Thazhuvakozhundeeswarar Temple, Pakkam, Thiruvallur
Thazhuvakozhundeeswarar Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located at Pakkam Village near Thiruninravur in Thiruvallur District of Tamilnadu. Presiding Deity is called as Thazhuvakozhundeeswarar / Aalingana Paaleeswarar and Mother is called as Balambikai. This is a small temple. Only sanctum and Mother Shrine are from historical period. All the other shrines are recently built. There are shrines for Lord Murugan with his consorts Valli & Deivanai, Ganesha and Navagrahas in the Temple premises.
The Temple has been praised in Thirupugazh Hymns sung by Saint Arunagirinathar. The Temple is located at about 500 meters from Pakkam Village Bus Stop, 850 meters from Pakkam Junction Bus Stop, 5 Kms from Thiruninravur Railway Station, 6 Kms from Thiruninravur, 17 Kms from Thiruvallur, 38 Kms from Chennai and 36 Kms from Chennai Airport.
Buses serving Pakkam from Chennai are 65C (Ambattur Ind. Estate to Pakkam), 563 (Ambattur Estate - Periyapalayam via Pakkam), 580 (Avadi – Arani), 580p (Poonamallee to Periyapalayam via Thiruninravur), 65D (Avadi to Melkondaiyur via Nathamedu Road Jn, Pakkam Village, Sirukalathur) & M65H (Avadi via pakkam to Redhills via Thamaraipakkam).