Gananathar Temple, Vyasarpadi, Chennai

There is a beautiful temple for Lord Vinayaka in Vyasarpadi, Chennai. Since Lord Vinayaka is the head of all the Shiva Ganas, he is popularly known as Gananathar. Though it is a small temple, the idol of Lord Vinayaka is very powerful. As per ancient legend, Rishi Veda Vyasa had once visited this place, and […]

Nanganallur Hayagriva Temple | Lakshmi Hayavadhana Perumal Temple in Chennai

Hayagriva Swamy

This temple is an ancient temple in Nanganallur and is administered by the group of Vaishnavas. Similar to Anjaneya temple this is also a famous temple at Nanganallur. The idol of Lord Hayagriva is made of Salagrama stone. Here Lord and mother are embracing each other. As this idol shows both embracing each other, it […]

Kachaleeswarar Temple, Chennai

The Kachaleswarar Temple is an ancient Shiva temple located in Armenian Street, Parrys, chennai. It was constructed in the year 1725, and it was one of the popular temples since the times of the ancient Madras City. The temple is similar to the Kachaaleshwarar temple at Kancheepuram. Here Lord Shiva is worshipped in the name […]

Ravishwarar Temple, Vyasarpadi, Chennai | Sri Ravisvarar Temple

Ravishwarar Temple is a famous Shiva temple built during Chola’s period. It is located at Murthy Iyengar Street, Vyasarpadi. Vyasarpadi is situated nearby Perambur. Here lord Shiva is worshipped as Ravishwarar. Ravi is another name of Lord Surya, and since Lord Surya worshipped Lord Shiva at this temple, the chief deity is called as Ravishwarar. […]

Varasiddhi Vinayakar Temple, Besant Nagar, Chennai

The VarasiddhiVinayakar Temple in Besant Nagar, Chennai, is a famous Vinayaka temple located nearby the Besant Nagar Beach. The temple provides free food to the poor and conducts regular pujas. Devotees can pay the prescribed amount to the temple office, for performing pujas and homams during festival occasions. This temple is situated opposite to Besant […]

Chennakesava Perumal Temple, Chennai

Chennakesava Perumal Temple is a Hindu temple situated in the George Town, Chennai. It is dedicated to Lord ChennaKesava Perumal, a form of Lord Vishnu. Chenna Malleeswarar Temple is situated nearby the Vishnu Temple. They are twin temples. Chennapattanam is believed to have been named after the ChennaKesava Perumal Temple. It is believed that during […]

Mylapore Saibaba Temple, Chennai

The Holy Sainath temple is situated at Mylapore, Chennai. This temple was fully constructed during the year 1952 with the great efforts of Sri Narasimha Swamiji, who was an ardent devotee of Sai Baba. He lived a simple and a saintly life and dedicated his entire life towards doing service to Sri Shirdi Baba. He […]

Muthumariamman Koil, Thiru Vi Ka Nagar, Tambaram, Chennai

There is a famous Muthumariamman Temple situated at Agaram, Chennai – 600 082, located nearby Thiru.Vi.Ka Bus Terminus. Though the temple is small in size, but the deity present in the main shrine is very powerful. The Holy mother goddess Muthumariamman would show affection on her devotees like our own mother, and by seeing her […]

Temples to Visit in Chennai for Navarathri Pooja

Here is the famous Temples to visit in Chennai during Dasara Navaratri Pooja. Devi Temples like Durga Temples, Lakshmi Temples, Ashtalakshmi Temples, Gramadevata Temples, Saraswati Devi Temples, etc. are the most visited Temples during Navaratri in Chennai city. In 2020, Dasara Sharan Navaratri begins on 17 October and ends on 25-26 October with Vijayadasami. In […]

Nanganallur Rajarajeshwari Temple, Chennai

Sri Rajarajeshwari temple is one of the oldest temples and the area is named as Nanga Nallai (place of the noble women) in honour of the great goddess Rajarajeshwari which is now called as Nanganallur. This is a private temple and run by a group of people. This temple having two floors is located at […]

Nanganallur Anjaneyar Temple | 2nd Tallest Hanuman Idol

The temple was established in Nanganallur, Chennai by Sri Maruti Bhakta Samajan group of people. They constructed the the deity in 1989, and the idol was consecrated (KUMBABISHEKHAM) in 1995. Since then, lot of Anjaneya devotees have been visiting the temple on a daily basis. Through the grace of Sri Raghavendra Swami and Sri Kanchi […]

Raghavendra Swamy Mutt, Perambur, Chennai

Many mutts are there for Sree Guru Raghavendra Swamy at Chennai. One such mutt is situated at Perambur Area. The address of the mutt is No.15, Srinivasan Street, Perambur, Chennai – 600 011 and the contact no. #044-25518385, Raghavendra Mutt Manager Mr.P.Mohan’s Mobile No. #9840818865. Several years ago, this mutt was donated by a couple […]

Bhavani Thulukkanathamman Temple, Parthasarathy Street, Agaram, Peravallur, Chennai

Arulmigu Bhavani Thulukkanathamman Temple is situated at Parthasarathy Street, Agaram, Peravallur, Chennai – 600082. I am residing next to that temple. The most important feature of that temple is, it is more than 100 years old. Every Adi month, devotees from Perambur area visit the temple and offer pongal and kuzh. Devotees throng around from […]

Varalakshmi Nombu in Chennai Ashtalakshmi Temple

Varalakshmi Nombu in Chennai Ashtalakshmi Temple is a jubilant celebration. In 2018, it is being performed on August 24, the Friday prior to Rakshabandhan (Rakhi Pournami) festival. It falls on the final day of Aadi Masam this year as per Tamil calendar. It is performed to the decorated idol of Goddess Varalakshmi, the giver of boons, for […]

Festivals at Triplicane Parthasarathy Temple

Here is the list of Festivals at Triplicane Parthasarathy Temple, Chennai (Tiruvallikeni Arulmigu Parthasarathyswamy Temple). Chithirai Masam SRI PARTHASARATHY BRAHMOTSAVAM, & VIDAIYATRI FESTIVAL.SRI UDAYAVAR FESTIVAL (Concluding and Leave – Taking Ceremony). Vaigasi Masam SRI GAJENDRA VARADAR UTHSAVAM (10 DAYS) VASANTHA UTHSAVAM – Spring Festival for Sri Gajendra Varadarajar, Sri Ranganathar, Sri Vedavalli Thayar. NARASIMHA JAYANTHI. Aani […]

Chennai Ashtalakshmi Temple Pongal Festival Celebrations

Chennai Ashtalakshmi Temple Pongal Festival Celebrations will begin on 14 January and end on 17 January in 2016. The Ashtalakshmi Kovil is a Hindu temple, which lies on the shorelines near the Elliot’s beach, in Chennai, India. The temple is dedicated to the goddess Lakshmi, and her eight primary forms – the Ashtalakshmi – the […]

Marundeeswarar Temple, Tiruvanmiyur, Chennai

Sri Marundeeswarar temple is located in the village named Tiruvanmiyur, in the district of Chennai, in the state of Tamil Nadu in South India. The chief deity of this temple is Marundeeswarar (Lord Shiva) and his consort is Tiripurasundari. The festival deity of this temple is Thyagarajar. The holy tree of this temple is Vanni. […]

Triplicane Parthasarathy Temple, Parthasarathi Koil at Tiruvallikeni in Chennai

Tiruvallikeni Parthasarathy Temple is a famous Koil at Triplicane in Chennai. It is one of the 108 Divyadesams (Holy Abodes of Lord Vishnu). Parthasarathy is one of the names of Lord Krishna. In Sanskrit, Parthasarathi means the charioteer of King Arjuna. Krishna is worshipped in the role of Parthasarathi in this temple. This temple is […]

Kurungaleeswarar (Kuchalavapureeswarar) Temple, Koyambedu, Chennai

Sri Kurungaleeswarar(Kuchalavapureeswarar) temple is based in the settlement area cited as Koyambedu, in the district of Chennai, in the state of Tamil Nadu in South India. The chief deity of this temple is Kurungaleeswarar, Kuchalavapureeswarar (Lord Shiva) and his consort is Darmasamvardhani. The holy tree of this temple is Jack tree. The holy water of […]

Masilamani Easwarar Temple, Vada Tirumullaivayil, Chennai

Sri Masilamani Easwarar temple is located in the village named Vada Tirumullaivayil, in the district of Chennai, in the state of Tamil Nadu in South India. The chief deity of this temple is Masilamani Easwarar (Lord Shiva) and his consort is Kodi Idai Nayaki. The holy tree of this temple is Jasmine. The holy water […]