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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.

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Parking Difficulty : Easy
Walking Needed : Less than 100 meters inside the temple
Time Needed : 20-30 minutes
Open Timings : 5.00 AM to 12:00 Noon and from 4.00 PM to 8.00 PM
Still Photography : Not Allowed inside the Inner Sanctum
Video Photography : Not Allowed inside the Inner Sanctum
Moolavar : Thirumeninaathar / Sornamalai
Sthala Vruksham : Arasu /Punnai
Theertham : Bhagaveri River (Gundaaru)
Traditional Name: Thiruchuzhi
Padal : Sundarar
Tropical Climate for most part of the year. Wear Cotton (March-November)
Wear Traditional Dress. Cover yourself decently
Avoid Shoes
Nearest Railway Station : Kodai Road Railway Station
Nearest Airport : Madurai Airport
Nearest National Highway : NH32
Nearest Landmark : Kodai Market

The temple is 1500 year old and is believed to be built by Parantaka Chola during 5th century.

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