Ekambareswarar Semmandipatti

Ekambareswarar, Semmandipatti

Saivite Temples - Salem District


Enathi Ekambareswarar, facing east


Arulthandha Thaayar, facing south

Other Deities

Front part – Sidhi Raghupathar, Varasidhi Ragupathar, Kasi Viswanathar, Visalakshi, Saneeswara, Ayyappa, Dhanvantri, Varaha Bhairava, Veerabadhra, 63 Nayanmar, Annapoorani, Lakshmi, Kalabhairava, Durga. Main temple part – Anjaneya, Garuda, Ranganathar, Ranganayaki, Saptha Maadhar, Brahma, Saraswathi, Balamurugan, Kubera Ganapathi, Swarna Akarshana Bhairava, Navagraha. Sanctum Niches – Dakshinamurthy, Lingotbavar, Brahma, Chandikeswara

Ekambareswarar Semmandipatti is a small east-facing temple situated in a single Prakaram. Entry is through a gate on the east side. The front portion of the temple is dedicated to Kasi Viswanathar, which is said to be a later addition. The rear portion is the temple of Ekambareswarar. The old temple has completely disappeared and a totally new and modern-looking one has been constructed. The Shiva Lingam and Goddess are said to be the original old idols and all other idols are new. The temple is well maintained and looks beautiful in its own way. When you visit please meet the person in charge to understand his part in renovating the temple.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Ekambareswarar Semmandipatti is an old temple that has been almost completely rebuilt in recent times. Historical information is not available as of now. The reconstruction work was taken up by a local person called A.Ramaswamy and he has done everything without expecting donations from anyone.


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Ekambareswarar Semmandipatti is about 10 kilometers northwest of Omalur off the road going towards Salem Airport and Dharmapuri. At the Kamalapuram Junction before the airport take a left towards the west to reach Ekambareswarar Semmandipatti.

Stay and Food

None locally except tea and snack shops in the highway. The closest for food and stay would be Salem.

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