgrown with weeds. The inner prakaram is entered through a long corridor mandapam which has about 20 huge nicely carved pillars. The mahamantapam, ardha mandapam, and antralaya lead into the Sanctum Sanctorum of the lord who is seen with his consorts. The utsavar here is Sundararaja Perumal with Sreedevi and Bhoodevi. The inner prakaram and the circumambulatory corridor has cloistered mandapams in the sides and is covered on top. Azhagarswamy Seevalaperi is situated near the confluence of the Chithar River with Tamiraparani on the northern banks. Nearby is the popular Sudalai Madaswamy temple.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Azhagarswamy Seevalaperi is an ancient temple. There are several inscriptions on the outer walls of the Sanctum Sanctorum. Historical information is not available as of now.


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Azhagarswamy Seevalaperi is 15 kilometers northeast of Tirunelveli. Azhagarswamy Seevalaperi temple is on the main road itself. This road goes to Maniyachi, Ottapidaram, and on to Rameswaram.

Stay and Food

None locally. The closest is Tirunelveli.

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