Kasi Viswanathar Arasankuppam

Kasi Viswanathar, Arasankuppam

Saivite Temples, Thiruvannamalai District


Kasi Viswanathar, facing east


Visalakshi, facing south

Other Deities

Vinayaka, Muruga with consorts, Naalvar, Nagathamman, Kalabhairava, Navagraha, 108 Rudraksha Lingams. Sanctum Niches – Ganesha, Dakshinamurthy, Mahavishnu, Brahma, Durga, Chandikeswara

Kasi Viswanathar Arasankuppam is a small east facing temple with entrance from the south. The temple with a single sand filled Prakaram is situated close to the banks of the Paalar River which is at the north. There is a temple tank in front of the temple at the east. The shrines and the sanctum do not have Vimaanas. There is a huge Peepal tree south of the temple. There is a Rudraksha Lingam below which is are installed 108 Lingams which look new. The idols are also newly installed. Kasi Viswanathar Arasankuppam is in a lonely spot away from the main road.

Holy Water (Theertham) – Temple Tank

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Kasi Viswanathar Arasankuppam could be old, but no historical information is available as of now. We were not able to ascertain the age by looking at the Lingam too as the temple is closed most of the time.


No information


Kasi Viswanathar Arasankuppam is 10.5 Kilometers north-west of Dusi. Take the road that goes via Aiyangar Kulam to Arcot. At 5 kilometers take a right towards north and drive for 5.5 kilometers to reach Kasi Viswanathar. The temple is north off the main road and you have to take a cart track to reach it. Refer to our map below for exact location.

Stay and Food

None locally. Closest for food and stay would be Kancheepuram.

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