Azhagiya Manavala Perumal Shenkottai

Azhagiya Manavala Perumal, Shenkottai

Vaishnavite Temples - Tirunelveli District


Azhagiya Manavala Perumal, facing east


Sreedevi and Bhoodevi along with main deity, facing east

Other Deities

Garudan, Anjaneya, Chakrathazhwar

Azhagiya Manavala Perumal Shenkottai is a small and beautiful temple with a single Prakaram. The entrance is through a small gateway and gopuram in the east. The outer walls of the sanctum sanctorum have beautiful niches with some excellent carvings of deities and ornamental designs on them.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Azhagiya Manavala Perumal Shenkottai is an ancient temple as is evident from the several inscriptions found here around the sanctum walls. The details of the same are not available as of now. We were informed that the temple was built about 650 years ago by one Sundaravarman and contributions were made later by Chithira Thirunal.


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Azhagiya Manavala Perumal Shenkottai is about 7 kilometers northwest of Tenkasi in the Perumal Sannadhi Street, not far from the Shiva Temple.

Stay and Food

A few snack shops and restaurants are available locally. The closest for stay is Tenkasi.

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