Vrithagireeswarar Unamancheri

Vrithagireeswarar, Unamancheri

Saivite Temples, Chengalpet Taluk


Vrithagireeswarar, facing east


Vrithagireeswari, facing south

Other Deities

Bhairava, Navagraha, Vinayaka, Muruga with consorts. Sanctum niches – Vinayaka, Dakshinamurthy, Brahma, Durga, Chandikeswara

Vrithagireeswarar Unamancheri is a small east facing temple. The Navagrahas here are arranged in a circle all facing different directions, unlike the usual formation. Vrithagireeswarar Unamancheri temple is protected with a compound wall. The Lingam is large and beautiful.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – Vilwam (Aegle marmelos)


Vrithagireeswarar Unamancheri was discovered with only the ancient Lingam. The locals named the lord as Vrithagireeswarar and started building up and installed the other deities.


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Vrithagireeswarar Unamancheri is 1.25 kilometers south from the Bus stop at Kolapakkam Village which is 3 kilometers before Vandalur when you come from Kelambakkam, Mambakkam side. The temple is located in a narrow lane towards the end of Unamancheri Village. There is also a Rama Temple nearby. See our map below for exact location.

Stay and Food

None locally except tea shops. Closest for food would be Vandalur.

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