Rajarajeswarar Annakavur

Rajarajeswarar, Annakavur

Saivite Temples, Thiruvannamalai District


Rajarajeswarar, facing east


Rajarajeswari, facing south

Other Deities

Vinayaka, Muruga with consorts

Rajarajeswarar Annakavur is a very small temple with just the Sanctum Sanctorum which has been built up recently. A small 3 tiered Gopuram is at the entrance. To the south of this temple are a Perumal temple, Shiva temple and Draupadi Amman Temple.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


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Lord Rama, after the battle of Lanka, is believed to have worshiped the Lingam here at Rajarajeswarar Annakavur. The temple’s legend is also connected with the nearby Hanumantheeswarar temple.


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

Stay and Food

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

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