Thadikombu

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Thadicombu
Village
Image of a temple with its pyramidal entrance tower
Image of Soundararajaperumal Temple, Thadikombu, the most famous landmark of Thadikombu
Thadicombu is located in Tamil Nadu
Thadicombu
Thadicombu
Location in Tamil Nadu, India
Coordinates: 10°27′59″N 77°59′23″E / 10.46639°N 77.98972°E / 10.46639; 77.98972Coordinates: 10°27′59″N 77°59′23″E / 10.46639°N 77.98972°E / 10.46639; 77.98972
Country India
StateTamil Nadu
DistrictDindigul
Population
 (2001)
 • Total16,091
Languages
 • OfficialTamil
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)

Thadicombu is a panchayat town in Dindigul district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It has a famous temple for Lord Vishnu Soundarraja perumal temple considered to be as sacred as the Kallazhagar Temple near Madurai. Arulmighu Soundarraja Perumal is found in the sleeping posture in this temple and it is said this place was previously known as Thaalamaapuri. Though it is a Vaishnava temple, the sthala vriksha is the vilva tree. The special features of the temple are a separate shrine for the Hindu God of love Manmatha and Rathi. It is also has a shrine for Lord Svarna Akarshana Bhairava which is usually found only in Shiva temples.[1][2]

Demographics[edit]

As of 2001 India census,[3] Thadikombu had a population of 16,091. Males constitute 50% of the population and females 50%. Thadicombu has an average literacy rate of 61%, higher than the national average of 59.5%: male literacy is 70%, and female literacy is 52%. In Thadicombu, 12% of the population is under 6 years of age.


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Soundararaja Perumal Temple : Soundararaja Perumal Temple Details | Soundararaja Perumal- Thadikombu | Tamilnadu Temple | சவுந்தர்ராஜ பெருமாள்".
  2. ^ M., Rajagopalan (1993). 15 Vaishnava Temples of Tamil Nadu. Chennai, India: Govindaswamy Printers. pp. 105–113.
  3. ^ "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004. Retrieved 1 November 2008.