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Address: Kanchipuram, India

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Old and beautiful !

The temple is the first one you get as you veer off the bangalore Chennai highway. The Lingam is very different from what you see in other temple as. It has the God and Goddess... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 24, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

The temple is the first one you get as you veer off the bangalore Chennai highway. The Lingam is very different from what you see in other temple as. It has the God and Goddess behind the main idol which is a rare case. It is here that the pair got married after Parvati did penance under a single tree... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

It is one of the panchabhootha stahlams of Lord Shiva and is a very sacred place. Though the temple is not as big as other panchabhootha stalams it is avery sacred temple and we can have good darshan

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

When in Kanchi this is one of the nice temples to visit. Very nice history. Please ensure to follow the times as it gets very crowded.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

An excellent and large temple dedicated to Shiva as Pancha bhoota lingam (Earth), which is more than 1000 year old. This is the place where Lord Shiva is supposed to have married Maa Parvathi. Architecture is impressive considering that the temple is constructed with granite brought from long distance. There is a very old mango tree in the temple compound.

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Coimbatore, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

I visited this temple few months back with my family.The temple is dedicated to lord shiva. It is one of the Pancha Bootha Sthalams representing the element - Earth.The temple gopuram is very large.Wel find the mango tree under which Shiva and Kamakshi were married.Best time to visit is around eve as kanchipuram is too hot area.

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Ekambareshwar Temple is one of the panch-bootha stahlam of Lord Shiva signifying "Earth". It has a 3500yr old mango tree which gives 4 different types of flavours analogous to the 4 vedas.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This is the largest temple in Kanchipuram, and boasts enormous gopuras and a vast walled enclosure containing a number of shrines and a shady cloistered walkway. Here you will find the mango tree under which Shiva and Kamakshi were married! If you visit no other temple in the town, this one is a must!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

Dedicated to Lord Shiva, this is one of the best temples in Kanchipuram in terms of religious significance and architecture. It is enormous and if you are a non - Hindu, it would be useful to have a guide show you around , so that you understand the significance of the temple, its history, rituals and architecture. Take time to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We visited the 'Ekambareswara temple' on 11th November 2014. This Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and spread over a vast area of more than 30 acres with as many as 1000 Shivalingams dotting the temple inner walls on all the sides. The huge , beautifully carved pillars of the temple numbering around 1000 presenting a sight of majesty wherever... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

this is an ancient temple,just in front of Kanchi Mutt.A very rare Easwara,said to have been made of clay and hence no abhishekams.Eka means One..must see in Kanchi just an hr's drive from Chennai!

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Address: Address: Kanchipuram, India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  Tamil Nadu  >  Kanchipuram

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