Damodarar Dhaamal

Damodarar Dhaamal

Vaishnavite Temples, Kancheepuram Taluk


Damodara Perumal, facing east


Thirumalazhagi, facing east

Other Deities

Anjaneya, Krishna sculpted in stone

Damodarar Dhaamal is a small and well maintained temple. The Main deity has a mark representing the story of Yashoda tying Krishna to a grinding stone with a rope.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – Vilwam (Aegle marmelos)


The temple was given as a gift (Dhaanam) to the Vaishnavites and hence the name of the village is Dhaamal.


Damodarar Dhaamal has the connection with Mother Yashoda tying up little Krishna to a stone to prevent him from stealing butter. The deity has the marks of the rope on him, seen during Samprokshanam.


Damodarar Dhaamal is inside the village of Dhaamal which is about 13 kilometers from Kancheepuram towards Arcot on the Chennai – Bangalore highway.

Stay and Food

None locally. Closest for food is Kancheepuram. If you are proceeding towards Vellore then you have Murugan Idli Shop (good food, good restrooms and ample parking) just before Kaveripakkam.

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