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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. 

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Parking Difficulty : Easy
Walking Needed : Less than 100 meters inside the temple
Time Needed : 20-30 minutes
Open Timings : 5.00 AM to 12:00 Noon and from 4.00 PM to 8.00 PM
Still Photography : Not Allowed inside the Inner Sanctum
Video Photography : Not Allowed inside the Inner Sanctum
Moolavar : Thirumeninaathar / Sornamalai
Sthala Vruksham : Arasu /Punnai
Theertham : Bhagaveri River (Gundaaru)
Traditional Name: Thiruchuzhi
Padal : Sundarar
Tropical Climate for most part of the year. Wear Cotton (March-November)
Wear Traditional Dress. Cover yourself decently
Avoid Shoes
Nearest Railway Station : Kodai Road Railway Station
Nearest Airport : Madurai Airport
Nearest National Highway : NH32
Nearest Landmark : Kodai Market

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


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Open Hours

|Morning – 6.00 8AM to 12.30PM
Evening- 4.30 PM to 8.30PM

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