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Pakkapuresar Temple

Pakkapuresar Temple is situated at Achirupakkam in Kanchipuram District. The temple is one of the 275 Shivasthalams in Tamil Nadu. The presiding deity here is Lord Pakkapuresar (Shiva). There is also a worship place for Goddess Sundaranayagi. The Sthala Teertham is Deva teertham and the Sthala Vriksham (sacred tree) is Konrai Maram. Sage Sambandar is said to have praised the lord through his pathigams. Chennai is approximately 90 km away.

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Kanchipuram


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