Vedhagiriswarar Temple, Thirukalukundram

Sri Vedhagiriswarar temple is located in the village named Thirukalukundram, in the district of Kanchipuram, in the state of Tamil Nadu in South India. The primary deity of this temple is Vedhagiriswarar, Bakthavatchaleswarar (Lord Shiva) and his consorts are none. The holy tree of this temple is none.

The holy water of this temple is Krupa Theertham. The agamam or pooja of this temple is known as Kameeyam. This temple is nearly 1000-2000 years old in this region. The historical name of this place is kalukundram.

The main festivals that are largely associated with this shrine are Tirukarthikai in November-December, all the Ekadashi days, Shivarathri, Deepavalli, New Year days as per the Gergion Calendar and Hindu traditional calendar, Pongal plus Masi Brahmmotsavam in February-March.

A large number of devotees pray to this Lord for the removal of obstacles marriage affairs, to education, etc. It is to be highly noted that a devotee who prays to this particular Lord gets immediately blessed with job opportunities and children. The shrine is usually open in the morning hours and evening hours only but during the festivals and auspicious days, is opened for long hours.

Devotees from several parts of Tamil Nadu and its neighboring states like Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala visit this particular temple. Devotees pray for peace of mind without any type of confusion in personal and professional life and for fearlessness. It is one of the sought after temple in the list of South Indian pilgrimage Lord Shiva temple list.

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