Originally posted on March 24, 2020 @ 9:04 am
At a distance of 1 km from Ayikudi Bus Cease, 7 km Tenkasi, 12 km from Courtallam and 60 km from Tirunelveli, Sri Ayikudi Balasubramanya Swamy Temple is a small temple located within the village of Ayikudi on the banks of Hanuman River. It’s believed that Lord Hanuman had stayed on the banks of the river throughout his journey to Lanka.
This temple is devoted to Murugan within the type of Balasubramanya Swamy, additionally popularly recognized right here as Rama Subramanya Swamy. The principle deity is a small idol with 4 arms. The three arms illustrate shaktivaram, vajram and abhaya mudra whereas the fourth hand holds a peacock and the lord sits on a lotus.
The Travancore Royal household took up the temple administration and the temple was renovated. The shrine additionally homes Vishnu, Shiva, Ambikai, and Ganesha and Aditya (Surya).