Ramaswamy Kadayam

Ramaswamy, Kadayam

Vaishnavite Temples - Tirunelveli District


Ramaswamy with Lakshmana and Sita, facing east


Sita, facing east with the main deity

Other Deities

Garudan, Valampuri Vinayaka, Adiseshan, Mahalakshmi, Vinayaka, Gajalakshmi, Lakshmi Hyagrivar, Anjaneya, Navagraha

Ramaswamy Kadayam is a small east-facing temple with a single prakaram housing the sanctum sanctorum and shrines. A minor river called Thekkaru flows behind the temple.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Ramaswamy Kadayam is an old temple but historical information is not available as of now. Old Kadayam Village, where a famous Nithyakalyani Amman Temple is there, is the place where the famous poet Subramanya Bharathiyar spent some time as this is his wife’s native place. He composed his famous patriotic songs, Kali songs, and revolutionary songs namely “Chinnanchiru Kiliye”,”Odi Vilayadu Pappa” and “Kaani Nilam Vendum” from here.


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Ramaswamy Kadayam is 17 Kilometers south of Tenkasi and the same distance northwest of Ambasamudram.

Stay and Food

None locally. The closest is Ambasamudram or Tenkasi based on your travel plan. The area is famous for its uniquely acidic Lemons.

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