Tuesday, February 16, 2021

Mutheeswarar Temple, Kanchipuram

Mutheeswarar Temple, Kanchipuram

Mutheeswarar Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located in Pillaiyarpalayam, a well-known locality in Kanchipuram City in Kanchipuram District of Tamil Nadu. This Temple is also called as Mutheesam.

The Temple

The temple is facing towards east, but the entrance is from southern side. The Sanctum Sanctorum consists of Sanctum, Ardha Mandapam and Mukha Mandapam. Nandi and Balipeedam can be found in the Mukha Mandapam facing sanctum.  Presiding Deity is called as Mutheeswarar and is facing east. He is housed in the sanctum in the form of Lingam. There is a south facing shrine for Mother Parvathy in the temple premises. There are shrines for Chinthamani Vinayagar, Murugan and Chandikeswarar in the temple premises.


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