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Anekathanga Patham Temple

Anekathanga Patham Temple is a delightful shrine situated at Kanchipuram, in Tamil Nadu. This highly revered shrine is dedicated to Anekathanga Patham. The deity is installed facing east and the idol is circled by Lord Muruga, Lord Dakshinamurthy, Lord Vishnu and Goddess Durga.

Anekathanga Patham Temple architectural style dates back to Chola period. Images of Bhairav and Surya can be seen in Muha mandapa. The outer wall of the sanctum boasts epigraphs, which reveal some historical details.

Legends has it that the deity was worshipped by Lord Ganesh, Lord Kubera and Lord Muruga.

Updated on 7th December, 2005
District: Kanchipuram
Location: Kanchipuram    


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