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52. Onakanthan Tali

ஓண காந்தன் தளி

Location: Kanchipuram
(Tondai Naadu)
Shiva: Onakantheswarar
Ambal: Kamakshi
Patikam : Sundarar
Travel Base: Chennai
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Description: This Shivastalam is a small temple, to the West of the Ekambareswarar temple in Kanchipuram, located near the Sarvatheertham. Sundaramoorthy Nayanar is closely  associated with this shrine. The image above, is that of Somaskandar at the Ekambareswarar temple. This is the 3rd of the 32 Tevara Stalams in the Tondai region of South India.

Legends: Shiva is said to have been worshipped here by Onan and Kanthan, commanders of Vanasuran. There are 2 Shivalingams corresponding to the above,(Oneswara, Kantheswara)  and one worshipped by Jalandharan.  . 

Please refer to the Kachi Ekambam (Ekambareswarar Temple) at Kanchipuram for more information on Kanchipuram.

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