Papanasam Papanasar Temple is one of the most significant temples of the Tirunelveli district. The temple is located in a small village called Papanasam. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. The name of the temple has been derived from the belief that anyone who takes a bath in this temple will be washed off their sins or Papa.
The temple is also considered highly auspicious for marriage ceremonies and most of the marriages which take place in the area are held in this temple.