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Thanumalayan temple - Sthanumalayan Kovil

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Address: Suchindram, Kanyakumari, India
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Suchindram Thanumalayan Temple

Thanumalayan Temple is also being called as Sthanumalayan. It is one of the important Hindu temple located in Suchindram, around 15 Kms from Kanyakumari. This temple is common... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Thanumalayan Temple is also being called as Sthanumalayan. It is one of the important Hindu temple located in Suchindram, around 15 Kms from Kanyakumari. This temple is common for both Shaivite and Vaishnavite of Hinduism. The name Sthanumalayan means "Sthanu" = Siva; "Mal" =Vishnu; and the "Ayan" =Brahma. This temple was built in the 17th century and is much famous... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a beautiful temple in white portraying marvelous architecture. This temple is dedicated to all the three main deities of Hindus - Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu and Lord Mahesh. The deities are represented by a single idol. The queue was not very long. We got the darshan in 10 minutes. Beware of the priests here who try to extract... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The temple one of famous Hindu temples. it is load Vishnu temple. the architecture of the temple is really mind blowing.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ancient temple with legends abound from mythology. One goes that, Lord Shiva stopped here for circumstances while going for wedding with Kanyakumari. Located 7km away from Kanyakumari, the temple's architectural grandeur evokes awe and inspiration. Temple timings being 5am till 9pm, however it closes between 12 to 4pm. The chariots parked in front of temple is an work of art... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Our group were stunned at the age and architecture of the temple. It has stood for 1,700 years and is still in use today. We were fortunate enough to be shown around by one of the priests who told us all about the history and relevance of the temple and all of the various gods. The highlight was probably the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lord Indra was cursed by Sage Gauthama because of Indra's lust on Ahalya (Gauthama's wife). Indra was free from his sin by praying at Suchindra,.Main deity is Brahma Vishnu Shiva in one linga called Thanumalayan - Thanu(Shiva) Mal (Vishnu) Ayan(Brahma). In every temple we worship Ganapathy first. But here We worship Dhakshina Murthy, all other deities and Ganapathy at last.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the oldest Great temple, an abode for Siva, Vishnu and Brahma, and of course known for the majestic Anjaneyar (Hanuman). Must visit.do not give money any one for some of pooja they are ready to attract you in the temple...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very big temple with water parts and many structure a big garden everyone must visit and spend 2 hrs there atleast

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i feel holy and after visiting this place i am gonna be a sage and nice place and great and its also recommendable.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of my favorite temple in kanyakumari. old architecture & a great time spend with calm and blessed feeling.

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