Thokkeeswarar Villiambakkam

Thokkeeswarar, Villiambakkam

Saivite Temples, Chengalpet Taluk


Thokkeeswarar, facing east


Swarnambikai, facing south

Other Deities

Vijaya Ganapathi, Muruga with consorts, Navagraha, Bhairava, Surya, Chandran. Bala Ganapathi and Bala Muruga as Dwarapalakas. Sanctum Niche of main deity – Ganesha, Dakshinamurthy, Mahavishnu, Brahma, Durga, Chandikeswara

Thokkeeswarar Villiambakkam is a beautiful medium sized temple with a single Prakaram housing the sanctum and all the shrines. There is a temple pond east and in front of the temple. the temple is entered through a gate in the south. The specialty of this temple seems to be that all the shrines have niches deities. For Ganesha – Saraswathi in standing form, Lakshmi and Brahmi, for Muruga – Guhan, Dandayudhapani, and Subramanya, for Goddess – Koumari, Vaishnavi, Brahmi, Maheswari and Varahi. Navagrahas are seen with their Mounts.

Holy Water (Theertham) – Temple Pond

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


A stone inscription was found here and the temple could be at least a few hundred years old. Historical information is not available as of now.


No information


Thokkeeswarar Villiambakkam is 6 kilometers northwest of Chingleput in the Walajabad Road. You have to take a right at Villiambakkam and cross the level crossing. A short distance away the temple is visible from the road, but the approach road is narrow.

Stay and Food

None locally. Closest are the restaurants in the Walajabad Road or Chingleput.

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