Agneeswarar Kalamavur

Agneeswarar, Kalamavur

Saivite Temples, Pudhukottai District

God

Agneeswarar, facing east

Goddess

Balambikai, facing east

Other Deities

Gnanambikai, Balaganapathi, Balamurugan, Agastya, 18 Sidhdhars, Valamburi Vinayaka, Shiva Subramanya with consorts, Nataraja, Ashtabhuja Maha Durga, Navagrahas with consorts, Bhairava, Surya, Chandran, Vinayaka, Naagar, Naalvar, Saptha Madar, Angazhai Parameswari, Baktha Anjaneya. Sanctum Niches – Vinayaka, Dakshinamurthy, Lingotbavar, Brahma, Vishnu Durgai, Chandikeswara

Agneeswarar Kalamavur is an east facing temple situated in a single Prakaram. The original sanctum sanctorum was in the south side of the present structures and the place is marked. All the structures are new constructions while the original temple itself is old. The temple is quite crowded with the shrines in front of the sanctum sanctorum. The shrines of Saptamadar, Ganesha and Muruga are behind. There is a large and dry temple tank north of the Agneeswarar Kalamavur temple. In front is a new under construction west facing temple for Lord Vishnu as Renganadar.

Holy Water (Theertham) – Temple Tank

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information

History

Agneeswarar Kalamavur is said to be several hundred years old. We saw a couple of pieces of inscriptions which are kept aside, the details of which is not available as of now.

Legend

No information

Directions

Agneeswarar Kalamavur is about 24 kilometers south of Thiruchirapalli on the Pudukottai Road. Before the flyover at the Kalamavur Railway gate take the side service road to reach the Agneeswarar Kalamavur temple.

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