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Arulmigu Jalanantheeswarar Temple -Thakkolam,Vellore,Tamil Nadu.(276 Shiva Sthalangal)

Jalantheeswarar Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to the Shiva deity, situated in Thakkolam, a village in Vellore district in Tamil Nadu, South Indian state. Shiva is decorated as Jalantheeswarar, and the lingam is depicted.

  • Moolavar : Chalanatheeswarar
  • Amman / Thayar : Giriraja Kannikambal
  • Thala Virutcham : Thakkolam.
  • Theertham :Parvathi Satya Ganga Theertham, Kuchasthalai River
  • Old year : 1000-2000 years old
  • Historical Name : Tiruvooral.
  • Location : Thakkolam, Vellore,Tamil Nadu.

The temple has a tiny three-tiered tower facing west. This temple is located on the banks of river Kuchasthalai (Kallaru).

It is developed with two praharams on 5.83 acre land. The Rajagopuram ‘s architectural beauty represents a feast for the eyes. An example is Shiva’s kicking Yama idole, who comes to take Markandeya ‘s life.

The Temple was built as a stone temple in 876 AD during the rule of Pallava king Abarajitha Varman. However, during the rule of Vijayanagara King Veera Pradhaba Sadasiva Maharaya in 1543 AD the temple’s Rajagopuram was built later.

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