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Chettikulam Sri Ekambareswarar Temple

The Ekambareswarar Temple is a Hindu temple in the village of Chettikulam in Perambalur District, Tamil Nadu, India. The presiding deities are Sri Ekambareshwarar and Sri Kamatchi Ambal.
Chettikulam Siva Temple
Chettikulam Perambalur District
The temple is famous for its Kubera sculpture showing the Lord of Wealth on his Fish vehicle. This is installed in 12 spots in the temple representing the 12 zodiac signs. People throng the temple to worship Kubera for wealth.

The rays of Sun fall on Lord Ekambareswara on 19, 20 and 21 of Panguni month –March-April. There is also a sculptural marvel in the temple on the western Dwarapalakas pillar carved with such rare skill that it looks like a bull from one angle and an elephant from the other. This place is also called as Vijayapuram.
Chettikulam Ekambareswarar Temple
Chettikulam Shiva Temple
Ekambareswarar Temple Chettikulam

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Chettikulam - Sri Ekambareswarar Temple
செட்டிகுளம் - ஏகாம்பரேஸ்வரர் திருக்கோயில்
Main Deity
Lord Shiva
Sri Ekambareshwarar
Goddess Name
Sri Kamakshi
Temple Tank
Kuberan Temple, 12 Kuberan for each star
12 Kuberar idols (one for each of the 12 sun signs)
1000 years old
Travel Base
Chettikulam Sivan kovil
Chettikulam Kuberan Temple
Sculptural marvel Pillars in Chettikulam Temple
How To Reach :  Chettikulam village is in Perambalur District, Tamilnadu. It is very close to Alathur.  Alandur is about 44kms from Trichy, on Trichy - Perambalur highway.
Ekambareswarar Temple, Chettikulam - Peragambi Road,
Chettikulam, Tamil Nadu 621104, India

Don't Miss it : Chettikulam Murugan Temple (Sri Dhandayuthapani Temple) is just 2 kms away from this temple.

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