Friday, September 23, 2016

Vanmeeganathar Temple, Cheyyur, Chengalpattu

Vanmeeganathar Temple, Cheyyur, Chengalpattu

Vanmeeganathar Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located in Cheyyur Town in Cheyyur Taluk in Chengalpattu District of Tamil Nadu. Presiding Deity is called as Vanmeeganathar and Mother is called as Muthambigai. This temple is considered as Parihara Sthalam for the people born under Uthira Nakshatra.


The Temple was believed to be built by Cholas in 10th Century CE. This town was known as Jayamkonda Chola Nallur and Virarajendra Nallur during Chola period.

The Temple

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Uthiram starrers worship Lord Shiva & Mother Parvathy for relief from adversities they face due to planetary movements.


Vanmeeganathar Temple,

Cheyyur – 603 302

Chengalpattu District

Mobile: +91 94447 29512 / 99656 53006


The Temple is located at about 750 metres from Cheyyur Bus Stand, 5 Kms from Cheyyur ECR Junction Bus Stop, 16 Kms from Alamparai Fort, 23 Kms from Melmaruvathur, 23 Kms from Melmaruvathur Railway Station, 27 Kms from Maduranthakam, 50 Kms from Mahabalipuram, 50 Kms from Chengalpattu, 57 Kms from Puducherry, 102 Kms from Chennai Airport and 104 Kms from Chennai. Direct buses are available from Maduranthakam to reach Cheyyur. Devotees can also take ECR bound buses to Puducherry and need to get down at Cheyyur ECR Junction Bus Stop or Ellaiamman Bus Stop after Koovathur. The temple is situated at about 5 Kms from this Bus Stop. Share Autos are available from this Bus Stop to reach the temple.