Ekambareswarar Mallur

Ekambareswarar, Mallur

Saivite Temples - Salem District


Ekambareswarar, facing west


Kamakshi Amman, facing south

Other Deities

Vinayaka, Navagraha, Subramanya with consorts, Bhairava. Sanctum Niches – Nritya Ganapathi, Dakshinamurthy, Lingotbavar, Brahma, Durga, Chandikeswara

Ekambareswarar Mallur is an east-facing temple situated in a rocky mound that is reached by climbing about 25 steps. There is a beautiful pond on the northeast side in front of the temple. Straight ahead as your each the top is the south-facing separate shrine of goddess Kamakshi Amman. To the right in the east is the Balipeedam and Nandi Mandapam. To the left is the east-facing Sanctum Sanctorum of the main deity with a doorway in the east and an exit on the south side. There is a small Mandapam in front followed by the Ardha Mandapam and the sanctum sanctorum. The single prakaram around the temple is open and the view towards the west and north is very nice. There is a small shrine with Ardhanareeswarar Paadham.

Holy Water (Theertham) – Temple Pond

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Ekambareswarar Mallur is said to be an old temple. Historical information is not available as of now.


No information


Ekambareswarar Mallur is about 12 kilometers south of Salem on the right side of the highway as you proceed towards Namakkal. The service roads on both sides provide entry inside and the Ekambareswarar Mallur temple is less than a kilometer inside.

Stay and Food

None locally. The closest is Salem.

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