Jurahareswarar Temple is situated in Kancheepuram, and it is more than 2000 years old temple. It is a famous Shiva temple, and it is believed that those who worship the great Lord Shiva at this temple would get relieved from all types of fevers and dreaded diseases. By visiting this temple, we would get great mental satisfaction, great pleasure, and would get more withstanding power.
At this temple, sacred temple tank is also found, and it is known as Jurahareswarar Teertham. It is considered as very holy, and by sprinkling the water in our head and body, our mental worries and tensions would be removed and we would get great peace of mind. Before few years ago, in a Tamil Weekly magazine, the significance of Sri Jurahareswarar Temple is mentioned. It is believed that those who consume the sacred ash given in this temple would be relieved from their various diseases, and they would get permanent peace of mind. Even people belonging to other religions are also visiting this temple on Mondays, in order to get relieved from their illness.
According to ancient Puranas, once a demon named Tharagan had caused several disturbances to the demi gods in the heaven. Due to that, the demi gods went to Kailash and prayed to Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva gave his blessings, and destroyed the demon, and then he stayed at the present place of the temple at Kancheepuram. It is believed that since Lord Shiva had relieved the heat related diseases of the demi gods, he is called as “JURAHARESWARAR”, and the temple was built by Pallava kings during the 8th century AD.
Temple timings: 8 am to 11am and 5 pm to 7 pm.
Hence, let us visit the ancient temple and be blessed.
“OM SRI JURAHARESWARARE NAMAHA”