Monday, February 22, 2021

Kachabeswarar Temple, Kanchipuram

Kachabeswarar Temple, Kanchipuram

Kachabeswarar Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located in Kanchipuram City in Kanchipuram District of Tamil Nadu. Presiding Deity is called as Kachabeswarar and Mother is called as Sundarambigai. This Temple is considered as one of the 108 Shiva temples mentioned in Kanchi Puranam. The Temple is also called as Kachabesam. The temple is under the control of the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department of the Government of Tamil Nadu.


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This temple was believed to be built by Pallavas. The temple was mentioned as Kachipedu and Lord of this temple was mentioned as Kachaalai Udaiya Nayanar as per the inscriptions. The temple was extensively renovated by Cholas and Vijayanagara Kings. This temple finds mention in Thandi Alangaram, a 10th century Tamil grammar  work.

"கனல் மழுவன் கச்சாலை எம்மான்'

The Temple

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Temple Opening Time

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


Chithirai Brahmotsavam, Chitra Poornima, Diwali, Margazhi Thiruvadhirai, Shivaratri and Pradoshams are celebrated here.


Those who worship Kachabeswarar will be relieved from their sorrows & sufferings and attain salvation. People worship Lord Shiva to get relief from ear related problems, for child boon, to remove marriage obstacles, relief from diseases, for wealth & knowledge and for employment. People worship Sathya Mozhi Vinayagar to overcome all troubles and sufferings in life and fulfil their wishes. 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.


Kachabeswarar Temple,

Kanchipuram – 631 502

Phone: +91 44 2723 3384

Mobile: +91 82481 14974 / 96776 53044


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