Kailasanadar Kandamangalam

Kailasanadar, Kandamangalam

Saivite Temples, Thanjavur District


Kailasanadar, facing east


Rajarajeswari, facing south

Other Deities

Vinayaka, Muruga with consorts, Navagraha . Sanctum Niches – Dakshinamurthy, Brahma, Chandikeswara

Kailasanadar Kandamangalam is a small east-facing temple with an entrance from the south. A small flight of steps leads up to the temple. The god and goddess can be seen from the same spot. The Lingam is a small one. The idol of Rajarajeswari being located along with her consort is said to be unique as normally the temples for Rajarajeswari are exclusive to her. The Navagraha are in a circle formation with Surya seen with his two consorts in the middle.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Kailasanadar Kandamangalam is an old temple, but no historical information is available as of now.


No information


Kailasanadar Kandamangalam is about 40 kilometers east of Thiruchirapalli off the road going from Kallanai and crossing Thirukattupalli. Kailasanadar Kandamangalam is about 4 kilometers east of Thirukattupalli. Thanjavur is about 25 kilometers southeast of Kailasanadar Kandamangalam via Kandiyur.

Stay and Food

None locally. Thiruchirapalli and Thanjavur are the closest.

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