Sri Manigandeesvarar Temple is a Lord Shiva temple in Thirumalpur in Ranipet district of Tamil Nadu. It is one of the padal petra sthalam and Lord Shiva here was worshipped by Thirunavukkarasar and Thirugnasambandar.
The shiva lingam is made up of Parvati in sand and is protected by a copper plate.
The temple is 1500 year old and is believed to be built by Parantaka Chola during 5th century.
Padal Petra Sthalam
This is one of the 276 temples mentioned in Devaram which are collections of songs of these temples by Thirunavukkarasar, Thirugnasambandar, Sundarar and Manickavasagar. These collection of songs composed by the great saints describe many of these temples, deities, history, legends, sthala vruksha, temple ponds and other details about the god and temple.