Somanatheeswarar Somandarkudi

Somanatheeswarar, Somandarkudi

Saivite Temples, Villupuram District


Somanatheeswarar, facing east


Logambal, facing east

Other Deities

Ganesha, Dakshinamurthy, Lingotbavar, Brahma, Durga

Somanatheeswarar Somandarkudi is an ancient small temple.

Holy Water – Soma Theertham, River Gomukhi

Holy Tree – No information


Somanatheeswarar Somandarkudi was built by Parantaka Chola during the 10th Century CE.


Chandra (Soman) to rid himself of a curse is said to have bathed in the river Gomukhi and performed a penance in the Nandavanam (holy garden) and received the blessings of the lord here at Somanatheeswarar Somandarkudi. Hence the name of the lord is Somanatheeswarar. Aadhi Shankara is said to have stayed and worshiped at Somanatheeswarar Somandarkudi.


Somandarkudi is 6 kilometers north west of Kallakurichi

Stay and Food

None locally

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