Saturday, December 17, 2016

Agastheeshwarar Temple, Puthirankottai, Kanchipuram

Agastheeshwarar Temple, Puthirankottai, Kanchipuram
Agastheeshwarar Temple is dedicated to Hindu God Shiva located at Puthirankottai Village in Kanchipuram District of Tamilnadu. Presiding Deity is known as Agastheeshwarar and Mother is known as Muthambigai. This Temple is more than 1000 years old. This Temple had been renovated at various periods by Chola, Pandiya, Pallava and Sambuvaraya Kings, fact supported by 31 inscriptions available in the Temple. The Temple is currently under renovation at Puthirankottai in the Mathuranthagam – Marakkanam route.

It is believed that Lingam was installed and worshipped by Sage Agasthiyar and worshipped by Markandeya Maharishi. A place where childless couples are blessed with children with plenty of successful couples returning with prayer fulfillment poojas. The Temple lies in the route of Mathuranthagam / Melmaruvathur / Chittamur to Chunampet / Vennangupet / Marakkanam. The temple is located at about 15 kms from Vennangupet on ECR; around 24 kms from Mathuranthagam.

Contact: 98409 53704 / 80128 51859 / 84891 41853.

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