Sri Pavala Vannar Temple, Kanchipuram

About the Temple & Location:

This sthalam is situated near Railway station and is close towards Sri Kamakshi Amman temple in Big Kanchipuram.

Thiru Pavala Vannan  Kanchipuram

Thiru Pavala Vannan Kanchipuram

It is said that both the Pacchai and Pavala Vannan perumal has to be worshipped, without leaving any one of them. Opposite to Pavala Vannar Sannadhi, 2 1/4 kms away is the Pacchai Vannar Sannadhi is situated in west direction. Inspite of the Mangalasasanam not done in Pacchai Vannar sannadhi, both these two temples are considered to be the single and has to be worshipped as a single Divya desam.

Pavala Valli

Pavala Valli

Pacchai vannar, who is also called as “Maragatha vannar” explains in this sthalam that he is the hamsam of Lord Shiva and Pavala Vannar as the hamsam of Para sakthi. So it is said that by worshipping these two sthalams at the same time, we worship both Lord Shivan and Parashakti.
PavalaVannan Temple Kanchipuram

PavalaVannan Temple Kanchipuram

Moolavar and Thaayar:

The Moolavar of this sthalam is Sri Pavala Vannar. Also called as “Paramapatha Nathan” – Moolavar in Irundha Thirukkolam on Aadhiseshan facing his thirumugham towards West Direction.

Prakthayaksham :

For Brighu Maharishi, Aswini Devathai and for Parvathi.

Thaayar : Pavala Valli. Seperate sannathi for Thaayar.


Thirumangai Alwar – 1 Paasurams.
Total – 1Paasurams.