Kailasanadar Attur

Kailasanadar, Attur

Saivite Temples - Salem District


Kailasanadar, facing east


Kamakshi Ambal, facing south

Other Deities

Surya, Naalvar, Vinayaka, Muruga, Anjaneya, 63 Nayanmar, Swarna Bhairava, Navagraha, Prathyankara Devi, Nataraja. Sanctum niches – Vinayaka, Dakshinamurthy, Lingotbavar, Brahma Durga, Chandikeswara

Kailasanadar Attur is a small east-facing temple situated inside a single Prakaram. The entrance is through a small gate on the south side. A gate in the east with a small gopuram on top is kept closed. Around the Prakaram are the shrines of the other deities. The Vasishta River flows north of Kailasanadar Attur. On the north side of the river is one of the Pancha Bhootha Lingam temples dedicated to Lord Shiva as Kaya Nirmaleswarar.

Holy Water (Theertham) – Vasishta River

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – Vilwam (Aegle marmelos)


Kailasanadar Attur is an ancient temple as is evident from the architectural style and the idols. Historical information is not available as of now.


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Kailasanadar Attur is on the south bank of the Vasishta River in Attur Town. Attur is about 50 kilometers east of Salem on the road towards Kallakurichi.

Stay and Food

Attur has a few restaurants for food. The closest for stay would be Salem.

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