Madurantakam Vaishnavite Temples

Madurantakam Vaishnavite Temples

Adikesava Perumal, Kavathur

An old stone Dwajasthambam with carvings of Anjaneya, Garuda, Changu and Chakra is just outside the gateway.

Kariamanicka Perumal, Ulundai

The temple is about 15 kilometers northwest of Melmaruvathur, off the Vandavasi road.

Keerthinarayanar, Pilapur

This is is an old, small and well maintained temple.

Kothandaramar, Madurantakam

The great Saint Ramanujar was initiated into the Pancha Samskara Mantram by Periya Nambi here.

Lakshminarayanar, Kaliapettai

An old Dwajasthamba with Anjaneya and Garuda on the sides is in front of the temple.

Mahanarayanar, Kunnathur

This is a small hill temple which has been renovated and maintained by Brahma Vidya Trust.

Prasanna Varadarajar, Morapakkam

An old and small temple and the location is a bit out of the way, but worth visiting.

Pundareega Varadarajar, Bukkathurai

Stone inscriptions pertaining to old times are present in the Goddess shrine here.

Renganadar Gnanagiri

The temple is beautiful and quite unique with 3 Renganadar’s. It would be a good experience to walk up on a nice evening or a drizzly day.

Sundaravaradarajar, Annathur

An old temple with a few beautiful carvings.


Considered as Dakshin Tirupati, Adivarahar here has to be worshiped before worshiping the main deity.

Varadaraja Perumal, Lakshminarayanapuram

This is a beautiful temple situated atop the banks of the Paalar River.

Varadarajar, Orathy

This is a beautiful little temple with a 3 tier Rajagopuram in the east.

Varadarajar, Padiri

This is a large, neglected, ancient temple and presents a sad sight.

Vedanarayanar, Kilianagar

A small and beautiful east facing temple, this should have occupied a large space in the past.

Venugopalar, Veeranakunnam

This is an ancient temple which has been renovated recently.

Vijayavaradarajar, Baburayanpettai

An ancient temple which is almost totally dilapidated now. Golden Lizard and Silver Lizard Mantapams are present.

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