Kasi Viswanathar Omalur

Kasi Viswanathar, Omalur

Saivite Temples - Salem District


Kasi Viswanathar, facing west


Visalakshi, facing south

Other Deities

Vinayaka, Naagar, Nataraja, Anjaneya, Santosha Saneeswara with Nila Devi, Navagraha. Sanctum niches – Ganesha, Medha Dakshinamurthy, Lingotbavar, Brahma, Durga, Chandikeswara

Kasi Viswanathar Omalur is a small east-facing temple situated in a single Prakaram. Entry is through a gate on the east side. There are two Nandis facing the main deity and the goddess one behind the other.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

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


Kasi Viswanathar Omalur is an old temple and could go back to the Pandya period from the Fish symbol on the entrance floor. Historical information is not available as of now.


No information


Kasi Viswanathar Omalur is about 500 meters west of the Omalur Bus Stand and reachable through narrow roads. Omalur is about 15 kilometers northwest of Salem.

Stay and Food

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

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