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Temples of Tamilnadu >>Cheyur
Abodes of Skanda >>Cheyur
Travel Base: Chennai

The ancient Kandaswamy temple at Cheyur near Madurantakam near Chennai dates back to the 11th century CE.

Madhurantakam is well known for its temple to Eri Katta Ramar. There are two other ancient temples in Cheyur dedicated to Perumaal and Shiva Valmimakathar both dating back to the Chola period. The Shiva temple is rich in inscriptions.

There are shrines here to Kandaswamy, Shiva, Vishnu and Bhrama. It celebrates Skandasashti in the month of Aippasi and the annual festival in the month of Panguni.