Sunday, July 31, 2016

Adhi Kesava Perumal Temple, Nedumaram, Kalpakkam, Kanchipuram

Adhi Kesava Perumal Temple, Nedumaram, Kalpakkam, Kanchipuram
Adhi Kesava Perumal Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu located at Nedumaram Village near Kalpakkam town in Kanchipuram District. Nedumaram is located at a distance of 10 kms from Kalpakkam. Presiding deity is called as Aadhikesava Perumal and Mother is called as Ambujavalli Thayar. Poojas are conducted as per Vaikhanasa Agamam.

The Lord, Aadhikesava perumal is in standing posture. The Urchava murthy is accompanied by Sridevi and Bhoodevi. The temple is 500 years old and there is a charter that was made in 1911, which describes the grants allotted to this temple. A five tier Rajagopuram was built recently. Vikanasa Acharya whose idol is found only in 5 temples in Tamilnadu has his gracious presence here.

Andal, Lakshmi Narayanar are also enshrined in the temple premises. Besides these, Shrines of Ramanujar, Thirumangai Azhvar, Nammazhwar, Manavala Mamunigal, Viswaksenar, Anjaneyar and Karudazhvar can be found. The temple is open twice a day. There is a sacred pond. The sacred feet of Sthala Sayana perumal in Mahabalipuram, has been shifted to this temple which showcases the affinity between the above temples.

Navarathri, Vijayadasami, Parivettai, Vaikunda Ekadasi, Andal festival, celestial marriage on Bogi day, Panguni Uthiram, Krishna Jayanthi are some of the festivals celebrated in the temple.
Adhi Kesava Perumal Temple,
Nedumaram, Kalpakkam,
Kanchipuram District
Mobile: +91 – 9786628005 / 9787446990 / 9751163871
Nedumaram is a Village in Lathur Taluk in Kanchipuram District of Tamil Nadu State, India. It is located 61 Kms towards South from District headquarters Kanchipuram and 81 Kms from State capital Chennai.  Take Government Bus No T5, 100C, 85 or private buses Kandeepan, Siva Sakthi and Mahavir from Chengalpet to reach this place.