Ekambareswarar Kachupalli

Ekambareswarar, Kachupalli

Saivite Temples - Salem District


Ekambareswarar, facing west


Kamakshi Amman, facing north

Other Deities

Vinayaka, Muruga, Naalvar, Navagraha, Kalabhairava, Saneeswara, 63 Nayanmar, Lingam with consort and Nandi. Sanctum Niches – Chandikeswara, Durga, Lingotbavar, Dakshinamurthy

Ekambareswarar Kachupalli is a west-facing temple with an entrance gateway on the west side. The shrines and the sanctum sanctorum are situated in a single beautiful Prakaram. A beautiful Nandi in a mandapam faces the lord. An open pillared mandapam is in front of the Ardha Mandapam and the Sanctum Sanctorum. The main deity is a large lingam about 4 feet tall including the base. The shrine of the Goddess is in front of the sanctum of the main deity and faces north. The goddess is also a large idol, about 4 feet tall.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information

Ekambareswarar Kachupalli is said to be an old temple. Ekambareswarar Kachupalli has been largely reconstructed and renovated in recent times. Historical information is not available as of now.



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Ekambareswarar Kachupalli is about 35 kilometers west of Salem. On the Salem to Sankagiri Road take a right towards the northwest at the Magudanchavadi Junction onto the road going towards Edappadi and proceed for about 10 kilometers to reach Konganapuram Junction. Here take the right towards the north onto the road going to Tharamangalam. At 4 kilometers take a right towards the east to reach Ekambareswarar Kachupalli.

Stay and Food

None locally. The closest is Salem.

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