Friday, September 30, 2016

Uthira Vaidhya Lingeswarar Temple, Kattur, Chengalpattu

Uthira Vaidhya Lingeswarar Temple, Kattur, Chengalpattu

Uthira Vaidhya Lingeswarar Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located in Kattur Village in Thiruporur Taluk in Chengalpattu District of Tamil Nadu. Presiding Deity is called as Uthira Vaidhya Lingeswarar and Mother is called as Thaiyal Nayaki. This temple is considered as Parihara Sthalam for Chevvai Dosham. This temple is considered equivalent to Vaitheeswaran Kovil Vaidyanathar Temple. It is said that devotees should visit Vembedu Bhairava Temple situated on nearby hillock first before visiting this temple.


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The temple is believed to be built by Cholas and was extensively renovated by Pandyas and Vijayanagara Kings. The temple was reconsecrated on 2004.

The Temple

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Temple Opening Time

The Temple remains open from 06.00 am to 11.00 am and 04.30 pm to 08.00 pm. 


Vaikasi Visakam, Navaratri, Karthigai Deepam, Arudhra Dharshan, Maha Sankranti and Panguni Uthiram are the festivals celebrated here.


This temple is considered as Chevvai (Angaragan / Planet Mars) Parihara Sthalam and equivalent to Vaitheeswaran Koil Vaidyanathar Temple. People with Chevvai Dhosha frequent this temple to get relief from the adverse effects of Mars. Devotees pray to Lord Shiva to get relief from all type of diseases, to remove obstacles in marriage and to become rich. Pregnant women worship the Mother Thaiyalnayaki for a safe delivery and a healthy child.


Uthira Vaidhya Lingeswarar Temple,

Kattur, Thiruporur Taluk,

Chengalpattu District - Kanchipuram

Mobile: +91 94448 78797 / 94475 36549 / 98842 17301

Mobile: +91 95516 57839 / 96771 64085 / 98845 30146


The temple is located at about 100 meters from Kattur Bus Stop, 6 Kms from Thiruporur, 7 Kms from Thiruporur Bus Stand, 11 Kms from Manampathy, 21 Kms from Chengalpattu, 23 Kms from Chengalpattu Junction Railway Station, 29 Kms from Tambaram, 37 Kms from Chennai Airport and 50 Kms from Chennai. MTC Bus No 551 from Velachery to Manampathy passes through this place. Buses and Share Autos are available from Thiruporur.

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