Jalakandeeswarar Kottamedu

Jalakandeeswarar, Kottamedu

Saivite Temples, Chengalpet Taluk


Jalakandeeswarar, facing east


Jagadambal, facing south

Other Deities

Selva Vinayaka, Bala Murugan, Ayyappa, Navagraha. Sanctum Niches – Ganesha, Dakshinamurthy, Vishnu, Brahma, Durga, Chandikeswara

Jalakandeeswarar Kottamedu is a medium sized temple which has been spruced up in recent times and still retains its ancient charm. A single Prakaram houses the sactum sanctorum and the shrines. A Mahamantapa and Artha Mantapa lead to the Sanctum. There is a large well inside the compound which is filled with trees and plants.

Holy Water (Theertham) – Well

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Jalakandeeswarar Kottamedu is an ancient temple. Historic information is not available as of now.


No information


10 Kilometers from Thiruporur on the Chingleput Road is Irumbedu Junction. From here take a right and drive on for 2.5 kilometers to reach Jalakandeeswarar Kottamedu.

Stay and Food

None locally. Closest is Thiruporur or Chingleput.

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