Mukteeswarar Kancheepuram

Mukteeswarar Kancheepuram

Saivite Temples


Mukteeswarar, facing east


Kamakshi Amman

Other Deities

Vinayaka, Muruga with consorts, Navagraha, Saneeswara, Surya, Thirukurippu Thondar, Naalvar with Thiruneelakandar, Garudeswara

Mukteeswarar Kancheepuram is a small temple where the washermen community are the hereditary trustees. This is the place where Thirukurippu Thondar, one of the 63 Nayanmars, lived and attained salvation.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No Information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No Information


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Garuda is believed to have attained salvation by worshiping here and there is a separate lingam called Garudeswara.


Mukteeswarar Kancheepuram is tucked away in the Kancheepuram – Chengalpet road inside the town opposite the Regency Hotel.

Stay and Food

Kancheepuram town has innumerable temples which could be combined as preferred. Refer our map to plan your day. Good hotels and restaurants are available.

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