Thirukandeswarar Chakkaramallur

Thirukandeswarar, Chakkaramallur

Saivite Temples - Vellore District


Thirukandeswarar, facing east


Thirupurasundari, facing south

Other Deities

Mahaganapthi, Subramania with consorts, Narthana Vinayakar, Dakshinamurthy, Vinayaka, Mahavishnu, Arumuga, Brahma, Durga, Chandikeswara

Thirukandeswarar Chakkaramallur Temple is east facing with huge walls and built in immaculate style on stone base. The entrance is from the south. The outer Prakaram is large and spacious though the fringes are dominated by vegetation. A stone and concrete pathway has been laid here close to the inner prakaram wall. The inner Prakaram is enclosed and is quite spacious also.

Holy Water – No information

Holy Tree – No information

Vimanam – Gajaprastham


Stone inscriptions have been found here and Thirukandeswarar Chakkaramallur predates the time of Vikrama Chola who through his trusted and reputed deputy Kalingarayan performed various services to this temple which was not in great state then itself (1125 CE). Thirukandeswarar Chakkaramallur is believed to have been built around 7th Century CE.


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Thirukandeswarar Chakkaramallur is about 14 kms east of Arcot on the south side of the Palar River. If you are going from Chennai there is a short cut across the river from Thiruparkadal.

Stay and Food

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