Kasiviswanathar Thimmayanpet

Kasiviswanathar Thimmayanpet

Saivite Temples, Kancheepuram Taluk


Kasiviswanathar, facing east


Visalakshi, facing south

Other Deities

Sanctum niches – Ganesha, Dakshinamurthy, Vishnu, Brahma, Chandikeswara, Durga. Prakaram – Navagraha, Sakthi Ganapathi, Muruga with consorts.

Kasiviswanathar Thimmayanpet is a small east facing temple with a single spacious Prakaram in which all shrines are located. The entrance is from the south through a gateway. The temple is scheduled for renovations as in 2018 and the local people are struggling to do the same. The temple custodian lives adjacent and can be contacted for details (as a policy we never recommend paying money to anyone in any form, whereas we suggest that tasks and contracts be taken up and executed by those interested).

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Kasiviswanathar Thimmayanpet is an ancient temple which could back several hundred years from the structural features. The historical information is not available as of now.


Kasiviswanathar Thimmayanpet is one of the Pancha Kashi shrines in the region. The others are nearby and around the area include Kasi Viswanathar temples at Pudupettai, Karukkupettai, Nawab Sahib Pettai and Baba Sahib Pettai.


Kasiviswanathar Thimmayanpet is about 6 kilometers west of Walajabad towards Kancheepuram. Take a right at Thimmayanpet to reach Kasiviswanathar Thimmayanpet temple.

Stay and Food

None locally except tea shops. Closest is Kancheepuram.

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