Tuesday, August 9, 2022


Originally posted on March 24, 2020 @ 9:07 am

At a distance of 12 kms from Kanyakumari (located on Trivandrum – Kanyakumari highway), Suchindram is a holy place positioned on the financial institution of the river Pazhayar. It’s well-known for the temple devoted to Sri Sthanumalayan. The phrase denotes Siva, Vishnu and Brahma as Sthanu represents Siva, Mal represents Vishnu whereas Ayan represents Brhamma, in ‘One Type’.

Suchindrum means the place the place Indra attained ‘Suchi’ i.e., purification. The Sthalapurana has it that Indra suffered a curse from sage Gowthama and provided worship to Lord Shiva at this place. Relieving Indra of his curse, Lord Shiva granted him of his want that the place the place he attained purification ought to henceforth be referred to as ‘Suchindrum’.

The current construction of the temple is the work of various individuals unfold over various centuries. It’s a complicated of many lovely buildings constructed at varied occasions and is among the finest specimens and a retailer home of the Dravidian model of artwork and structure.

Timings: 6 AM to 9 PM

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