Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Bala Subramanya Temple, Andarkuppam, Thiruvallur

Bala Subramanya Temple, Andarkuppam, Thiruvallur
Bala Subramanya Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Murugan located at Andarkuppam near Ponneri in Thiruvallur District of Tamilnadu. This an ancient and very popular Murugan temple in this region. This is one of the Murugan temples glorified by Arunagiri Nathar’s Thiruppugazh.

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The Temple
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Temple Opening Time
The temple remains open from 6.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and from 4.00 p.m. to 8.30 p.m.
Pooja Timings
·        Kalasanthi – 07:00 A.M to 09:00 A.M
·        Uchikala – 10:00 A.M to 11:30 A.M
·        Sayaratchai – 05:30 P.M to 06:30 P.M
Chithirai Brahmmotsavam in April-May, Vaikasi Visakam in May-June, Aadi Kruthikai in July-August, Kumara Sashti, Skanda Sashti in October-November, Thai Poosam in January-February and Panguni Uthiram in March-April are the festivals celebrated in the temple. His wedding with Deivanai is celebrated on the fifth day of the Chithirai Brahmmotsavam and with Valli on the 9th day of the festival. Kumara Sashti is celebrated in the month of Karthikai when Muruga was born followed by Laksharchana – chanting the glorious names of the Lord one lakh times.
Saint Arunagiriar had sung the praise of the Lord in his celebrated Thirupugazh hymns.
People pray for senior job positions, to shine in responsible positions they hold and for wise children. Devotees perform abishek to Lord Muruga with milk and adore Him with sandal paste. It is a parihara Sthalam, so many people come here doing head shave / ear boring to children etc., Devotees perform abishek to Lord Muruga with milk and adore him with sandal paste.
Balasubramanya Swami Temple,
Andarkuppam – 601 204,
Thiruvallur District.
Phone: +91 44 2797 4193
Mobile: +91 99629 60112 / 97908 32333 / 96771 55245
The Temple is located at about 1 Km from Andarkuppam Bus Stop, 3 Kms from Thatchoor, 7 Kms from Ponneri, 15 Kms from Gummudipoondi, 17 Kms from Thirupalaivanam, 26 Kms from Pulicat, 12 Kms from Devadanam, 16 Kms from Minjur, 52 Kms from Tiruvallur, 35 Kms from Avadi and 34 Kms from Chennai. The Temple can be reached from Chennai easily. Take Chennai Kolkata Highway towards Nellore, take the right turn at the Ponneri Junction -Thachchur Koot Road and you will see the road to Andar Kuppam on the left in half a Km. The temple is at the end of the road. Nearest Railway Stations are located at Ponneri (7 Kms), Gummudipoondi (14 Kms), Chennai Central (34 Kms) and Egmore (35 Kms). Nearest Airport is located at Chennai (47 Kms).