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Sri Kalyanasundareswarar Swamy Temple, Thirumanancheri

Sri Kalyanasundareswarar Swamy Temple, an important temple situated near Thirumanancheri is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is a place of worship lost deep in myths and legends. As the legend goes, it was here that Goddess Parvathi took rebirth to marry Lord Shiva.

The temple complex is also quite expansive, spreading over an area as large as 3.5 acres. The times of worship are from 6 in the morning till 12 in the afternoon and from 3 in the evening till 8 at night. This is known as another popular place for worship that is frequented by those who have trouble finding a life partner.

The temple also has shrines for Lord Shiva as the “Nataraja”, Lord Dakshinamoorthy, Lord Brahma, Lord Lingodbhavar and Goddess Durga. A shrine dedicated to Lord Varadarajar is also present inside this temple. Lord Varadarajar’s consorts Bhoo Devi and Sri Devi are worshipped along with him in this shrine.

The best times to visit this temple would be during the festival seasons that are celebrated in this temple. The chief festivals observed in the temple include Karthigai Deepam, Navaratri, Arudra Darisanam and Thirukkalyanam.

Sri Kalyanasundareswarar Swamy Temple Photos