Kandaswamy Kalipatti

Kandaswamy, Kalipatti

Other Temples - Namakkal District


Kandaswamy, facing west

Other Deities

Vazhi Vidum Vinayaka, Velayudhaswamy, Idumban, Vazhimarandha Vinayaka, Saneeswara, Navagraha

Kandaswamy Kalipatti is a west-facing temple with a 5 tiered Rajagopuram over the entrance on the west side. There is a beautiful Mukha Mandapam spanning the width of the temple with the idols of all the Arupadai Veedu temples of Lord Muruga. On the north side outside is the shrine for Idumban followed by the shrine of Vazhi Vidum Vinayaka. The temple is situated in a single Prakaram. the main deity in the sanctum sanctorum is a very cute little Muruga in standing posture. Kandaswamy Kalipatti attracts a lot of devotees and is crowded most of the time. This is also the venue of the annual cattle shanty that is held in January.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Kandaswamy Kalipatti was built in the 18th Century CE by one Pazhani Gounder. In 1820 CE it was further developed by one Katteri Lakshmana Gounder.


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Kandaswamy Kalipatti is about 20 kilometers southwest of salem on the road going towards Thiruchengode.

Stay and Food

None locally. The closest Salem.

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