Somanatheeswarar Tharapakkam

Somanatheeswarar Tharapakkam

Sriperumbudur Saivite Temples


Someswarar, facing east


Akilandeswari, facing south

Other Deities

Ganesha, Dakshinamurthy, Vishnu, Brahma, Durga, Navagraha, Nagathamman

Somanatheeswarar Tharapakkam is a beautiful temple built up in recent times over an ancient Shivalingam. The Lingam is said to have come up in the vision of a devotee and he is said to have built up the temple. The Lingam has been amidst paddy fields for ages and worshiped by the people around.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No Information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No Information


The lingam of Somanatheeswarar Tharapakkam is said to be old, but the temple has been constructed in recent times. People believe there had been a large temple somewhere here in the ancient past and the Lingam is a remnant of the ruins.


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Somanatheeswarar Tharapakkam is after Gerugambakkam and about 7.5 kilometers from the St.Thomas Mount – Porur road. Take the left just after crossing Adyar River bridge. There are two other temples here.

Stay and Food

None locally. Chennai is advisable.

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