Sunday, November 17, 2019

Vaaleeswarar Temple, Kanchipuram

Vaaleeswarar Temple, Kanchipuram
Vaaleeswarar Temple is a Hindu Shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva located inside Kanchipuram Ekambaranathar Temple in Kanchipuram City in Kanchipuram District of Tamil Nadu. Presiding Deity is called as Vaaleeswarar. This is one of the 108 Shiva temples mentioned in Kanchi Puranam. The Temple is also called as Vaaleesam.
As per Hindu mythology, Vali, Vanara King, worshipped Lord Shiva and got a boon such that in any duel, Vali's opponent would lose half his strength to Vali. After the boon, Vali was extremely powerful and invincible. It is believed that the Linga in this Shrine was worshipped by Vali.
The Temple
This Shrine is situated inside Kanchipuram Ekambaranathar Temple. It is located in the third Prakaram. The Shrine is facing west and situated to the east of Kachi Mayanam.
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