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Rudrakoteeswarar Temple

Rudrakoteeswarar Temple is an oasis of peace and tranquility, situated at the foot of the Thirukazhukundram Hills, 15 km from Mahabalipuram. This 1,700 year old temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, also known as Rudrakoteeswarar. The presiding deity is Rudra. Devotees believe that by continuously praying to Rudrakoteeswarar during 16 pradoshams, one would permanently get rid of ailments of the heart, hypertension, diabetes and also problems caused by planetary changes. Separate shrines for Goddess Rudrani, Dakshinamurthi, Vinayaka and Subramanya with his consorts are seen in the temple.

Nearest airport: Chennai International Airport
Nearest major railway station: Chengalpattu Junction Railway Station

Updated on 22nd February, 2016
District: Kanchipuram

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