Friday, August 26, 2016

Agastheeshwarar Temple, Visur, Uthiramerur, Kanchipuram

Agastheeshwarar Temple, Visur, Uthiramerur, Kanchipuram
Agastheeshwarar Temple is dedicated to Hindu God Shiva located at Visur Village in Uthiramerur Taluk of Kanchipuram District. This holy shrine is situated about 14 Kms from Uthiramerur. It is known from the inscriptions that this place was earlier called Vishwa City. Presiding deity is called as Agastheeshwarar and the Goddess is named Akilandeswari Ambal.

The scriptures in the temple mythologize that the Goddess took Viswaroopam to have darshan of the Lord. Shri Arunagirinathar sang the praise of Lord Muruga who dwells in this temple. The imposing idol of Lord Dakshinamurthi who blesses the devotees in this temple is unparalleled. There is a holy tank adjacent to the temple. Manthara tree is the divine tree for the temple.

On the Thai Poosam Day, the God is taken to Seyyaru for Theerthavari festival. Masi Magam is also a special festival in this temple. One time pooja is performed every day in this temple. Take Bus from Chennai to Polur (Bus No. 101 & 108) and get down at Visur. This Temple is located at a walkable distance.

Phone: +91 – 9791345220