Rajarajeswaramudaiya Mahadevar Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located at Sivapuram Village near Thakkolam in Thiruvallur District of Tamilnadu. Presiding Deity is called as Rajarajeswaramudaiya Mahadevar / Theerthapaleeswarar and Mother is called as Kamakshi Amman. This temple was built during the Chola period, (10th century CE) of the great Chola Emperor, Raja Raja Chola I. The inscriptions belonging to the period of Raja Raja Chola and Rajendra Chola are found in this temple. This is an Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) maintained Chola Temple.
Temple Opening Time
The temple remains open from 07.30 AM to 12.00 Noon and 03.00 PM to 07.00 PM.
Monthly Pradoshams and Maha Shivaratri are the festivals celebrated in this Temple with much fanfare.
Legend / Local stories
How to Reach:
The Temple is located at about 100 meters from Sivapuram Bus Stop, 4 Kms from Perambakkam, 8 Kms from Koovam, 9 Kms from Thakkolam, 12 Kms from Manavur Railway Station, 22 Kms from Arakkonam, 20 Kms from Thiruvallur, 30 Kms from Kanchipuram, 56 Kms from Chennai Airport and 57 Kms from Chennai.