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Welcome to Arulmigu Kailasanathar and Dakshinamurthy Temple

 Dakshinamurthy

About Temple :


Govindavadi is locally known for the Gurusthalam temple, a shrine dedicated to the Hindu deity Dakshinamoorthy. It is said that Govinda Swamy Perumal along with his family was tutored the Vedas by Dakshinamoorthy at this Temple and hence the name.There are shrines for Lord Kailasanathar, Mother Akhilandeswari and Lord Chandana Kunkuma Govinda. Lord Perumal graces from a separate shrine facing west. Mothers Sridevi, Bhoodevi, Aanjaneya, Garudazhwar are with Lord. As Lord Vishnu worshipped Lord Shiva here with His hymns, the place was originally called Govinda Padi and changed as Govinda Vadi later...

Temple Special :


Every Thursday is considered as a special occasion and devotees visit this temple in large numbers on that day. Guru preethi pooja may be done to overcome any issues/obstacles posed by the influence of planet Guru.The Nagadevatha appears with her two legs bent. Vinayaka is seen a special seat called Avudayar.People facing adverse effects of Jupiter aspects pray in the temple

Greatness Of Temple :


Lord Dakshinamurthy generally has His place on the wall around the main Shiva shrine. But, this is the temple that has Lord Dakshinamurthy as presiding deity facing south. Behind is another sanctum separately for Lord Kailasanathar.

Welcome to Arulmigu Kailasanathar and Dakshinamurthy Temple

Govindavadi - kanchipuram.

Temple Opening Timing

Morning : 07.00 A.M to 12.00 P.M

Evening : 04.00 P.M to 08.00 P.M

Worship Time : For Thursdays

Morning 05.00 A.M To 01.00 P.M

Evening 01.00 P.M To 09.00 P.M

Nearest Temples :


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  • Arulmigu Ekambaranathar Temple Kanchipuram

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  • Arulmigu Kachabeswarar Temple Kanchipuram

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