25th December 2017.
On 24th December 2017, had been to Kanchipuram in connection with a personal work and my Cousin brother’s son took me to three Shiva temples. These lesser known temples may not be popular & Heritage temples of Kanchipuram.
Iraivan : Sri Vazhakarutheeswarar (வழக்கறுத்தீஸ்வரர் )
Some of the important features of this temple are....
This temple is facing east with a Thirukulam in-front. The 3 tier rajagopuram is on the north side. Dwajasthambam, Palipedam and Nandhi are immediately after the Rajagopuram.
In the outer prakaram sannadhi for Vinayagar, Valli devasena Subramaniyar, Thirumurai, Sandikeswarar, Kala bairavar, Suryan, Chandran and navagrahas.
In koshtam Dhakshinamurthy, Thirumal, Brahma and Durgai. The sanctum sanctorum consists of Sanctum and Arthamandapam. Moolavar is of 16 surfaces Linga and about 4 feet below the ground level. Moolavar, Somaskandar and Parasareswarar are in a line.
It was told that the temple is about 1000 years old and there is no evidence to prove the same.
As per the legend, there was a dispute between Devas and Sages on Vedha. Both went to Lord Shiva and worshiped him to get the solution. Lord Shiva Shiva solved the dispute. Hence, It is believed that Lord Shiva of this temple will relieve us from any Court cases and legal disputes. In recent years, the politicians who faced criminal and civil cases came to this temple and worshiped Lord Shiva of this temple.
The temple will kept opened between 07.00 hrs to 12.00 hrs and 17.oo hrs to 20.00 hrs.
Office in-charge Mr Vai. Murugesan may be contacted on the mobiles 9629434501 and land line number 27222253 may be contacted for further details.
HOW TO REACH:
The temple is about 1.5 KM from Kanchipuram Bus terminus on Gandhi Road, Kanchipuram to Chengalpattur bus route
Share Autos are available from bus terminus.
---OM SHIVAYA NAMA---