Wednesday, 11 April 2018

SRI ADHI PEDA PARAMESWARI KALIKAMBAL DEVASTHANAM ( Adhi Kamakshi Amman Temple), KANCHIPURAM.


08th April 2018.
On the way to Sri Kamakshi Temple, happened to see this temple and it was told that this temple is being maintained by Viswakarma community. It was told that this temple is older than Sri Kamakshi Amman temple.
Deity : Sri Kalikambal.

Some of the important details are ….
The temple is facing east with a dwajasthambam, palipedam and Simha vahanam. 5 tier Rajagopuram is at the entrance of Sanctum sanctorum.  The Sanctum sanctorum consists of sanctum, antarala and arthamandapam. Kalikambal is in sitting posture. In koshtam Vinayagar, Parameswari, Vaishnavi, Brahmi and Durgai.

In the outer prakaram sannadhi for Adhi kamakshi, Kotravai / durgai and nagars.  There is also a 16 pillar mandapam on the left side of the sanctum entrance. As per the architecture the temple might have been built during latter Chozha period and renovations were done during Vijayanagara period. 

It was learnt that the temple functions  like Chennai Kalikambal temple and it serves Viswakarma Community like, arranging and maintaining  the data base for the marriages mainly on Sundays.

TEMPLE TIMINGS:
The temple will be kept opened between 07.00 hrs to 12.00 hrs and 17.00 hrs to 20.30 hrs.

CONTACT DETAILS:
The mobile number +91 99949 04898 may be contacted for further details.

HOW TO REACH:
About 2 KM from bus stand.
The temple is on Jawaharlal street in Periya Kanchipuram.

LOCATION:CLICK HERE





 Nagars under peepal tree


 Sapthakanniyars
Bas relief at the entrance of Rajagopuram 
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