Important Guru Temples in Tamilnadu

Dakshinamurthy is an aspect of Shiva as a guru (teacher) of all types of knowledge and bestower of jnana. I have listed of Dakshinamurthy(Guru) Temples in Tamilnadu.

Apatsahayesvarar Temple, Alangudi

This temple located in Alangudi(30km from thiruvarur)Thiruvarur Dist and it is one of the Navagraha Temple.This temple deducted to Lord Shiva. Contact number: 0437-4269407.


Pattamangalam,Dakshinamoorthy Temple

This temple located in Pattamangalam,Sivaganga District ,the speciality of this temple is the inner space behind the Shivalinga, Lord Shanmugha Natha appears with five heads accompanied by His consorts Valli and Deivanai facing east. This is the only temple in India in Pattamangalam with Lord Dakshinamurthy facing east.This is located in 65km from Madurai. Contact Number: 04577- 262023 /9842480769


Thiruchendur Subramaniyaswamy Temple

Thiruchendur Murugan Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Muruga and one of the Arupadaiveedu (six major abodes) of Lord Muruga. It is located in the small town of Thiruchendur in the district of Tuticorin,Tamilnadu. It is 55 km of Tirunelveli, 40 km from Tuticorin. Contact number: 04639-242221


Thirukkarambanoor – Sri Purushothaman Perumal Temple(Uthamar Kovil), Trichy

Uthamar Kovil or Thirukkarambanoor or Bhikshandar Kovil in Uthamarkoil, a village in the outskirts of Tiruchirappalli ,tamil Nadu, is dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu, Shiva and Brahma.
Lord Shiva – Lord Vishnu and Lord Brahma who are collectively called as “Mum Murthy” are said to found here in this temple. Nagalinga Poo (flower), which is one of the famous and rare flower is found here and this is the special flower here to do poojas in this temple. The temple is 5 km far from Tiruchi on the Salem route.
Contact Number: 0 431 – 2591 466/ 2591 040.


Sri Kailasanathar Temple, Murappanadu

Sri kailasanathar temple is situated in Murappanadu, Tirunelveli dist, tamilnadu. This temple located in 17km from Tirunelveli and 40km from Thoothukudi on the National Highways. Contact Number: 98425 16789