Monday, February 22, 2021

Ishta Siddheeswarar Temple, Kanchipuram

Ishta Siddheeswarar Temple, Kanchipuram

Ishta Siddheeswarar is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located in Kanchipuram City in Kanchipuram District of Tamil Nadu. This Temple is considered as one of the 108 Shiva temples mentioned in Kanchi Puranam. The Temple is also called as Ishta Siddheesam. The temple is situated on the banks of Ishta Siddhi Theertham on the right side immediately after the Rajagopuram of Kachabeswarar Temple.

Legends

For brief details, please refer below link;

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

The Temple

This Temple is facing towards east with an entrance arch on the northern side. The temple is situated on the banks of Ishta Siddhi Theertham on the right side immediately after the Rajagopuram of Kachabeswarar Temple. Nandi and Balipeedam can be found facing the sanctum. The Sanctum Sanctorum consists of Sanctum, Ardha Mandapam and Mukha Mandapam. Presiding Deity is called as Ishta Siddheeswarar and is facing east. He is housed in the sanctum in the form of Lingam.

Idols of Nagas can be found in front of this temple. The temple tank, Ishta Siddhi Theertham can be found immediately on the right side after the Rajagopuram. Ishta Siddhi Theertham contains Dharma Theertham, Ardha Theertham, Kama Theertham and Mukthi Theertham. There are four shrines of Lord Shiva around the temple tank, Ishta Siddhi Theertham, namely Dharma Siddheswarar, Kama Siddheswarar, Artha Siddheeswarar and Moksha Siddheswarar.

Temple Opening Time

The Temple remain open from 07.00 AM to 11.30 AM and 04.30 PM to 08.30 PM.

Prayers

It is belief that those who take bath in Ishta Siddhi Theertham will be blessed by Lord Shiva with wealth, joy, home and healthy life. It is considered auspicious to take bath in Sundays. Those who donate in the banks of this Theertham, would make their Punniyam (Virtues) multiplied by several times.

Connectivity

For brief details, please refer below link;

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

Location

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