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Sri Kachabeswarar, Marundeeswarar temple

Moolavar : Kachabeswarar, Marundeeswarar
Urchavar : Amirtha Thyagarajar
Amman / Thayar : Anjanakshi Amman, Irulneeki Ambal
Thala Virutcham : Banyan and jack trees
Theertham : NA
Agamam / Pooja : Kameekam
Old year : 1000-2000 years old
Historical Name : Nadana Vinodha Nallur, Aadhi Kanchi
City : Tirukachur
District : Kanchipuram
State : Tamil Nadu


   The temple is praised by saint Sundarar in his Thevaram hymns. This is the 26th Shiva temple in Thondainadu region praised in Thevaram hymns.


   This is a twin temple, one at the hill top and the other at the foot hill. Chithirai Brahammotsavam and Chitra Poornima-full moon day are celebrated in April-May at Kachabeswarar temple. Masi Brahmmotsavam in February-March; Girivalam on Poornima day and Padi Puja ? puja to the steps- on Mondays and Tirukarthigai in November-December are followed in Marundeesar temple.

Temple's Speciality:

   Lord Shiva facing west is a swayambumurthy.

Opening Time:

   The temple is open from 8.00 a.m. to 12.00 a.m. and from 5.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.


   Sri Kachabeswarar, Marundeeswarar Temple, Tirukachur ? 603 204, Kancheepuram district.


   91- 44 - 2746 4325,2746 3514,2723 3384, 93811 86389

General Information:

   Tirukachur is near Chengalpat in Kancheepuram district.??There are two Shiva temples here one at the top of the hill, the other at the foot of the hill.??Saint Sundarar had sung the praise of the Lords in a single Pathigam ? 10 verses.??Maha Ganapathy and Thalamoola Vinayaka grace the devotees.??The Vimana of Lord Shiva is of Gajabrushta design.


   Devotees firmly believe that any prayer before the Lord would bring them all benefits in life.??People pray to Ambica seeking good vision and cure from eye troubles.

Thanks giving:

   Devotees perform abishek to Lord and Mother and offer vastras and nivedhanas.

Greatness Of Temple:

   Devotees perform abishek to Lord and Mother and offer vastras and nivedhanas.

Temple History:


Special Features:


*Sources from Dinamalar.com

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