Ellaiyamman Temple Perumber Kandikai - History, Timings, Festivals & Address!

Ellaiyamman Temple Perumber Kandikai Kanchipuram


Ellaiyamman Temple Perumber Kandikai Kanchipuram

Ellaiyamman Temple is located at Perumber Kandikai Village in Kanchipuram District. Presiding deity is called as Renuka Parameswari and Sthala Vriksham is Neem Tree. This temple and the sthala Vriksham dates back to 1700 years. Renuka Parameswari is made of limestone and sand (Sudhai Sirpam). In the Sanctum Sanctorum, Ambal is found a bit away from the centre position. Daily poojas are being performed regularly. Also, all the main festivals are being celebrated without break. 

Ellaiyamman Temple Perumber Kandikai Kanchipuram History

This Amman is the protector of this Village. The location of the temple is awesome with a beautiful temple tank at the base. Cement benches are provided under the big trees to provide a nice picnic atmosphere. There was dilapidated mandapam near the goddess, which suggested that this place is ancient.

The name of the village itself is very unique, Perum + Peru + Kandigai, meaning that one should be very fortunate in order to take birth in this village. This village is situated approximately 5 Kms from Achirappakkam (a small town in Chennai – Tiruchy national Highway).

It is said that during ancient times, there were nearly 33 temples in this village. As days passed on, most of them got damaged due to various reasons and only a few among them were left.

Ellaiyamman Temple Perumber Kandikai Kanchipuram Opening Time

Morning - 6.30 A.M to 11.30 A.M
Evening - 4.30 P.M to 8.30 P.M

How to Reach Ellaiyamman Temple Perumber Kandikai Kanchipuram?

Perumber kandikai is located in the Chennai – Trichy National Highway, after Achirappakkam, at an about 5 kms you have to turn left and go for about 2 kms. Thozhuppedu Rail Way Station and Achirappakkam Rail Way Station are the very nearby railway stations to Perumber Kandigai. However Chennai Central Rail Way Station is major railway station located at distance of 105 Kms from Perumber Kandigai. Chennai Airport is located at a distance of 84 Kms from Perumber Kandigai.

Ellaiyamman Temple Perumber Kandikai Kanchipuram Address

Ellaiyamman Temple,
Perumber Kandigai,
Kanchipuram – 603310.

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