Choleeswarar Sengalipuram

Choleeswarar, Sengalipuram

Saivite Temples, Thiruvarur District


Choleeswarar, facing east


Misthulambigai, facing south

Other Deities

Ganesha, Dakshinamurthy, Lingothbavar, Subramania, Brahma, Durga, Bhairava, Navagraha

Choleeswarar Sengalipuram is an east facing temple situated on the banks of a large Temple pond. The Shiva Lingam is with Pancha Mugam (5 sided).

Holy Water (Theertham) – Chakra Theertham

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


No information


Lord Vishnu is believed to have bathed in the Chakra Theertham here at Choleeswarar Sengalipuram and got relief from a curse. Goddess Mahalakshmi prayed to Lord Shiva here at Choleeswarar Sengalipuram to remove hurdles for her marriage with Lord Vishnu. The name of the Goddess Misthulambikai means that she is unmatched in glory.


Choleeswarar Sengalipuram is about 20 kilometers from Kumbakonam on the Thiruvarur road after Kudavasal.

Stay and Food

None locally. Closest is Kumbakonam and Thiruvarur.

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