Pandiya naatu divyadesams Route map

There are in all 18 divyadesams in Pandiya naadu. The temples can be classified further into Madurai based divyadesams and Tirunelveli based divyadesams.

** Click on the image to enlarge it..The maps are just an indication and not to scale
** The temples with blue outline are divyadesams and those with red outlines are other interesting temples in the nearby area
** Click on the name of the temple for details about the temple, how to reach, timings and more..

1. Madurai based divyadesams

One can cover 8 divyadesams by staying at Madurai..the suggested routes are

Day 1 : Start with Koodal Azhagar temple within Madurai..move to Azhagar kovil and Thirumogur and finish in half day. Continue to Thirukoshtiyur and Thirumayam in the evening and return back to Madurai. (If time permits can cover Pilliyarpatti Karpaga Vinayagar temple and Ariyakudi Srinivasa perumal temple)

Day 2 : Visit Srivilliputtur and Thiruthankal by leaving early in the morning and return to Madurai. Proceed towards Rameshwaram and visit Sethu karai and Thirupullani temple. (If time permits visit Rameshwaram and Nava Bhasanam)

2. Tirunelveli based divyadesams (Suggested routes for 10 divyadesams)

Day 1 : Visit Nava tirupathis and Bhasyakarar temple near Alwar Thirunagari. Tiruchendur Murugan temple, Punniyakudi Srinivasa temple, Karungulam Venkatachalapati temple and Krishnapuram Venkateshwara temple can also be covered while coming back.

Day 2 : Visit Nanguneri/Vanamamalai and Thirukurungudi (3 temples -one main, second parkadal nambi temple nearby and third Malaimel nambi temple)..If time permits visit Ramanuja vattaparai. Evenings can be used for visiting Nelliappar temple in Tirunelveli town and other temples.


Venkatesh said...

Very useful information.

Sanctified Spaces said...

I think u can do a phd on temples. Very useful.

Unknown said...

Good info, thx. Can v cover divyadeshams around Tirunelveli, Srivalliputtur and madurai in 3 days? V can cover near pudukkotai n rameshwaram in nxt visit.

EC said... can cover them in 3 days

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