Agastheeswarar, Kelar

Agastheeswarar, Kelar

Saivite Temples


Agastheeswarar, facing east



Other Deities

Ganesha, Nandi

Agastheeswarar, Kelar – The original temple has been lost. The lingam and other idols including a head broken Nandi has been discovered and has been kept in a small shed under Neem trees in a beautiful location amidst green paddy fields. The shiva lingam is a beautiful one with 16 sides. The locals are awaiting someone to construct a proper temple. Interested people can contact Mr.Pachaiyappan on 9840390711. (Wherever we give contacts we always advise you to take up and complete tasks but never contribute money in any form).

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – Neem (Azadirachta indica)


The lingam looks very old, but no historical information is not available as on date


No information


Go inside Dhamal and reach the road that goes to Kelar, which is at the western extreme of the village. Once you reach the road drive for about 4 kilometers to reach Agastheeswarar, Kelar.

Stay and Food

None locally. Closest is Kancheepuram.

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