Venkatteeswarar Madurantakam

Venkatteeswarar Madurantakam

Madurantakam Saivite Temples


Venkatteeswarar, facing east


Meenakshiamman, facing south

Other Deities

Ganesha, Twin Ganesha at entrance, Lingams, Muruga with consorts, Durga, Kalabhairava, Unmatha Bhairava, Ashtanga Bhairava, Swarna Bhairava

Venkatteeswarar Madurantakam is avery ancient and large temple with a 5 tier Rajagopuram at the entrance and a large temple tank in front. A unique carving of a scared goddess Parvati with Shiva and a raging elephant is seen above Durga. A Somaskanda carving has Ganesha in place of Muruga here. the muruga idol here is beautiful sitting on a peacock with 6 faces, 12 hands and consorts.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – Mantharam (Bauhinia sps)


Venkatteeswarar Madurantakam goes back in time over a thousand years. Several stone inscriptions belonging to Prantaka Chola I (907-955 CE), Kandaraditha Chola (947-957 CE), Kulothunga I (1070-1120 CE) and Vikrama Pandya (1323 – 1330 CE) are evidence for its age.


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Venkatteeswarar Madurantakam is on the south eastern side of Madurantakam Town and before the railway station.

Stay and Food

Madurantakan has a few restaurants for good food.

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