Kallapiran Gangaikondan

Kallapiran, Gangaikondan

Vaishnavite Temples - Tirunelveli District


Vaikunta Perumal, facing east


Perundevi Thaayar, Kumuthavalli Thaayar facing east

Other Deities

Garuda, Vishwaksenar, Nammazhwar, Udayavar, Anjaneyar, Chakrathazhwar

Kallapiran Gangaikondan is a small east-facing temple with 2 Prakarams. The entrance is through a gate with an arch into the outer Prakaram. A stone gateway and Mantapam leads into the inner Prakaram. The inner Prakaram has a Mahamantapam that leads into the Ardha Mantapam and the Sanctum Sanctorum of the Lord. The Mahamantapam has large stone pillars with carvings.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Kallapiran Gangaikondan is an old temple as is evident from the constructions. Historical information us of available as of now.


No information


Kallapiran Gangaikondan is in Gangaikondan Village 20 kilometers north of Tirunelveli in the Madurai Highway. There is an important Shiva Temple nearby, the Rajagopuram of which is visible from a distance.

Stay and Food

None locally. Closest is Tirunelveli.

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