2015-07-21, Thazuvikandeswarar Temple, Thiruvalangadu, Thiruvallur
2015-07-21, Thazuvikandeswarar Temple, Thiruvalangadu, Thiruvallur

Thazuvikandeswarar Temple, Thiruvalangadu, Thiruvallur

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Architectural style:Dravidian architecture
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 Thazuvikandeswarar Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located at Thiruvalangadu in Thiruvallur District of Tamilnadu. The place where Karaikkal Ammaiyar embraced the Shiva lingam and that’s why the Lord is called Thazuvikandeswarar. Saiva Saint Thirugnana Sambandar sang hymns on Thiruvalangadu Lord Shiva from this temple itself, as he was not for walking upto that shrine worshipped by Karaikkal Ammaiyar, who went by her head. She didn’t walk as that will make her stumble on small lingams.


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How to Reach:

The Temple is located at about 750 meters from Pazhayanur Kailasanathar Temple, Temple, 1 Km from Saatchi Boodeshwarar Temple, 2 Kms from Thiruvalangadu Vadaranyeswarar Temple, 3 Kms from Palayanur, 6 Kms from Narayanapuram Koot road, 20 Kms from Arakkonam, 21 Kms from Kavanoor, 31 Kms from Thiruthani, 17 Kms from Thiruvallur, 45 Kms from Kanchipuram, 36 Kms from Sriperumbudur and 65 Kms from Chennai.

By Road:

The Temple is located at about 2 Kms from Thiruvalangadu Bus Stop. Thiruvalangadu can be accessed by road on NH 205 (Chennai-Avadi-Thiruvallur-Renigunta route). A slight detour before Narayanapuram Koot road of about 6 Kms from NH 205 on to the left takes one to the temple town. The place can be reached from Chennai, Thiruvallur and Kancheepuram also.

Town buses available from Chennai (T Nagar, Broadway, and Vadapalani) to Thiruvallur (Bus no 597 from T Nagar). Regular Buses are also available from Koyambedu. Buses are available from Thiruvallur to Arakkonam via Thiruvalangadu 105 C, T20, Srinivasa (a Private bus). Share autos are also available from Narayanapuram Koot road on the Thiruthani bus route.

See also  Kalyana Jagannathar Temple, Pillaipakkam, Kanchipuram

By Train:

Thiruvalangadu has a railway station on the Chennai – Arakkonam rail route and it is the penultimate station before Arakkonam. From central catch a train to Arakkonam and get down at Thiruvalangadu railway station. Share autos are also available from Thiruvalangadu Railway station to temple entrance. The Temple is located at about 7 Kms from Thiruvalangadu Railway Station and 5 Kms from Manavur Railway Station.

By Air:

Nearest Airport is located at Chennai (65 Kms).

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