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  • The meaning of Kulasekarapandian(Maharaja)+Pattinam(town) so, the town is named as Kulasekarapattinam when Maharaja Kulasekarapandian was ruling the city, one day he had a darshan of the Goddess directly. Henceforth the town has been named after the Maharaja.
  • Once upon a time the saint Agathiyar cursed the saint Varamuni so he became a man with a buffalo head.
  • The meaning of the term "Magisam" is buffalo.
  • Since he had a buffalo head he was called Magisasuran.
  • Magisasuran meditated and gained more power and started to dominate the world. 
  • The saints approached the goddess and informed her of the hardship done by Magisasuran. 
  • Then with the power of a female goddess a girl child appears and the baby is named as  Lalithambigai. The child grew up in 9 days and on the 10 day she grew as Annai Parasakthi Lalithambigai with lots of anger came strongly and destroyed Magisasuran and that day is celebrated as “Dussehra”.
  • The Kulasai Festival is organized in Sri Mutharamman Temple (Kulasai Mutharamman Temple) is located in Kulasekharapatnam near Thiruchendur in Thoothukudi district, Tamil Nadu. 
  • The dussehra is celebrated at the time of September and October.


  • You get the bus from Chennai to Kulasekharapatnam the duration can be covered in 9 hours. 
  • You can go by bus from Madurai to Kulasekarapattinam the duration is 3 hours 30 minutes 
  • There are bus facilities to this temple from Thiruchendur, which is only about 12 km away from this temple.


Nearby Railway Stations : 

  • Chennai
  • Madurai
  • Thiruchendur

Then by road you can reach the temple. 


Nearby Airports : 

  • Thiruvananthapuram 
  • Tuticorin
  • Madurai 
  • Chennai 
  • Idli 
  • Dosa 
  • Uttapam 
  • Sambhar Rice 
  • Rehoboth Guest House, Thiruchendur
  • Aranmagan Residency, Thiruchendur
  • Manapad Beach
  • Sri Devi Jakkamma Temple
  • Veerapandiya Kattabomman Memorial Fort in Panchalankurichi.


  • Wide Angle FishEye Lens
  • Zoom Lens
  • Portrait Lens
  • Tripod


  • Landscape
  • Dance
  • Rural Life
  • Culture 
  • Portraits


  • Carry enough clothes for your stay.
  • Don’t carry any precious jewelry.
  • You need to carry their own power bank, extra batteries for the camera and water bottle.
  • Carry your own basic toiletries (small packs), a thin bed sheet, some snacks and minimal clothes.
  • Travel light and carry only things you absolutely need.
  • Carry cash. 

How To Reach

Nearest Airport- Thiruvananthapuram, Tuticorin

Nearest railway station-  Thiruchendur

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