Monday, July 25, 2016

Sundararaja Perumal Temple, Meyyur, Tirukalukundram, Kanchipuram

Sundararaja Perumal Temple, Meyyur, Tirukalukundram, Kanchipuram
Sundararaja Perumal Temple is dedicated to Hindu God Vishnu located in Meyyur Village of Tirukalukundram Taluk near Chengalpet of Kanchipuram District. The Perumal here is very beautiful in accordance with his name.

In olden days, this village is called as Sathyapuri. It is a great temple for marriage prayers.

There was a legend that god appeared in the dreams of the village elder that he was there in the river bed. To the people surprise next day they found four Panchaloha Idols on the river bed. Villagers took the Idols and installed in this Temple.

The Temple
Sundararaja Perumal graces devotees with Sridevi and Bhudevi in standing posture. Vimana of this temple is called as Anandha Vimana. This temple follows Pancharathra agama.  Sundaravalli Thayar and Andal grace devotees from separate shrines in the Prakaram. Minor Shrines for Vishwaksenar, Ramanujar, Nammazhwar, Thirumangai Azhwar and Manavala Maamunigal can be found in this Temple.

Aavani Pavithrotsavam, Thirukalyanam & Azhwar Star days are the major festivals celebrated in this Temple.
Literary Mention
Sri Annamacharyar wrote Slogans praising this Temple.
It is believed that offering for a Thirumanjanam for this deity expedites marriage proposals for young ones and very often they come back to this temple, to offer prayers thanking for the wedding settlement.
Sri Sundararaja Perumal Temple,
Meyyur, Tirukalukundram Taluk,
Kanchipuram District
Phone: 9444330122, 9750737568
Phone: 94440 06963, 92831 86199, 98847 00551
Meyyur Village is a small Village in Tirukalukundram Taluk in Kanchipuram District of Tamilnadu State, India. It comes under Sadras Panchayath. It is located 71 Kms towards East from District headquarters Kanchipuram. It is located at a distance of 17 Kms from Tirukalukundram and 70 Kms from State capital Chennai.