Venkatachalapathi Pattamadai

Venkatachalapathi, Pattamadai

Vaishnavite Temples - Tirunelveli District


Venkatachalapathi, facing east


Sreedevi and Bhoodevi along with main deity, facing east

Other Deities

Vinayaka, Krishna, Udayavar, Ramanujar, Vishwaksenar, Nammazhwar

Venkatachalapathi Pattamadai is a small east-facing temple with a single Prakaram. A concrete gateway leads into the temple. There is a temple tank adjacent and at the south of the temple. Right behind flows an irrigation canal with bathing ghats. A broken Nandi is seen in the canal and a carving of a small Vinayaka is present on some broken structure on the steps leading to the canal.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Venkatachalapathi Pattamadai is said to go back about 400 years, but historical information is not available.


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Varadaraja Perumal Tharuvai is 20 kilometers southwest of Tirunelveli. There are 2 temples with the same name in the village and we suggest you visit both. The one featured here is the one on the western side. There are 2 Shiva temples here also with the same name. Pattamadai is famous for mats of very high quality right from regular ones to fine silky mats and various other products. The local shops stock them, but we suggest you buy from the society office that has placed direction signboards in the highway and important junctions to get the right prices.

Stay and Food

None locally except tea shops. Closest is Tirunelveli.

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