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Sri Siddheswari Peetham is located in Courtallam, Tirunellvelli district, Tamilnadu State in India. Courtallam is a Tourist center in India famous for its waterfall and Natural Beauty. The Surroundings of Courtallam has natural herbs, which is of medicinal value. It’s a border district to Kerala state, also famous for its natural beauty. Courtallam is famously known as “Agasthya Kshethram”. Agasthya is a great Saint and seer of the puranic (Ancient) lore who made Courtallam his permanent abode along with his wife Loopamudha a gaint Sri Vidyopasaka.  Courtallam is famous for its celebrious climate with several waterfalls carrying water with medicinal value. There are nearly twelve falls. The chithra Nadhi River a tributory to Tambraparni River starts from hilltops and identified as old falls. Main falls, five falls, Champaka Falls, VIP falls, Tiger falls, Honey falls are some of the falls in Courtallam.

During the commencement of southwest monsoon in kerala terrain the first showers will be in and around Courtallam within a radius of 3-4 kms approximately. It continues to shower during the season, which will be from June-September every year. Several lakhs of people of different faith from all over the world visits Courtallam during this period. Among this sick people, mentally retarded, chronic patients with incorrigible diseases besides hale and healthy people also visit and enjoy the showers of Courtallam. Courtallam is recognised as summer resort for middle class people. Showers will be profuse during the southwest and northeast monsoons.

Local population is very thin and negligible. Several people from rich & middle class people have established there own building as guest houses according to their style and requirements to enjoy there seasonal stay.

The principal agricultural activity is paddy. Other than paddy big estates of Mango, Coconut, Betel nut, cardamoms, Pepper, Nutmeg, Cloves etc. Several other species of rare quality fruit trees also can be seen in Courtallam. It’s a feast to see the display of fruits during season in several stalls. Appreciably good number of lodging and boarding houses maintained with quality is available for staying. The tourist activity will never be crippled, as rainfall is not heavy like in Chirapunji. The intermmenent shower with sunrays and pleasant breeze is the specialty of Courtallam.

There are national and international pilgrimages like Meenakshi temple at madurai, Kanyakumari, Rameswaram, Thiruchendur, Trivandrum, Sabarimalai are within close proximity to Courtallam.


To reach Courtallam: Several national highways linking courtallam by road with decent transport buses. Railway services from senkottai, Tenkasi & Thirunelveli.  There are frequent air services from various places to Madurai in Tamilnadu, Trivandrum in Kerala. These two are the nearest Aerodromes to reach Courtallam.

Lalitha Peetham

Peetha Paalithas

There are other Peetham’s and institutions under direct management of Sri Siddheswari Peetham as listed below: Guntur – Andhraparadhesh Omkara Kshethram in Brodiepet, Guntu with ten temples is under direct management. Santhoshimatha Temple in Syamalanagar, Guntur is also affiliated to Sri Siddheswari Peetham. Srirama Temple in Brindavana Gardens, Guntur is also under the direct management of …

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Mutt Activities

The following trusts are registered by the Peetham to carry out different types of religious and other social activities: Trivikrama Trust This trust has been formed to protect and feed cows. Other than these this trust also sponsors deserving students for studying Veda and general education. This trust enjoys section 80G under the income tax act. …

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Peetha Bhavan in Tirumala

In 2007, Tirumala Tirupathi Devasthanam has alloted a site near Gogarbham Dam at Tirumala and hander over to Sri Siddheswari Peetham/Mouna Swami Mutt, Courtallam, Tamil Nadu for construction of our Peetha Bhavan in Tirumala. On 03 August, 2007 the Foundation Stone has been laid and the bhoomi pooja has been performed at the site by …

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Time Chart

Time Chart

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Mouna Prabha

A literary and cultural and spiritual monthly magazine `Mouna Prabha’, was first launched in April 2002 under the aegis of Sri Siddheswari Peetham in Courtallam, Tamil Nadu. As the Mahayogi Mouna Swami, who founded the Peetham in the first quarter of the 20th Century, was from the Telugu Atchutini family from Prakasam district, the magazine …

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Photo Gallery

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Courtallam Waterfalls

About Courtallam

Courtallam (Kutrallam – குற்றாலம் Tamil) is a panchayat town situated at a mean elevation of 160m on the Western Ghats in Tirunelveli District of Tamil Nadu, India. Many seasonal and a few perennial rivers such as the Chittar River, the Manimuthar River, the Pachaiyar River and the Tambaraparani River originate in this region. The numerous waterfalls and cascades along with the ubiquitous health resorts in …

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