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Periyapalayam Shiva Temple

Periyapalayam Imuktheeswarar Temple

Periapalayam is a village about 40 km north of Chennai, in Tiruvallur district, Tamil Nadu State, India. It is in Ellapuram block which stretches from east Thanakulam village, west Uthukottai, north Kosavanpettai and in the south up to Komakambedu village. It has one of the main routes to Andhra Pradesh. The town is famous for the Palayathuamman Temple and Imuktheeswarar Temple.
Periyapalayam Shiva Temple in Arani River Bank
Periyapalayam Shiva Temple
Periyapalayam Siva Temple
The main God of this temple is Lord Shiva known as Imukteeswarar. The Goddess here is Sri AnanPoorani. Since Pancha Bhoota Piruthuvi, Appu, Theyu, Vayu, Agayam are worshipped the lord here, so lord Siva is called as Imukteeswarar. It is believed that Sage Valmiki stayed here and worshipped the Lord Shiva. The Periyapalayam shiva temple lies on the banks of Aarani river and other side of the river bank famous Bhavani Amman Temple located.
Periyapalayam Imuktheeswarar Temple History
Periyapalayam Temple History

Periyapalayam  - Sri Imuktheeswarar Temple
பெரியபாளையம் ஐமுக்தீஸ்வரர் திருக்கோவில்
Main Deity
Lord Shiva
Name
Sri Imuktheeswarar
Goddess Name
Sri  Anna Pooranamba
Location
Periyapalayam
Old Names

Theertham
Aarani River
Significance
Pancha Bootham worshipped lord shiva
Ancient

Travel Base
Chennai

Pancha Bhootam refers to the (Pancha means Five) five prime elements of nature-land, water, air, sky, fire. Prithvi is Earth, Vayu is Air, They means Fire, Appu is Water, Agayam means Space.
Periyapalayam Imuktheeswarar Temple
Periyapalayam Imuktheswarar Temple
Periyapalayam Siva Temple
How To Reach : The Periyapalayam Siva Temple Located in about 45 km from Chennai in Chennai-Kolkata highway near Red Hills, and 20 kms away from Ponneri.
The Imukteeswarar Temple is located very close to Periapalayam bus terminus in Chennai suburb. MTC buses ply to Periyapalayam from Vallallar Nagar, CMBT etc.

Near By Temples :
Periyapalayam Bhavani Amman Temple - Just half kms away from this temple.
Arani Sampangi Pitchaaleswarar Temple - 5 kms away from Periyapalayam
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