Sadaiappar Temple, Thiruvidaikkodu, Kanyakumari
|Architectural style:||Dravidian architecture|
Legend / Local stories
Sage Vyakarapadhar visited this place and worshipped Lord Shiva here. This temple could have got some association with the Siddhar Idaikkadar.
Presiding Deity is called as Sadaiappar / Mahadevar. Theertham associated with this Temple is Idaikkadar Kulam. There is a temple of Lord Vishnu to the south of this temple. This temple is by the side of a stream that runs in a bridge above the road. The Lord is with matted hair. Hence, he is called as Sadaiappar. The Lord is Swayambu Lingam. The Deity was later discovered by a Muslim. To this day the members of the Muslim family have special honours.
Temple Opening Time
The Temple remains open from 5.00 AM to 11.00 AM and 5.00 PM to 8.00 PM.
- Shivalaya Ottam
- Chittirai kodiyetram Peruvizha
How to Reach:
The Temple is located at about 28 Kms from Vilavancode, 19 Kms from Marthandam, 23 Kms from Kuzhithurai, 19 Kms from Thiruvattaru, 18 Kms from Nattalam, 6 Kms from Thuckalay, 14 Kms from Colachel, 10 Kms from Nagercoil, 6 Kms from Eraniel, 30 Kms from Kanyakumari and 65 Kms from Thiruvananthapuram. Nearest Railway Station is located at Eraniel and Nearest Airport is located at Thiruvananthapuram.