Ekambareswar Temple – one of the five important (Pancha Bootha ) Shiva temples in the South India. It denotes the element Earth (Prithvi). There is a 3500 year Mango tree which is the sthala virukhsa – meaning the temple’s tree which is sacred.
It is one of the largest temple covering 25 acres and is built with additions over several kingdom of Pallava and Vijayanagara. The temple looks is maintained decently and still it shows it age and grandeur of yester years.
The place is also near silk weaving clusters.
Ekambaranathar Temple Road, Pincode : 631502 Kanchipuram District, Tamil Nadu
|Morning – 6.00 8AM to 12.30PM
Evening- 4.30 PM to 8.30PM
108 Divya Desam
This temple is also one of the important Divya Desam in this earth known as Bhuloka Vaikuntam. Various Alwars have composed poems on Lord Vishnu – 6500 years back according to legends. Their composition of poems on Lord Vishnu temples all over India is known as Divya Prabandham which was compiled in 9th century.