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Venkatesa Perumal Temple

Venkatesa Perumal Temple in Pazhayaseevaram is located on the other side of the Palar River. The main deity, Appan Venkatesa Perumal, is considered a manifestation of Lord Shiva, Lord Brahma and Lord Vishnu.

The crown of the deity looks like the matted locks of Shiva and he has a third eye on the forehead. He wears the Shanku and Chakra like Lord Vishnu on his left and right hand and a lotus in one of his hands. He also stands on the lotus which is the symbol of Brahma. The utsavar idol (procession idol) is Srinivasa with Sridevi and Bhoodevi.

Another important deity in the temple is Karumanickar. This temple belongs to the Pallava period.

Updated on 10th August, 2005
District: Kanchipuram
Location: Kanchipuram    


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