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ARULMIGU PARTHASARATHYSWAMY TEMPLE
Steeped in mythologies and eulogised by the Azhwars in their sacred hymns in Tamil glorified as Divya Prabandhams the Parthasarathy temple at Tiruvallikkeni or Triplicane, as the Britishers called it, happens to be the oldest temple in the city. The existence of the Tiruvallikeni village is seen in records dating back to the Pallava period and earlier. The village's name itself is derived from Lily pond in front of the temple, where it it said that Goddess Vedavalli, consort of Lord ranganatha.
Website Link : www.sriparthasarathytemple.tnhrce.in
ARULMIGU KAPALEESWARAR TEMPLE
One of the sacred shrines in Tamil Nadu is Arulmigu Kapaleeswarar Temple in Mylapore, in Chennai City.It is a Siva Temple, and the name of the Lord is ARULMIGU KAPALEESWARAR. The name of the Goddess is ARULMIGU KARPAGAMBAL.It is a loverly temple with a Stately Spire or ‘Gopuram’ as it is called. There is a big tank on its West. The temple and the tank are surrounded by Broad streets on the four sides. The view of the temple and the tank is picturesque.Mylapore is on the sea coast and the shore is away by half a mile of thickly populated residential area.The Legend Behind The Temple.
Website Link : www.mylaikapaleeswarar.tnhrce.in
ARULMIGU THIYAGARAJASWAMY TEMPLE
The Thiyagarajaswamy temple in Thiruvottiyur stands majestically in this industrial area, busy with activity and commerce. Devotees from six sects of religion perform puja here. Saivites, Vaishnavites, Saaktar, Uchavar, Adi Saivites and Namboodris visit and worship the manifestations of Shiva and Shakthi at this temple.The Name of the Town: Therein lies a story!. The etymology of the word ‘Thiruvottiyur’ is interesting. The word originates from the Tamil infinitive ‘orutral’ which means ‘to exempt’.
Website Link : www.vadivudaiamman.tnhrce.in
ARULMIGU MAHALAKSHMI TEMPLE/SRI ASHTALAKSHMI TEMPLE
The temple is located on the shores of the Bay of Bengal, Besant Nagar Beach, Besant Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. this is the only temple dedicated to Sri Mahalaksahmi, the Consort of Sriman Narayanan (Sri Mahavishnu), on the east coast in Tamil Nadu.The Vedas and Puranas say that Goddess Lakshmi has emerged out of the oceans when the Devas and Asuras churned the Milky Ocean. Mahavishnu married Her and They both fulfill the desires of the devotees. Goddess Lakshmi is the deity who grants the Eightfold Achievements (Ashtama Siddhis) and Eightfold Wealth( Ashta Iswaryam).
Website Link : www.ashtalakshmitemple.tnhrce.in
ARULMIGU MUNDAGAKANNI AMMAN TEMPLE
This Amman (Sakthi)Temple is located at one of the ancient parts of chennai city i.e. mylapore, where other famous shaivaite and Vaishnavaite temples such as Sri Kapaleeswarar and Madhava Perumal Temples are also present. Believed to have an origin before 1300 years this temple has a significance towards fulfilling Vows and therefore is a famous Prarthana Temple.He prime Deity is Swayambu (Not carved by man but has a natural origin). Therefore till date the main shine is having the thatched roof and housing upkeeping the old style never renovated as modern.
Website Link : www.mundagakanniamman.tnhrce.in
ARULMIGU MARUNDEESWARAR TEMPLE
Lord Marundeeswarar is known so because he taught sage Agastya about some magical medicine. Since then the Marundeeswarar temple has been a place of worship for people with diseases and various problems with their health. It is said that even The Sage Valmiki, who wrote The Ramayana, came here to The Marundeeswarar temple to worship The Lord. Sage Valmiki was said to be blessed here. After this incident, this place was to be known as Thiruvalmikiyur, after a long period of time, the name gradually changed to Thiruvanmiyur. There is a place present in Thiruvanmiyur called Valmiki Nagar in his honour.There is also a temple built for Sage Valmiki in the middle of the East Coast Road, very close to the Marundeeswarar temple. The lingam for which Lord Hanuman performed pooja, The lingam(meenakshi sundareswarar) that cured the curse of Lord Indra, the Lingam for which Saint Bharadwaja performed pooja are present here. Markandeyar performed a penance and prayed to lord Shiva here, Lord Brahma is believed to have conducted a festival here for lord Shiva.
Website Link : http:www.marundeeswarartemple.tnhrce.in