Amaravatheeswarar Sirukalathur

Amaravatheeswarar Sirukalathur

Sriperumbudur Saivite Temples


Amaravatheeswarar, facing east


Parvathavardhini, facing south

Other Deities

Varasidhi Vinayaka, Muriga, Sukravara amman, Kala Bhairava, Surya, Sekkizhar, Ganesha, Dakshinamurthy, Vishnu, Brahma, Durga

Amaravatheeswarar Sirukalathur is an ancient temple built by the Cholas covering a large piece of land. The temple is reduced today to a small campus and had been neglected, robbed and dilapidated for quite some time. Recently efforts were made to renovate the temple and it has yielded results. The processional deities are understood to be kept safely at the Kovur Sundareswarar Temple.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No Information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No Information


Amaravatheeswarar Sirukalathur is from the Chola period possibly built in 13th Century CE during the times of Sekkizhar who wrote the Periyapuranam.


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Amaravatheeswarar Sirukalathur is on the banks of the Chembarambakkam Lake, about 10 kilometers northwest of Pallavaram and about 1.5 kilometers after Kundrathur.

Stay and Food

None locally. Chennai is advisable.

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