Snap@Moment | Suchindram Sthanumalayan Temple

Suchindram is a temple town between Nagercoil and Kanyakumari.  Main attraction of suchindram is Sthanumalayan temple.  Sthanumalayan is the combination of three deities into single form (Sthanu represents Siva, Mal represents Vishnu and Ayan represents Brahma). The temple enriched with sculptures and huge stone structures.  Annual rathotsav (temple car festival) is celebrated every year between december and january.

Temple gopuram

Temple gopuram

Temple gopuram

Side view of temple gopuram


waiting area outside the temple

Temple pond
Distance
. 7KM from Nagercoil towards Kanyakumari (NH 66)
. 11KM from Kanyakumari

Location
Suchindram, Kanyakumari district, Tamilnadu, INDIA

13 comments:

TexWisGirl said...

very intricate temple! wow!

Team G Square said...

Have been to this place . I loved the huge Hanuman sculpture here.

Indrani said...

I visited when I was a child. Great captures from the place. Hope I can revisit.

R Niranjan Das said...

Excellent clicks of the gopuram. Would love to visit this place some day.

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Jeevan said...

Beautiful pictures on the temple tower and tank! We had visited Suchindram in late 2011.

Simran said...

Beautiful captures of the Gopuram Temple..

CameraCruise said...

Beautiful photos of the wonderful temple.
Thanks for sharing.
Mette

SM said...

beautiful photos temple pond beautiful pic

rudraprayaga said...

I was coming from lovely Kanyakumari (SG's post)and had a pilgrimage in Holy Suchindram. Enticing photographs.

Meera Rao said...

Realized I missed a few beautiful post! Love the series of shots on the sunset too. These are beautiful temple photos ! Thanks for sharing :)

D.Nambiar said...

I remember visiting this place. Isn't this where there a Nandi into whose ear you whisper a prayer? :)

Rahul Bhatia said...

Lovely pictures Krishna:)

P.N. Subramanian said...

Beautiful pictures.