Kancheepuram Saivite Temples
The original temple has been lost. The shiva lingam is a beautiful one with 16 sides.
The architecture and sculpture here belong to the Pallava Period and requires special mention.
Thirukurippu Thondar, one of the 63 Nayanmars, lived and attained salvation here.
A small and ancient temple filled with beautiful sculptures all around.
This temple was frequented by a number of Sidhdhars in olden days and thus the name of the Lord came about.
The Kayarohana Theertham in this Guru Sthalam finds special mention in the Kanchi Puranam for its greatness.
This temple is unique with the presence of 8 Bhairavas in the form of Shiva Lingams.
A beautiful Anjaneya is seen in front of Mahavishnu behind the sanctum sanctorum in this ancient temple.
The stone inscriptions here mention the procedures of election, formation of village committee, members eligibility and administrative process.
The back of the sanctum sanctorum is in a circular form, a Gajaprashta Vimaanam with a top portion that has fallen off through the ages.
This ancient temple presents a beautiful picture built amidst lush green paddy fields.
Mahaswami, the 68th Jagadguru of the Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham, spent a long time in this temple and that room is a shrine here.
This temple is famous as a Guru (Dakshinamurthy) Sthalam and his idol here is unique in representation.
This is one of the Pancha Kashi shrines in the region. The others are nearby and around the area.
The temple is situated in the middle of fields and presents a beautiful picture.
The lord here got his name as Vishnu is believed to have been worshiped him here.
This temple is an old east facing temple situated amongst beautiful lush green paddy fields.
The main deity is a 16 faced Lingam and situated about 4 feet below ground level.
This is an ancient temple with many stone inscriptions indicating its antiquity and importance.
Kizhakku Kailasanadar, Sevilimedu
This ancient temple is one of the two Kailasanadar Temples located in the area.
Kasi Viswanathar, Kavanthandalam
This is a lost temple on the banks of the Cheyyar River which has been rebuilt in recent times.
The main deity here is believed to have been installed and worshiped by Sage Kashyapa.