Jalakandeswarar temple is located in Vellore in the state of Tamilnadu. Lord Shiva is the presiding deity of this temple. Goddess Akhilandeswari is consort of Lord Shiva.
Athri muni installed shiva lingam here. Lord Jalakandeswarar was installed in a place surrounded by water .
This temple was a seven tiered Rajagopuram.This temple was built in 12th Century.
Devotees facing some troubles caused by lizards falling on them worship the golden and silver lizards in the temple.
Those who have fear from accidents, marriage delays will perform abhishekam to lord and offer vastras to Goddess.
There is an lamp on the balipeeta behind the Adhikara Nandi. Some people place their hands on Nandhi which would revolve if their wish will come true. But it dosen’t revolve in all cases.
Temple Timings :
6.00 am to 12,00 pm
4.00 pm to 8.00 pm
Best time to visit – October to February
Traditional dress is allowed for darshan.
How to reach the Temple –
8 kms from Vellore
7 kms from Katpadi
Nearby Temples :
Pollikonda Sri Uthara Ranganathar Swamy Temple – 24 kms
Arcot, Vellore Sri Vasishteswarar Swamy temple – 23 kms
Kaveripakkam Sundara Varadar Temple – 40 kms
Thiruparkadal Karapureeswarar Temple – 43 kms
Thutipet Ambur, Bindhu Madhava Perumal Temple – 55 kms.
21/06/2021,10:00 AM Free
23/07/2021,12:00 PM Free
30/05/2021,09:00 AM Free