Kailasanadar Parameswaramangalam

Kailasanadar Parameswaramangalam

Saivite Temples, Cheyyur Taluk


Kailasanadar, facing east


Kanakambigai, facing south

Other Deities

Vinayaka, Muruga, Navagraha. Sanctum niches – Ganesha, Dakshinamurthy, Vishnu, Brahma, Chandikeswara, Durga

Kailasanadar Parameswaramangalam is an ancient temple beautifully situated on a large rock on the very edge of the Paalar River. The temple has been renovated recently and is very neatly maintained. An idol of Lingam and cow under a hooded snake is found here. A large and old lion headed idol is at the entrance. the temple has a single Prakaram in which all the deities are located. Behind the temple is the spot with small depressions in the rock believed to be the knee marks of Lord Shiva himself.

Holy Water (Theertham) – Paalar River

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Kailasanadar Parameswaramangalam is an ancient temple. A stone inscription found in the temple indicates it was built in 800 CE during the reign of Nripatunga Varma Pallavan.


Lord Shiva himself is believed to have been in penance here at Kailasanadar Parameswaramangalam. A cow shedding milk over a Lingam and both protected by a large Snake is a legend here and the same is depicted as a small idol inside the temple. Sage Sukha Brahma Rishi is believed to have worshiped the lord here at Kailasanadar Parameswaramangalam.


Kailasanadar Parameswaramangalam can be reached by taking a right 300 meters after crossing the Paalar River bridge after Kalpakkam. Drive on in this road for another 2 kilometers to reach Kailasanadar Parameswaramangalam. Refer our map for the exact location.

Stay and Food

None locally in any of the villages of this Taluk. A few restaurants are available only in the ECR.

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