Saturday, February 20, 2021

Andhakeswarar Temple, Thiruputkuzhi, Kanchipuram

Andhakeswarar Temple, Thiruputkuzhi, Kanchipuram

Amareswarar Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located in Thiruputkuzhi near Kanchipuram City in Kanchipuram Taluk in Kanchipuram District of Tamil Nadu. Presiding Deity is called as Andhakeswarar / Manikandeeswarar and Mother is called as Thirupurasundari. This Temple is considered as one of the 108 Shiva temples mentioned in Kanchi Puranam. The Temple is also called as Andhakesam.


Legends

For brief details, please refer below link;

https://tamilnadu-favtourism.blogspot.com/2021/02/andhakeswarar-temple-thiruputkuzhi.html

The Temple

This Temple is facing towards east with an entrance arch. Nandi and Balipeedam can be found facing the sanctum. The Sanctum Sanctorum consists of Sanctum, Ardha Mandapam and Maha Mandapam. Presiding Deity is called as Andhakeswarar / Manikandeeswarar and is facing east. He is housed in the sanctum in the form of Lingam. Vinayaga, Dakshinamoorthy, Lingodbhava, Brahma and Durga are the Koshta idols located around the sanctum walls. Chandikeswarar Shrine can be seen in his usual location. Mother is called as Thirupurasundari. She is housed in a separate south facing shrine. There are shrines for Vinayaga and Murugan can be seen in the temple premises.


Connectivity

For brief details, please refer below link;

https://tamilnadu-favtourism.blogspot.com/2021/02/andhakeswarar-temple-thiruputkuzhi-connectivity.html

Location

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