Agasteeswarar Kavanur

Agasteeswarar, Kavanur

Sriperumbudur Saivite Temples


Agasteeswarar, facing east


Swarnambikai, facing south

Other Deities

Valamburi Vinayaka, Balamuruga at the entrance of the Sanctum Sanctorum. Nagathamman, Shiva Lingam, Muruga with consorts, Kala Bhairava, Dakshinamurthy, Durga, Chandikeswara

Agasteeswarar Kavanur is a small remote and forgotten temple outside the village. The temple is entered through a gate in the south. There is a large closed gateway in the east. A beautiful Nandi is present outside this gateway. A single small Prakaram houses all the shrines and the Sanctum Sanctorum. there is no Vimaana over the sanctum. Another Nandi faces the lord in the Prakaram. An old and damaged Nandi is kept outside the compound. The sanctum niches are empty except for Dakshinamurthy and Durga which are also not the original ones. An old Shiva Lingam is also present behind the main deity in the Prakaram. An old and damaged but simple idol of Vinayaka is present in a neglected state.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Agasteeswarar Kavanur is an old temple. Historical information is not available as of now.


Agasteeswarar Kavanur could be connected to the legend of Sage Agastya who visited and installed Shiva Lingams in various locations in Tamilnadu.


Agasteeswarar Kavanur is 3.5 Kilometers Northwest of Kattangaluthur. Reaching the road to Kavanur can be confusing and we recommend you refer our map below for the exact location.

Stay and Food

None locally except tea shops. Closest is Kattangaluthur, Potheri and the restaurants in the GST Road.

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