Karunageswarar Karunagaracheri

Karunageswarar, Karunagaracheri

Sriperumbudur Saivite Temples


Karunageswarar, facing east


Karunambigai, facing south

Other Deities

Vinayaka, Muruga at the entrance to the sanctum, Vinayaka, Naagar, Anjaneya, Veerabadhra, Navagraha. Sanctum Niches – Ganesha, Dakshinamurthy, Mahavishnu, Brahma, Durga, Chandikeswara

Karunageswarar Karunagaracheri is a small and beautiful temple set amidst snake mounds and a small pond in the front towards the east. The temple is entered through a small gate in the north. The pond in front is reached from outside. Concrete benches put up on the sides of this pond provides a shady place to relax in the evenings.

Holy Water (Theertham) – Temple Pond

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Karunageswarar Karunagaracheri is an old temple, but historical information is not available as of now.


The main deity of Karunageswarar Karunagaracheri would have received its name from the snakes (Naagas) found in the mounds inside.


Karunageswarar Karunagaracheri is 3 kilometers west of Somangalam. You can reach Somangalam from Kundrathur (10 kilometers), Thiruneermalai (15 kilometers) or Mudichur (11 kilometers) depending on the direction you are coming from. Refer our map below for exact location.

Stay and Food

None locally. Pallavaram and Chennai are the closest for food and stay.

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