Agastheeswarar Melkalathur

Agastheeswarar, Melkalathur

Saivite Temples - Vellore District


Agastheeswarar, facing east


Akilandeswari, facing south

Other Deities

Navagraha, Chandikeswara, Lingam

Agastheeswarar Melkalathur is a very small temple with only the shrine present today. Ponniamman and Kothandaramar are in separate shrines nearby. There is a large Lingam in the open and a few other carvings around. The temple has a nice lotus pond adjacent.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


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Agastheeswarar Melkalathur is about 10 kilometers from Nemili. On the road to Mahendrawadi, take a right before Hotel Iris and drive a few kilometers to reach the temple. Refer our map below for exact location.

Stay and Food

None locally. Closest is Vellore or Kancheepuram.

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