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Melancode Shiva Temple – Kumarcoil

Melancode Shiva temple is located around 2 km from Kumaracoil in Kanyakumari district, Tamil Nadu. The shrine is dedicated to Shiva and is part of the famous Shivalaya Ottam held on Shivratri day. Shivalaya Ottam is running to 12 Shiva temples in the region.

The sankalpam of Shiva pratishta in the temple is that of Kalakala Murti.

There is also a Devi temple nearby known as Thankachi Amman Kovil. Here elder sister is worshipped as Goddess Parvati and Yakshi is worshipped as sister.