Friday, December 15, 2017

Vaaleeswarar Temple, Mylapore, Chennai

Vaaleeswarar Temple, Mylapore, Chennai
Valeeswarar Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located in the Valeeswarar Koil Street in Mylapore in Chennai City of Tamilnadu. The Temple is located opposite to Kaaraneeswarar Temple and Kolavizhi Amman Temple. Vaaleeswarar Temple is fifth of Saptha Sthana (Seven) Shiva temples of Mylapore, the temples worshiped by seven great sages. Legends state that Sage Gautama worshiped here.













Saptha Sthana Shiva Temples in Mylapore are;
1.       Sri Kaaraneeswarar Temple
2.      Sri Theerthapaleeswarar Temple
3.      Sri Velleeswarar Temple
4.      Sri Virupaksheeswarar Temple
5.      Sri Valeeswarar Temple
6.      Sri Malleeswarar Temple
7.      Sri Kapaleeshwarar Temple
Legends
Vaali performed penance here:
Vaali performed a penance and got a boon from Shiva that he will get 50% of his opponents strength when he faces them in a battle. So, no one could defeat him. This is the Sathru Samhara Sthalam. Vaali got all his powers after his tapas towards Easwaran here. Hence, the deity is named after him as Vaaleeswarar. Vaali’s idol is also installed here.
Lord Hanuman worshipped Lord Shiva here:
Legend has it that due to a curse, Lord Hanuman was not aware of his own strength and power and to overcome that he worshipped Sri Valeeswarar.
Sage Govardana installed the Shiva Linga here:
It is also believed that a Rishi named Govardana installed the Shiva Linga originally.
Pancha Lingams:
Pancha lingams came out from the earth as seen in a separate shrine which is an appropriate place for meditation.
Sage Gautama worshipped Lord Shiva here:
Sage Gautama worshipped Lord Shiva here.
The Temple
For brief details, please refer below link;
Temple Opening Time
The Temple remains open from 06.30 AM to 11.00 AM and 04.30 PM to 08.30 PM.
Prayers
People pray for release from sins, for wisdom and intelligence, and remedy from the adverse planetary effects of Shani (Saturn). Married and pregnant women offer bangles to the Goddess before they wear them. They believe the prayer would ensure safe delivery of the child. They also pray to the mother for relief from adverse planetary effects from affecting their children. It is the faith of devotees that prayer to Lord Valeeswarar would reward them with a satisfied life and salvation at the end. Sri Valeeswarar is the Lord of strength and power. According to the Puranas, if you worship Sri Valeeswarar you will get good physical and mental health and pure heart. For protection women should worship Valeeswarar and children to get courage, respectively.
Contact
Valeeswarar Temple,
G N Street, Mylapore,
Chennai – 600 004
Phone: +91 44 2498 1893
Connectivity
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Such a peaceful temple. You may also check:
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