Jagatheswara Temple, Manamelkudi, India Jagatheswara.com

temple towerSri Jagatheswara temple is one of the famous Hindu temple. It is in Manamelkudi, a Taluk headquater, Pudukottai District, Tamil Nadu, India. It is located at a distance of 60 kms from Pudukottai and around 450 kms towards south from Chennai (old name Madras), the capital of Tamil Nadu, India.swamy amman

In Ramayana, one of the great epics of India, also we can find the name of Manamelkudi. It is telling that Lord Rama has tried to cross over the Bay of Bengal so as to reach Sri Lanka from India from three points along the southeastern fringe of the Indian coast.


  • First, he is said to have tried to cross from Vedaranniyam which is mythologically called as "Kodiyakkarai"
  • Secondly from Manamelkudi and
  • Finally he crossed over to Sri Lanka from Rameswaram Island.

You can find books, comics, audio and videos cassettes about Lord Rama at http://www.ramayana.com/.

Sri Kulachchirai Nayanar, one of the 64 Nayanmars, was born in Manamelkudi. You can find more about all the Nayanmars at http://www.shaivam.org/

The God Siva is known in the name of Sri Jagatheswarar and the Goddess is know as Sri Jagathratshaki Amman. We can also find Sri Ganesh, Sri DeshnaMoorthy, Lord Muruga, Navagraham and other sannithis in the temple.nayanmar

Some of the major festivals days in Jagatheswara Temple are Chitra Poornami, Navarathri, Kulachchirai Nayanar anniversary.


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