Kailasanadar Uthiramerur

Kailasanadar, Uthiramerur

Saivite Temples, Uthiramerur Taluk


Kailasanadar, facing east


Kamakshi Amman, facing south

Other Deities

Dwarapalakas, Valampuri Vinayaka, Sidhdhi Vinayaka, Muruga with Consorts, Chandikeswara

Kailasanadar Uthiramerur is an ancient east facing temple with a grand and tall Vimaanam on top of the Sanctum Sanctorum. The Shiva Lingam is large and the sanctums outer base are full of stone inscriptions. A Somaskanda image is depicted behind the main deity. A small passage is present for circum-ambulation inside the sanctum. The dilapidated temple was taken up and renovated by REACH Foundation.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Kailasanadar Uthiramerur has several inscriptions from the Chola Era including Rajaraja, Rajendra, Nayak Kings and Krishnadevara of Vijayanagar Empire. The temple goes back to the Pallava Era and could have been built by Dantivarma Pallava in the 8th Century CE using bricks, later converted to stone by the Cholas.


No information


Kailasanadar Uthiramerur is in the north east part of Uthiramerur town and can be reached by taking a right before reaching the center of the town. Refer our map below for exact location.

Stay and Food

Uthiramerur has a few restaurants for food.

error: Content is protected !!