Sri Tiruvirkolanadhar temple is located at Korukkambedu village in Tiruvallur district in the State of Tamilnadu.
Thiruvirkolanathar is an incarnation of Lord Shiva. There is an injury scar on the head of Shiva lingam. Here Lord Shiva is Swayambhu.
Sri Tripurasundari is the consort of Lord Shiva. Sri Chakra is installed in the Shrine.
The unique feature of this temple is that lord Shiva’s procession idol can be seen holding a bow and arrow in his hands. Such an idol is very rare and cannot be seen anywhere else.
This temple has a 5 tier Rajagopuram and two Dwaja stambhams.
The koneru here is named as Agni theertham.
This temple was built in 7th Century.
Devotees believe that worshipping mother would break obstacles in the way of wedding proposals.
Devotees pray to Achirutha Vinayaka before starting any new undertakings.
It is also believed that any sort of misunderstanding between husband and wife can be resolved if they worship the lord here.
Every day Poojas are performed four times and the archakars perform these poojas only after taking bath in the temple tank.
Best Time to Visit – October to March
Traditional dress is allowed for darshan.
5.00 am to 12.00 pm
4.00 pm to 8.00 pm
How to reach the Temple
19 kms from Tiruvallur
53 kms from Chennai
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