As the case with most village temples, this temple was not open when we reached there. While we waited for the priest to arrive, our attention was attracted by the small temple across the road. Little did we realise what was in store for us.
The priest had still not arrived at the temple opposite, so we thought we would wait here for a few minutes. A casual look at the Vimanam showed us that there were more Ganeshas there.
We decided to go around, braving the broken glass bottles strewn there. It was so delightful to watch the Ganeshas on the Vimana taking the form of the Koshta Devathas of each direction. As Yoga Ganapathy in the form of Dakshinamoorthy for the South,
We had Ganesha in the form of Brahma with four heads on the lower and upper levels of the Vimana
We were amazed to see this depiction in such a small temple.
Such are the beautiful treasures that lie unnoticed along the banks of the Koovam river!
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How to get here:
Thandalam is a village in Tiruvallur district near Sevvapet and Putlur.
Google Coordinates: 13.15692291, 79.95499007
Contact details: Mr Kumar 9894657112