Agasteeswarar Kodur

Agasteeswarar, Kodur

Saivite Temples, Cheyyur Taluk


Agasteeswarar, facing east


Sornambigai, facing south

Other Deities

Varadaraja perumal, Vinayaka, Shanmuga, Navagraha, Kalianarthana, Anjaneya, Surya, Chandran, Bhairava. Sanctum Niches – Vinayaka, Dakshinamurthy, Mahavishnu, Brahma, Chandikeswara, Durga

Agasteeswarar Kodur is a large temple east facing temple in a spacious campus. The entrance is through a gate at the North. A single prakaram houses all the shrines and the Sanctum Sanctorum. The idols in the Sanctum Niches are all large and beautifully carved. Many stone inscriptions are found around the sanctum, but have been mindlessly painted over, though still visible. The temple tank is west of the temple and is large.

Holy Water (Theertham) – Temple tank

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


Agasteeswarar Kodur is over 500 years old as told by the priest, but is definitely older going by the large amount of inscriptions all around.


Sage Agastya is believed to have installed and worshiped the Lord here at Agasteeswarar Kodur.


Agasteeswarar Kodur is about 2.5 kilometers west of ECR. 4.5 kilometers after Koovathur while proceeding from Chennai, take a right to reach Kodur. Refer to our map below for exact location.

Stay and Food

None locally, except restaurants in the ECR.

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