Monday, November 29, 2021

Romasarewarar Temple, Kanchipuram

Romasarewarar Temple, Kanchipuram

Romasarewarar Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located in Kanchipuram City in Kanchipuram District of Tamil Nadu. Presiding Deity is called as Romasarewarar and Mother is called as Kamakshi Amman. This Temple is considered as one of the 108 Shiva temples mentioned in Kanchi Puranam. The Temple is also called as Romasaresam.


As per legend, Sage Romesa installed a Shiva Linga and worshipped Lord Shiva here. Hence, Lord Shiva came to be called as Romasarewarar.

The Temple

This temple is facing towards east. The temple consists of sanctum and mukha mandapam. The mukha mandapam is an asbestos shed. Nandi and Balipeedam can be found facing towards the sanctum in the mukha mandapam. Presiding Deity is called as Romasarewarar and is facing east. He is housed in the sanctum in the form of Lingam. As in other temples in Kanchipuram, there is no separate shrine of Parvathi as it is believed that Kamakshi of Kanchipuram is the common Parvathi shrine for all Shiva temples.


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