village in Tamil Nadu, India

Thiruvalangadu is a village in the Thiruvallur district, Tamil Nadu, India.This is a village located on the western suburbs of Chennai. It is famous as a sacred site for Hindus for two reasons.

  • This is the village is where Lord Shiva asked Karaikal Ammaiyar, one of the 63 nayanmars, to witness his holy dance or oordhava thaandava. She visited Thiruvalangadu and sang the Thiruvalangadu Mootha Thirupathigam.
  • The famous Shaivite temple- Sri Vadaranyeswarar Temple is located here.[1]

The population of the village as per the 2011 census is 5913. The male population is 2969. The female population is 2944.[2]


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