Thirumaleeswarar Singadivakkam

Thirumaleeswarar Singadivakkam

Saivite Temples, Kancheepuram Taluk


Thirumaleeswarar, facing west


Thirupurasundari, facing south

Other Deities

Sanctum niches – Ganesha, Dakshinamurthy, Vishnu, Brahma, Chandikeswara, Durga. Kachabeswarar, Muruga with consorts, Navagraha

Thirumaleeswarar Singadivakkam is a west facing temple with a large temple tank opposite the entrance on the west. A separate shrine inside for Kachabeswarar is present facing east. The temple has been renovated recently, but the temple tank is misused as is the side of the pathway leading to the temple. Flowering plants are seen all around inside the temple.

Holy Water (Theertham) – Moksha Theertham

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – Banyan (Ficus benghalensis)


Thirumaleeswarar Singadivakkam is an ancient temple which has been renovated in recent times. Historic information is not available as of now.


Thirumaleeswarar Singadivakkam got his name as Lord Vishnu is believed to have been worshiped him here. Devas are believed to be circumambulating the goddess all the time here. This temple is also believed to be one of the places for ancestral worship and related rituals and considered to be as powerful as the temples in Gaya and Rameswaram.


Thirumaleeswarar Singadivakkam is left after Jambodai as you go from Sunguvarchathiram towards Kancheepuram. At the 10th kilometer after Sunguvarchathiram take the road going left and drive for about 4 kilometers to reach Thirumaleeswarar Singadivakkam.

Stay and Food

None locally. Closest is Kancheepuram.

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