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Chandramauleeshwarar Temple




Chandramauleeshwarar Temple, also called Natteri-Brahmadesam, is about 30 km west of Kanchipuram. This temple was built during the reign of the Cholas. This stone-temple treasures the architectural work of the Chola period. The presiding deity is lord Chandramauleeshwarar, Shiva. Legend is that, Lord Brahma worshipped Lord Shiva in this holy place to attain his exalted position as the lord of creation. Another legend is that, Sage Agastya worshipped Chandramauleeshwarar and acquired the 8 great mystic powers or siddhis.

The nearest railway station is Kanchipuram Railway Station and Chennai International Airport is the closest airport. Kanchipuram is well connected with other parts of the state by road.



Updated on 2nd September, 2015
District: Kanchipuram
Location: Kanchipuram    

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