Idumbeswarar Perumukkal

Idumbeswarar, Perumukkal

Saivite Temples, Villupuram District


Idumbeswarar, facing east



Other Deities


Idumbeswarar Perumukkal is a small east facing shrine. There are two Shiva Lingams here probably from another lost temple from nearby. The Idumbeswarar idol has Idumban facing him in place of the Nandi. Jalakaneswarar has a Nandi afcing him. Both are east facing. North of these two small shrines are the completely dilapidated remains of the original ancient temple which is now deserted. North of these structures is a large temple tank.

Holy Water (Theertham) – Temple Tank

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Idumbeswarar Perumukkal is an ancient temple as is evident from the dilapidated original temple lying abandoned adjacent. The inside mantapas, pillars all give an indication of being several hundred years old. Historical information is not available as on date.


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Idumbeswarar Perumukkal is 14 kilometers east of Tindivanam in the Marakkanam Road. The Perumukkal hill is visible from a distance and after Perumukkal Village take the right that connects with the Tindivanam – Puducherry road. After a kilometers take the right and then a left to reach Idumbeswarar Perumukkal. Refer our map for exact location. Park your car near the tank and walk down, bikes can go up to the temple.

Stay and Food

None locally. Closest is Tindivanam

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