Saivite Temples, Thiruvannamalai District
Manikandeswarar, facing east
Amman, facing south
Vinayaka, Naagar, Anjaneyar, Mahavishnu, Navagraha, Subramanya with consorts. Sanctum Niches – Bala Vinayaka, Dakshinamurthy, Mahavishnu, Brahma, Durga, Chandikeswara
Manikandeswara Melapalandai is about 25 kilometers west of Cheyyar and 12 kilometers east of Arani. You have to take a deviation towards north at the fork in the Vandavasi to Arani Road, cross the Cheyyar River, Bakthavatsaleswarar Vaalapandal temple and reach Manikandeswara Melapalandai. This temple actually comes in Vellore district, but for matters of convenience to the visitor we have included in Thiruvannamalai District.
Stay and Food
None locally. Closest for food and stay would be Kancheepuram.