Sunday, March 26, 2017

Kothandaramar Temple, Kadayam, Thirunelveli

Kothandaramar Temple, Kadayam, Thirunelveli
Kothandaramar Temple is dedicated to Hindu God Vishnu located at Kadayam Village in Thirunelveli District of Tamilnadu. Kothandaramar Temple was built hundreds of years ago by the Pandya Kings as a memoir for the worship made by the legendary Dasaratha King at Nithya Kalyani Ambal temple.

King Dasaratha was praying for a progeny in his family, thereafter he begot the God himself in the form of Sree Ramar. In this temple, the Garuda the "Periya Thiruvadi" (instead of Sree Hanuman), is standing before the Kothanda Ramar which is quite rare. The perennial river flowing just near Thalaimalai Ayyan temple is also named Rama Nadhi.

Kadayam is located at about 55 Kms from Thirunelveli, 18 Kms from Tenkasi, 19 Kms from Ambasamudram, 180 Kms from Madurai and 126 Kms from Thiruvananthapuram. Nearest Railway Station is located at Tenkasi. Nearest Airport is located at Madurai and Thiruvananthapuram.

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