Tourist Places - Navakailaya Temples


Navakailaya Temples Website : www.navakailasamtemples.tnhrce.in

Nine Lord Siva shrines highlight as Navagraghas which gives health and wealth to the Pilgrims. Among the nine temples four are situated in Tirunelveli district and rest of them in Thothukudii district. The following are referred as Navakailayam shrines.

Tirunelveli District Navakailaya Temples :


Papanasam :



It is 45km from Tirunelveli jn. Presiding deity of the temple is Pabavinasar alias Kailasanatha and Mother goddess is Ulagammai . River Tamirabarani is river view of this temple. A good Picnic spot. From here just 2km a famous Agasthiar Falls is located.

Cheranmahadevi :



It is 22km from Tirunelveli presiding deity of the temple is Sri Ammainathar alias Kailasanathar and Goddess Aawoodainayaki It is also located on the bank of river Tamirabarani. Frequent city buses are available to this place from Tirunelveli junction.

Kodaganallur :



It is 15km from Tirunelveli on the way to Cheranmahadevi and the temple is located near Nadukallur village. Presiding deity is Kailasanathar and Goddess Sivakamiammai. City buses are available from Tirunelveli Junction Bus stand.

Kunnathur :



It is 2km from Tirunelveli Town railway station. And also very near toThiruvengadanathapuram Kunnathaur is located in small hillock. Presiding deity is Kothai Parameswaran. Goddess Sivakamasundari.

Thoothukudi District Navakailaya Temples :


Murappanadu :



It is 17km from Tirunelveli and 40km from Thoothukudi on the National Highways. It is also situated on the banks of river Tamirabarni. Presiding deity is Kailasanathar Goddess Sivakamiammal.

Srivaikundam :



It is 30km from Tirnelveli and 40km from Thoothukudi it is also located on the river Tamirabarni. Presiding deity is Kailasanathar Goddess Sivakamiammai. The first Navathirupathi temple is located here.

Thenthirupperai :



It is 38km from Tirunelveli on the way to Tiruchendur. Presiding deity is Kailasanathar. Goddess Allakiyaponnamal One of the Navathirupathi temple also located here.

Rajjapathi :



It is 38km from Tirunelveli on the way to Tiruchendur near Thenthirupperai. Presiding deity is Kailasanathar Goddess Alagiya ponnamal and Sivakamiammai.

Senthapoomangalam :



It is 20km km from Thoothukudi on the way to Tiruchendur near Athoor and Punnakayal. Presiding deity is Kailasanathar Goddess Sivakami Ammai. City bus available from Thoothukudi old bus stand.