Dhanushkodi Sri Kothandaramar Temple

The temple is situated at a distance of 14 Km from Rameshwaram. Devotees can board the Dhanushkodi bus at the entrance of Sri Ramanathaswamy temple in Rameshwaram and get down at the crossroads indicated in the picture below:

Legend has it that Vibeeshana, the brother of Ravana met Lord Rama and joined hands with him at this spot. There are paintings inside this temple depicting this story. In the temple, one can worship the idols of Rama, Sita and Lakshmana along with Vibeeshana and Hanuman.

More information on this temple can be found here.

3 thoughts on “Dhanushkodi Sri Kothandaramar Temple

  1. Satakopan May 30, 2011 / 7:04 AM

    Was lucky to visit the temple. This is an awesome temple and the place is breathtaking…

  2. Mukundhan May 30, 2011 / 4:14 PM

    Nice to know that Swami. I walked upto Dhanushkodi Sangamam earlier this month and had a great time there.

  3. Z Z August 29, 2014 / 4:25 PM

    Please tell me the origin of the work kothandam. Does it mean Rama’s bow? Please email me the answer @ zoop_zondeki@hotmail.com

    Thanks

    Zoop

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