Tuesday, February 23, 2021

Aadhipatheeswarar Temple, Kanchipuram

Aadhipatheeswarar Temple, Kanchipuram

Aadhipatheeswarar Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located in Kanchipuram City in Kanchipuram District of Tamil Nadu. Presiding Deity is called as Aadhipatheeswarar / Aadhipidheswarar / Vilakoleeswarar and Mother is called as Kamakshi. This Temple is considered as one of the 108 Shiva temples mentioned in Kanchi Puranam. The Temple is also called as Aadhipathesam. This temple is situated in Aladi Pillayar Koil street, very close to Keerai Mandapam.


Legends

For brief details, please refer below link;

https://tamilnadu-favtourism.blogspot.com/2021/02/aadhipatheeswarar-temple-kanchipuram-legends.html

The Temple

This Temple is facing towards east with three tiered Rajagopuram. Balipeedam and Nandi can be found immediately after the Rajagopuram, facing the sanctum. The Sanctum Sanctorum consists of Sanctum and Ardha Mandapam. Presiding Deity is called as Aadhipatheeswarar / Aadhipidheswarar / Vilakoleeswarar and is facing east. He is housed in the sanctum in the form of Lingam. Kamakshi Amman of Kanchi Kamakshi temple is considered as the consort of Lord Shiva. Idols of Vinayaga and Murgan can be seen in the temple premises. Naga Idols can be seen below Neem tree.


Connectivity

For brief details, please refer below link;

https://tamilnadu-favtourism.blogspot.com/2021/02/aadhipatheeswarar-temple-kanchipuram-connectivity.html

Location

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