Thursday, December 15, 2016

Prasanna Venkatesa Perumal Temple, Thirumalai Vaiyaavoor, Kanchipuram

Prasanna Venkatesa Perumal Temple, Thirumalai Vaiyaavoor, Kanchipuram
Prasanna Venkatesa Perumal Temple is dedicated to Hindu God Vishnu located at Thirumalai Vaiyaavoor in Kanchipuram district of Tamilnadu. The Temple is located on a small hill, which is also called Then Thirumalai. Goddess here is Alarmel Mangai Thaayaar. This hill has various names like Vaikundagiri, Dhakshina Garudagiri, Dhakshina Venkatagiri, Dhakshina Seshagiri, Varaaha Kshetram and Ramanuja Yogagiri. The Temple is located about 75kms South of Madras off Padalam on the GST Highway. One has to climb 500 steps to reach the temple. There is also a road that takes one directly to the temple.


















Legends
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The Temple
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Temple Opening Time
The temple is open from 8.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and from 4.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m.
Pooja Timings & Fees Structure
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Festivals
The temple celebrates Bhrammotsavam in Chithirai (April – May) and in Purattasi (September-October). Thiruvonam star days in the months of Aavani (August-September) & Purattasi (September-October) are celebrated grandly in the temple.  In Purattasi Thiruvonam, rice nivedhana is arranged in the shape of seven hills with seven deepas, seven varieties of other preparations and vegetables and pujas performed very devotionally. 
On the Sravana (Thiruvonam) Nakshatram day every month, which is the birth star of Lord Srinivasa, the Swamiji offers his blessings to devotees through Deepa Dharisanam. It is said that Lord Oppiliappan appears in the form of a `Jothi' in the fire pot carried by the Swamiji. A large number of devotees gather on that day to receive the ``Arul Vaakku'' from him. A Padayathra is conducted every year in the Purattasi month to Thirumalai Vaiyaavoor from Nungambakkam in Chennai.
Prayers
Devotees pray to Lord Aadhi Varaha Perumal for relief from all bad effects.   They pray to Lord lighting ghee lamps on Thiruvonam star day and offering vastras. Devotees perform Thirumanjanam to Lord and Mother and offer Pongal nivedhana.
Contact
Arulmigu Prasanna Venkatesa Perumal Temple,
Then Thirupathi - Thirumalai Vaiyaavoor,
Madurantakam, Chengalpet,
Kancheepuram - 603308
Phone: +91- 44 - 6747 1398
Mobile: +91 - 94432 39005 / 99940 95187
Connectivity
Thirumalai Vaiyaavoor is about 70 kms from Chennai and 20 kms from Chengalpet on Tiruchi Road. The devotee should get down at Patalam Koot Road. The temple is further 4 km from here on the Vedanthangal way. Buses are available only at specific hours. Auto facility is available. One can take the Chennai-Tindivanam/Villupuram express bus and get down at Padalam. There are direct buses from Chengalpet. Buses for Vedanthangal, from Chengalpet and Chennai pass through this place. Share autos /Autos from Padalam to this temple. Nearest Railway Station is located at Chengalpattu and Nearest Airport is located at Chennai.

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