Kariamanicka Perumal Idaikkal

Kariamanicka Perumal, Idaikkal

Vaishnavite Temples - Tirunelveli District


Kariamanicka Perumal, facing east


Sreedevi and Bhoodevi along with main deity, facing east

Other Deities

Garudan, Ramanujar, Vishwaksenar

Kariamanicka Perumal Idaikkal is a small east facing with 2 Prakarams. The outer Prakaram does not have shrines. The entrance to the inner Prakaram is through a gateway mandapam. The Mahamantapam and Ardha Mantapam lead into the Sanctum Sanctorum. The inner Prakaram is small and runs around the sanctum sanctorum. The Mantapams here at Kariamanicka Perumal Idaikkal have some beautiful pillars with Yaali carvings.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Kariamanicka Perumal Idaikkal is an ancient temple as is clear from the inscriptions around the Sanctum Sanctorum. The ancient name of the place was Vadathalaipuram.


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Kariamanicka Perumal Idaikkal is about 8 kilometers north of Ambasamudram, off the road going to Alangulam.

Stay and Food

None locally. The closest is Ambasamudram. There are many restaurants and a few hotels to stay in Ambasamudram. The food at Gowri Shankar is decent and so are the rooms.

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