Meenakshi Sundareshwara Deva Pandiya Swamy Temple, Valliyur, Thirunelveli
Meenakshi Sundareshwara Deva Pandiya Swamy Temple is dedicated to Hindu God Shiva located at Valliyur in Thirunelveli District of Tamilnadu. The temple was built by King Kulasekara Pandyan. There is Peedam for the King Kulasekara Pandyan, his 4 brothers and Vadukachi Amman in the temple. Deva Pandiya Swamy is the Kuladeivam for several families of the Srivatsa gotram and other gothrams having their roots in and around Tirunelveli district and more specifically Vallioor. Legend has it that Sree Yogiswarar, a highly evolved and self-realized yogi took Samadhi in the temple in the form of a Snake and has been providing protection to all his dependent families for the last 500 years.
Temple Opening Time
· Morning: 8.30 am - 11.30 am
· Evening: 6.15 pm - 7.15 pm
Shri Meenakshi Sundareshwara Deva Pandiya Swamy Temple,
3, Mathuramman Kovil Street,
Vallioor, Thirunelveli District
Phone: +91 463 7220791
Mobile: +91 9821139393 / 9282438051 / 9833108543 / 9486615415
Valliyur is located at about 12 Kms from Nanguneri, 43 Kms from Thirunelveli, 40 Kms from Nagercoil, 202 Kms from Madurai and 113 Kms from Thiruvananthapuram. Valliyur is located on the NH 7 and has a railway station also. Most of the express trains stop at Valliyur. Nearest Airport is located at Madurai and Thiruvananthapuram. Thirukkurungudi Divya Desam is located at about 9 Kms from Valliyur.