Ekambareswarar Aminjikarai

Ekambareswarar Aminjikarai

Saivite Temples, Chennai District


Ekambareswarar facing east


Kamakshi amman, facing south

Other Gods

Ganesha, Muruga with consorts, Dakshinamurthy, Mahavishnu, Brahma Durga, Chandikeswara, Surya, Bhairava, Navagrahas, 63 Nayanmars

Ekambareswarar Aminjikarai is a beautiful east facing temple with a 5 tiered Rajagopuram on the eastern entrance. The temple also has a back entrance which can be used to access the Perumal Temple behind this temple.

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – Mango (Mangifera indica)

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information


Ekambareswarar Aminjikarai temple was built about 350 years ago by Kondai Kati Vellalar Sengalvarayar Mudalaiar.


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Aminjikarai is in the busy Poonamallee High Road which connects Chennai with Bangalore. Ekambareswarar Aminjikarai is in the center and adjoining the main road. Right behind is a Vishnu temple. Car Parking is a problem in the area.

Stay and Food

There are some hotels in the surrounding areas. Shankar Bhavan on the main road provides excellent vegetarian food.

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