Kalahastheeswarar Kattankulathur

Kalahastheeswarar, Kattankulathur

Saivite Temples, Chengalpet Taluk


Kalahastheeswarar, facing east


Gnanambikai, facing south

Other Deities

Selva Vinayaka, Arumuga with consorts, Baktha Anjaneya, Saneeswara, Surya, Bhairava, Ragu, Kethu. Sanctum niches – Narthana Vinayaka, Dakshinamurthy, Vishnu, Brahma, Durga, Chandikeswara

Kalahastheeswarar Kattankulathur is a small temple situated in a crowded locality with narrow streets. The temple is east facing with the entrance gate from south. A single Prakaram houses all the shrines and the sanctum. The entrance to the sanctum is from the south and you see the goddess first as you enter. There are no Navagrahas here. Ragu and Kethu (North and South Lunar nodes) are seen facing south one behind the other. There are two temple tanks here, one in the east belonging to the Amman temple and one in the west probably belonging to the Shiva Temple. There is a small Srinivasa Perumal temple a short distance away in the west.

Holy Water (Theertham) – Temple Tank

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Kalahastheeswarar Kattankulathur is an old temple probably a few hundred years old. No historic information is available as of now.


Kalahastheeswarar Kattankulathur is considered as important as the Kalahasti temple and is a Ragu, Kethu Parikara (remedial) temple.


Kalahastheeswarar Kattankulathur is in Kattangulathur and situated west of the GST Road. The approach is narrow. Refer our map below for exact location.

Stay and Food

GST Road has good restaurants and snack shops are available near the junction.

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