Shakteeswarar Anangur

Shakteeswarar, Anangur

Saivite Temples - Namakkal District


Shakteeswarar, facing east


Sivakami, facing east

Other Deities

Surya, Naalvar, Kubera, Vinayaka, Muruga with consorts, Kala Bhairava, Navagraha, Saneeswara, Chandran. Sanctum Niches – Vinayaka, Dakshinamurthy, Lingotbavar, Brahma, Durga, Chandikeswara

Shakteeswarar Anangur is a beautiful east-facing temple situated on a small rocky hillock. Vehicles can go near the temple. On top of the entrance in the east is a small 3 tiered Gopuram. After this is a stone Dwajasthambam, Flagstaff, Balipeedam, and Nandi Mandapam. There is a mandapam that is open on the sides in front of the Ardha Mandapam and Sanctum Sanctorum of the main deity. The same mandapam extends before the shrine of the goddess also. The single prakaram that houses all the shrines and sanctum is completely paved and the entire temple is beautifully maintained. The Navagraha are arranged in a circular pattern in a beautiful pedestal and shrine. There is a rock pond with water lilies on the northeast side of Shakteeswarar Anangur temple.

Holy Water (Theertham) – Rock Pond

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Shakteeswarar Anangur is an old temple that has been almost completely rebuilt in recent times. Historical information is not available as of now.


No information


Shakteeswarar Anangur is about 8 kilometers northwest of Thiruchengode on the road going towards Komarapalayam and Bhavani. Thiruchengode is about 35 kilometers northwest of Namakkal, about 45 kilometers southwest of Salem, and about 20 kilometers east of Erode.

Stay and Food

None locally except tea and snack shops in Thiruchengode. The closest is Namakkal, Erode, and Salem depending on your travel plans.

error: Content is protected !!