Srivilliputhur Vaidyanatha swamy Temple :

God and Godess :

  • Vaidyanatha swamy
  • Shivakami amman
  • Valli devasena sametha Lord Subramanya
  • Lord Vinayaka
  • Lord Ayyappa

Location :

Srivilliputhur Vaidyanatha temple
Rajapalayam Road, Madavarvillagam(Area), Srivilliputhur Town,
Viridhunagar district-626125
Tamilnadu.

Timings :

  • Morning – 6:15 AM to 12:00PM
  • Evening – 4:30PM to 9:00PM

Temple History :

Vaidyanathar temple is a famous Hindu temple dedicated to the god Shiva located at Sriviliputhur in Tamil Nadu, India. Lord Shiva is worshiped as Vaidyanathar or the “God of healing” and it is believed that prayers to Vaitheeswaran can cure diseases. It is located in Madavar Vilagam, one kilometer from Srivilliputhur in Virudhunagar district.The holy waters of the Siddhamirtham tank in the temple complex contain nectar, and a holy dip is believed to cure all diseases. The temple was built by Thirumalai Nayak during the 16th century.

The temple has a five-tiered Raja gopuram (temple tower) and large precincts. The central shrine is that of Vaidyanathar present as lingam in the innermost sanctum. The first precinct around the sanctum has the metal images of Somaskanda and stone sculptures of Nataraja, Durga, Dakshinamoorthy, Surya (Sun god). The shrine of Sivakami is located in a parallel shrine to the right of the sanctum. There are two gates to the temple, each leading to the Shiva and Sivakami shrines. The Sthala Vriksha (temple tree) is margosa (Azadirachta indica) which possesses medicinal properties. The temple has two water tanks, one located opposite to the temple and one right to the main gate. The temple has a Kalyana Mahal (marriage hall) in front of the Sivakami shrine and the sculpture of Nayak king can be found there. There are paintings from the Nayak period in the ceiling of the hall leading to the sanctum.

Festivals :

  • (Vaikasi Month) Brahmotsavam
  • (Vaikasi Month)Temple Car Festival
  • (Purattasi) Navaratri festival
  • (Karthikai month)Thiru Karthikai
  • (Margali month)Thiruvathirai
  • (Masi month)Sivan Rathiri
  • (Every month)Prathosam

Ticket price for rituals, darshanams & special sevas :

  • Pooja Name – Cost
  • Thiruvanathal pooja – 6:30AM
  • Kalasanathi pooja – 9:00AM
  • Siru Kalasanathi pooja – 9:30AM
  • Uchikalam pooja – 11:30AM
  • Sayaratchai pooja – 5:30PM
  • Arthajamam pooja – 8:30PM
  • Vilara pooja – 7:30AM
  • Pooja Name – Cost
  • Astothram – Rs 3
  • Thirisathi – Rs 4
  • Sahasranamam – Rs 6
  • Milk Abhishekam – Rs 4
  • Thaligai 1kg – Rs 20
  • Marriage – Rs 250
  • Thiruvilakku pooja – Rs 15
  • Special Darshanam – Rs 5
  • Sthala Puranam book – Rs 10

Nearest Temples Around Srivilliputhur Vaidyanatha Temple

  • Papanasam – Papanatha swamy temple – 114 km
  • Tenkasi – Kasi Viswanatha swamy temple – 80 km
  • Kadayam – Vilava Vananatha swamy temple – 100 km
  • Courtrallam – Kutranathar temple – 83 km
  • Srivilliputhur – Nachyar /Andal temple – 1 km
  • Seithur – Thirukanneswarar swamy temple – 21 km
  • Sathuragiri – Sundaramahalingam temple – 32 km
  • Virudhunagar – Chokkanatha swamy temple – 45 km
  • Ilanji – Tiruvailanji Kumarar temple – 81 km
  • Uthamapalayam – Thirukalatheeswarar kovil – 130 km
  • Chinnamanur – Sivakami amman Udanuraipula Nandeeswarar temple – 112 km
  • Thangassery – Amma Chiveedu moorthy temple – 179 km
  • Sasthamcotta – Dharmasastha temple – 172 km
  • Oachira – Parabrahma temple – 192 km
  • Aranmula – Parthasarathi temple – 185 km
  • Malayalappuzha – Malayalappuzha Devi temple – 172 km
  • Kaviyoor – Mahadevar temple – 199 km
  • Kovilpatti – Poovanathar temple – 61 km
  • Sankarankovil – Sankaranarayan temple – 43 km
  • Tirunelveli – Nelliappar temple – 99 km
  • Cumbam – Kambaraya & Kasi viswanatha temple – 140 km
  • Madhurai – Meenakshi Amman 82 km
  • Madhurai – Thiruparakundram Murugan temple – 71 km
  • A.valayapatti – Azhagar Kovil – 104 km
  • Thiruvedagam – Edaganatheswarar temple – 85 km
  • Pillayarpatti – Karpaga vinayagar temple – 153 km
  • Madhurai – Madanagopala temple – 78 km
  • Madhurai – Dandayuthapani temple – 81 km
  • Kalugumalai – Murugan temple – 63 km
  • Tiruchendur – Subramanya swamy temple – 162 km

Nearest Bus Stations :

  • Srivilliputhur – 2 km
  • Rajapalayam – 13 km
  • Sivakasi – 21 km
  • Puliyangudi – 49 km
  • Thirumangalam – 57 km
  • Madhurai – 77 km

Nearest Railwaystations :

  • Srivilliputhur – 3 km
  • Rajapalayam – 10 km
  • Sivakasi – 20 km

Nearest Airports :

Madhurai – 77 km
Coimbatore – 275 km
Chennai – 522 km
cochin – 272 km
Trivendram – 199 km
Calicut 402 km

Photos of the temple :