Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Srinivasa Perumal Temple, Thenneri Agaram, Kanchipuram

Srinivasa Perumal Temple, Thenneri Agaram, Kanchipuram
 Srinivasa Perumal Temple is dedicated to Hindu God Vishnu located Thenneri Agaram Village in Kanchipuram District of Tamilnadu. The exact age of this temple is unknown, but believed to be more than 1200 years old.

Presiding deity is Srinivasa Perumal along with his consorts Sri Devi and Bhoodevi. Thayar of this Temple is known as Alamelu Thayar. Shrines of Varadhar, Azhwars, Andal and Anjaneya are located in the Temple. Two Kaala Poojas are conducted in this Temple.

The Temple
The temple has the following main structures; Sri Srinivasa Perumal Sannadhi, (Tirupathi Sri Venkatesa perumal) Sri Alarmel Mangai Thayar Sannadhi, Sri Devaraja Perumal Sannadhi, (Kanchipuram Sri Varadharaja Perumal), Sri Garudan Sannadhi, Sri Veera Anjaneyar Sannadhi, Andal, Azhwars, Acharyas, a three Storied Rajagopuram, two Madapalligal (One for Srinivasa Perumal and another one for the annual use of Kanchipuram Sri Varadaraja Perumal) and Mandapangal. These were all built approximately 80 years back.

Temple Opening Time
The Temple is open from 6:00 AM to 12:00 PM and 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM.
The temple in Agaram is very famous and one of the oldest temples for its association with Kanchipuram Varadaraja Perumal, who comes once a year to Agaram and has a procession on a floating barge on the lake near the Agaram Temple. On that occasion he also stays at the temple for a day. This festival is known as Sri Devaraja Perumal Theppam and several hundred people converge on this holy occasion and stay at Agaram right through the day.
Many people perform Thirukalyanam for the Perumal here and were fortunate to have a happy married life. It is believed that by performing Kalyanotsavam to the Perumal will remove all the obstacles due to problems in horoscope, Rasi Doshams etc.
Thenneri Agaram Sri Srinivasa Perumal Kainkarya Sabha 
74/165, Lake View road, 
West Mambalam, 
Chennai – 600033
Phone: 044-42136469 
Mobile: +91 – 9840224752 / 9941867700 / 9840224752
The Temple is located at about 8 Kms from Walajabad. Bus No 79 and 579 A connects this Village with Tambaram. It is located at a distance of 24 Kms from Kanchipuram.

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