Kannikeswarar Pudur

Kannikeswarar, Pudur

Saivite Temples, Thiruvannamalai District


Kannikeswarar, facing east


Sornambikai, facing south

Other Deities

Ganesha, Naagar, Kubera Lingam, Muruga with consorts, Bhairava, Navagraha. Sanctum Niches – Narthana Ganapathi, Dakshinamurthy, Mahavishnu, Brahma, Durga, Chandikeswara

Kannikeswarar Pudur is a small temple situated beautifully on the banks of the Palar River. Entrance is through a gate from the east. To the south is a large stone gateway, now sealed. An old Maha Mantapam is in front of the Sanctum Sanctorum.

Holy Water (Theertham) – Palar River

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Kannikeswarar Pudur is an old temple as is evident from the old Mantapams and the carvings. Historical information is not available as of now.


No information


Kannikeswarar Pudur is 4.5 kilometers from Ocheri Junction and just after crossing the Palar River bridge. Ocheri is in between Damal and Kaveripakkam in the Chennai to Bangalore Highway.

Stay and Food

None locally. Closest for food would be restaurants in the Chennai to Bangalore Highway. Murugan Idli Kadai is just before Kaveripakkam.

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