Kudumianmalai Temple

Kudumianmalai Temple

  • Pudukkottai
  • Tamil Nadu
  • India
Amont Things to Do in Pudukkottai
  • Built in 10th century
  • Built By Cholas and renovated by the Pandyas
  • Dedicated To Lord Shiva
  • Nearest Railway Station Pudukkottai
  • Nearest Airport Tiruchi Airport
  • Temple Timings 6.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. and from 4.00 p.m. 8.00 p.m.

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Kudumianmalai Temple, Pudukkottai Overview

Kudumianmalai is located at a distance of 20-km from Pudukkottai. The presiding deity is Sikhagireeswara. There are beautiful sculptures and a thousand pillar-hall in the temple. The temple is noted for numerous inscriptions. Remarkable among them is the one relating to a musical treatise of the Mahendra Varma Pallavan, who experimented the Sapthaswara in a Veena called "Parivadini" with 8 strings.


There is also a rock-cut cave temple called "Melakkoil", which was excavated during the time of Mahendravarma Pallavan. The Anna Agricultural Farm and Agriculture Research Institute are the other interesting features of this place.

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