Their Holinesses Pujyasri Jayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamiji and Pujyasri Sankara Vijayendra Saraswathi Shankaracharya Swamiji visited several villages in and around Uttiramerur and visited the village temples. Their Holinesses stopped at several villages enroute and offered blessings to the villagers. Children were blessed with Prasadam as well as Pens, Fruits and Biscuits. Their Holinesses were given traditional Poornakumbham at the temples and welcomed by the temple priests and villagers. Pujyasri Swamijis enquired about the well-being of the villagers as well as about the activities of the various temples.
Uttiramerur is located at about 35 Kms from Kanchipuram, and was once known as Chaturvedi Mangalam. There are several temples here built by the Pallavas and Cholas. The inscriptions on the walls of the Sundaravaradar temple show how democracy was practised more than 1,000 years ago.