Kanchipuram Ekambareswarar Temple

Ekambareswarar Temple Kanchipuram

Kanchipuram Ekambareswarar Temple: History, Location, Timings, Pooja Details, Festivals, Accommodation, Online Booking, How to Reach

Kanchipuram Ekambareswarar Temple History:

Ekambareswarar Temple also known as Ekambaranathar Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple shows one of the 12 Jyothirlingams. The Lingam of Lord Shiva itself composed of thousand lingams carved in the same lingam. There is a myth that goddess Parvathi embraced Lord Shiva and did great tapasya under a single mango tree. Lord Shiva was pleased with the devotion of goddess Parvathi and got settled under this tree as Lingam. Hence the name Ekambareswarar. The temple is a famous temple of Tamil Nadu.The temple is one of giant architecture.

Kanchipuram Ekambareswarar Temple Address:

Car St, KanchipuramTamil Nadu 631502, India

Kanchipuram Ekambareswarar Temple Timings:

6 am to 12:30 pm
4 pm to 8:30 pm

Kanchipuram Ekambareswarar Temple Pooja Details :



Ushakkala Pooja (Sun Rise Pooja) 6:00 am
Kaalasandhi Pooja 7:00 am
Uchikkala Pooja (Noon Pooja) 12:00 Noon
Saavaraksha Pooja (Sunset Pooja) 6:00 pm
Ardhajama Pooja (Night Pooja) 8:00 pm

Kanchipuram Ekambareswarar Temple Festivals:

  • Chithirai
  • Aadi
  • Aavani
  • Aipasi
  • Karthikai

How to Reach Kanchipuram Ekambareswarar Temple:

By Air :

     Chennai International Airport (nearest)           – 80 km

By Train :

       Kanchipuram Railway Station (nearest)        – 1 km

By Road :

      Kanchipuram Bus Stand (nearest)                   –   2 km


  1. Vijayaseethamsetty

    Please tell me the dates of ekambareswara sawmy temple 12 years festival at kanchipuram
    From Visakhapatnam, Andhrapradesh, India.

    • Dear Sir/Madam,
      From 6 am to 8.30 pm you can have darshan and from 12.30 pm to 4 pm there will be a break .
      Thank you.