Thiruvaleeswarar Koovathur

Thiruvaleeswarar, Koovathur

Saivite Temples, Cheyyur Taluk


Thiruvaleeswarar, facing east


Thirupurasundari, facing south

Other Deities

Surya, Chandran, Vinayaka, Muruga with consorts, Bhairava, Saneeswara, Navagraha. Sanctum Niches – Narthana Vinayaka, Dakshinamurthy, Lingotbavar, Brahma, Chandikeswara, Durga

Thiruvaleeswarar Koovathur is an old east facing temple with a new 5 tiered Rajagopuram at the east. A large temple tank is present just outside and to the north east of the temple. Thiruvaleeswarar Koovathur is a well maintained beautiful temple. The Kumbabishekam was performed in 1913 and recently in 2017. The Lingam here is 16 faced.

Holy Water (Theertham) – Vaali Theertham

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – Parijadham (Nyctanthes arbor-tristis)


Thiruvaleeswarar Koovathur is an old temple going back a few hundred years.


Vaali, brother of Sugreeva of the Ramayana is believed to have worshiped the Lord here at Thiruvaleeswarar Koovathur.


Thiruvaleeswarar Koovathur is 3 kilometers on the ECR after you cross the Paalar Bridge while going from Chennai.

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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