This was the last temple we visited in Kanchi. One of the massive & astonishing edifice in Temple Town.Staggering100 piller mandapa is also an eye catching place in this temple.
Ekambareswarar Temple is one among Pancha Bhoota Stala’s in India.This temple represents for land element,remaining are Air,Water,Sky & Fire.We already came across Sri Kalahasthi,represents for Air element,soon we are visiting those famous temples.I already visit Arunachaleswarar Temple but again for viewers i will visit once again.Anyway lets move to the Ekambareswarar Temple…
Among 51 Shakti Peetas Kanchi is one among them. Kanchi is called as “Nabisthana Peetam”. The word is derived from the heritage “Ka” means Goddess Saraswati (God of Education), “Ma” means Goddess Lakshmi (God of Wealth), “Akshi” means Eye. The name as a whole refers as the god lives in Kanchi with Goddess Saraswati and Goddess Lakshmi as her both eyes. The Lalitha Sahasranama poem is an idle example for the goddess power.The place where goddess resides is “Gayatri Mandapam”. The Goddess lives in temple in 3 forms. They are Sri Kamakshi, Sri Bilahasam and Sri Chakram. The goddess is in a sitting posture of “Padmasana” .The goddess contains Pasa, Angusa, Pushpabana and Sugarcane in her forehands.The special occasions for the Goddess Kamakshi are Navratri, Bhramotsavam and Pournami (Full Moon Day). The goddess is distinctively powerful in these times and it is even more auspicious to visit the temple in these days.
Fort museum is collection of objects used by Madras Europeans or British Light Infantry.Objects Include Cannons,Rifles, Daggers,Couple Of Armour’s,Medals,Couple Of Statues,Paintings,Coins,Uniforms & Ceramic Utensils.
Thiruvadanthai is located on the Chennai–Mahabalipuram around 2 KM North to Crocodile Bank.Famous Temple Constructed in 7th Century according to priest and 14th of Pallava King constructed this temple.This is one among 108 shrines of Lord Vishnu.Famous for remove obstacles who are wishing to get married.
Timings: 7am to 1pm and 3pm to 8pm