Monday, December 26, 2016

Nallinakka Eswarar Temple, Ezhuchur, Kanchipuram

Nallinakka Eswarar Temple, Ezhuchur, Kanchipuram
Nallinakka Eswarar Temple is dedicated to Hindu God Shiva located at Ezhuchur Village in Kanchipuram District of Tamilnadu. The main deity here is called Sri Nallinakkeeswarar. Nallinakkeeswarar means ‘God of harmony’. Goddess here is Sri Deivanayaki. Ezhuchur is a small, beautiful village located about 57 kms south west of Chennai, on the road connecting Tambaram and Kanchipuram. The temple is about 1200 years old. A large snake is said to be visiting this temple daily 2 times and doing Pradakshina to the Shiva Idol.









This temple’s last Consecration (Kumbhabhishekam in Tamil) undergone during 1948 after which it got dilapidated. Many trees, plants and bushes were covering the temple for so many years. An auto driver (Muslim) identified this temple inside the bushes during his trip to Ezhuchur and informed the local villagers. The native villagers have taken their initiative to completely rebuild the temple with stone structure and with much difficulty starting from the year 2000 to 2012 the temple was built up with Stone Structure and Consecration (Kumbhabhishekam) was performed on 29th June 2012. 










History
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The Temple
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Temple Opening Time
The temple is open from 5.00 a.m. to 9.00 a.m. and from 4.00 a.m. to 8.00 p.m.
Festivals
Monthly Pradoshams and Shivrathri in February-March are observed in the temple.
Prayers
People pray to Lord Nallinakka Easwarar for lasting affinity between husband and wife with a loving atmosphere with all members in the family and with relatives and friends.  (The word Nallinakkam in Tamil means mutual co-operation with one another. Lord of the temple – Nallinakka Easwarar – is the spring of this noble character flowing through the minds of devotees). Devotees, especially singers, pray for sweet voice. They offer abishek to Lord with milk and honey to gain the boon. 
Men and women facing adverse effects of Mars pray to Lord Muruga in the temple. Devotees perform abishek to Lord and Mother with milk and honey and offer vastras. Sri Nallinakkeeswarar blesses the devotees for marriage, child birth and harmony within the family.
Contact
Sri Nallinakka Eswarar Temple,
Nama Shivaya Trust, 5/9, 2nd street,
Ramakrishna Street, Chitlapakkam,
Chennai – 600 064
Phone: +91 – 44 – 2223 3857
Mobile: +91 – 94425 55187 / 93806 34880 / 9442555187
Mobile: +91 – 94443 49009 / 9840016882 / 9444046225
Connectivity
Ezhuchur is a small, beautiful village located about 57 kms south west of Chennai, on the road connecting Tambaram and Kanchipuram. Ezhuchur is 28 km far from Tambaram in Chennai. Autos or cabs may be hired to reach the temple. The temple is around 3 km from the Ezhuchur bus stop. Ezhuchur bus stop is next to Oragadam Koot Road bus stop which comes in the Tambaram Walajabad route.
While going from Tambaram, after Padappai, there is a junction called Oragadam Cross Road (Koot Road). There is a Mahameru Dhyana Nilayam about 3 kms from Oragadam Cross Road. One has to take left on the narrow road adjacent to Mahameru temple and go further about 3 kms inside to reach this village. Bus No 55P from Tambaram takes you to Ezhuchur Village (frequency will be very less).
Nearest Railway Station is located at Tambaram, Chennai and Nearest Airport is located at Chennai.