Jalagandeswarar Temple, Vellore

Jalagandeswarar Temple, Vellore - Address, Phone Number

Address: Sri Jalakandeswarar Temple, Vellore Fort, Vellore-632001

Phone: +91-9894745768

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Time Required: 03:00 Hrs

Timings: 06:30 am - 08:30 pm Details

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About Jalagandeswarar Temple, Vellore

Encircled by beautiful water fencing it, the temple was built at the centre of a water tank. While performing pujas, water is in fact drawn from the tank itself and offered to the Gods. Intricate stone sculptures can be found everywhere of deities worshipped by the locals. There are three inner sanctums.

Legend has it that there was once an ant-hill where the current sanctum exists. During the monsoon, the rain water that would gather at the lower levels of the ant hill made a resevoir there. A Shivalingam rested there as well. However, Lord Shiva appeared in the dreams of a local chieftain and asked him to remove the shivalingam and install the Lord instead.

Jalagandeswarar Temple Information

  • Other Contacts number is +91-9894682111, +91-416-2223412, +91-416-2221229.
  • Maintain the decorum of the temple.
  • Do not wear jewellery or carry expensive articles.
  • No pets are allowed.
  • No entry fee.
  • Recommended time to visit: October – March.

How To reach Jalagandeswarar Temple by Public Transport

  • Buses and trains are available.

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  • One of the best temple near by Chennai... Better to visit after 3.00 PM or early morning before 10.00 am Stone carving is amazing.

  • This very nice place to see in Vellore. Because of the sculpture and architecture design. Even temple too for better feel.

  • The oldest shiv temple I used to visit whenever I come to Vellore.i like the serene atmosphere n praise the good works done by the management. I feel happy n blessed by shivji. OM NAMASHIVAYA

  • Nice place to visit architecture of the temple is a treat to see , especially for people belonging from North and eastern part of india . 20 minute walk from CMC hospital

  • Nice temple to spend evening. Stone carving is really fascinating.

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