There is a temple similar to this temple at the slopes of the Himalayas. The temple at Kanchipuram is known as Kanchi Anekathangavatham and the temple on the slopes of the Himalayas in known as Anekathangapadam. The presiding deity in the temple at Kanchi is Anekathangavatheswarar. This is a separate temple devoted to Lord Shiva.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- To remove obstacles delaying marriage
Kailaasarana Shiva Chandramouli Phaneendra Maathaa Mukutee Zalaalee Kaarunya Sindhu Bhava Dukha Haaree Thujaveena Shambho Maja Kona Taaree
Meaning -Oh Lord Shiva who is seated on Mount Kailash, where the moon decorates his forehead and the king of serpents crown his head, who is merciful and removes delusion, You alone can protect me. I surrender to thee.
Aum Trayambakam Yajaamahey Sugandhim Pusti Vardhanam Urvaarukamiva Bandhanaath Mrutyor Muksheeya Maamritaat
Meaning -We worship the fragrant Lord Shiva, who has 3 eyes and who cultivates all beings. May He free me from death, for immortality, as even a cucumber is separated from its bond with the vine.
6.00 a.m. to 8.00 a.m.