Dharma Sastha Temple, Chemmuthal, Kanyakumari
|Deity:||Dharma Sastha, Ayyappan|
|Architectural style:||Dravidian architecture|
Panguni Uttara Mahotsavam and Pongal Festivals are the other festivals here with much fanfare. The festival will start during the Tamil month of Panguni by village peoples. Pongal festival is conducted in Tamil month of Thai. It is a two-day festival organised by Vivekananda Youth Club. In addition to Sree Dharma Sastha Temple, there are 7 Hindu temples and 3 Christian churches near Chemmuthal.
Legend / Local stories
How to Reach:
The Temple is located at about 1.5 Kms from Killiyoor, 13 Kms from Vilavancode, 5 Kms from Marthandam, 9 Kms from Kuzhithurai, 4 Kms from Nattalam, 16 Kms from Kollamkode, 8 Kms from Munchirai, 10 Kms from Thiruvithamcode, 13 Kms from Colachel, 13 Kms from Thuckalay, 16 Kms from Padmanabhapuram, 26 Kms from Nagercoil, 46 Kms from Kanyakumari and 50 Kms from Thiruvananthapuram. Nearest Railway Station is located at Nattalam and Kuzhithurai. Nearest Airport is located at Thiruvananthapuram.