Hanumantheeswarar Annakavur

Hanumantheeswarar, Annakavur

Saivite Temples, Thiruvannamalai District


Hanumantheeswarar, facing east


Thirupurasundari, facing south

Other Deities

Vinayaka, Saptha Maadhar, Naalvar, Kasi Viswanathar, Visalakshi, Arumuga with consorts, Balasubramaniaswamy, Navagraha, Surya, Kanakadurga, Bhairava. Sanctum Niches – Narthana Vinayaka, Dakshinamurthy, Mahavishnu, Brahma, Durga, Chandikeswara

Hanumantheeswarar Annakavur is a small east facing temple with an entry gate at the east. A single prakaram houses all the shrines and the sanctum sanctorum. A stone Dwajasthambam, Balipeedam and Nandi are in front. The Lord is visible to the Nandi through a window. To the right of the Nandi is a small south facing shrine with Kanakadurga, Bhairava and Surya. The base of the sanctum sanctorum is built of stone. To the east of this temple is a Perumal temple and behind in the west is a Droupadi Amman Temple.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Hanumantheeswarar Annakavur is an old temple, but historical information is not available as of now.


Lord Hanuman is believed to have installed and worshiped the Shiva Lingam here at Hanumantheeswarar Annakavur.


Hanumantheeswarar Annakavur is 4 kilometers southeast of Cheyyar. Take the road going to Vandavasi after crossing the Paalar River and take a right at 1 kilometer to reach Hanumantheeswarar Annakavur.

Stay and Food

None locally. Closest for food would be Cheyyar. Stay could be in Kancheepuram.

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