Kailasanathar, Pillaiyarpalayam, Kanchipuram

Possibly the oldest surviving structure in Kanchipuram, this sandstone temple was built by Rajasimha Pallavan (Narasimhavarman II) between 685-705 CE. The temple is renowned for its equisite sculptures, and is considered the inspiration for various other temples, including the ones at Badami.

Basic information about the temple

Moolavar:KailasanatharAmbal / Thayar:
Deity:SivaHistorical name:Rajasimheswaram

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City / town:PillaiyarpalayamDistrict:Kanchipuram
Maps from (click): Current location Kanchipuram (2 km)Tiruvallur (51 km)

Vellore (76 km)Chennai (84 km)


Sthala puranam and temple information

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