Aadhikesava Perumal Temple, Arani, Thiruvallur
Aadhikesava Perumal Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu located at Arani Village in Thiruvallur District of Tamilnadu. The place is situated on the banks of Arani River. This temple is an east facing ancient and beautiful one. Presiding Deity is called as Aadhikesava Perumal and is facing east. Mother is called as Aadhilakshmi and is facing east. There are shrines for Anjaneya, Alwars, Lakshmi Hayagriva, Chakkarathalwar and Andal in the temple premises. The temple is situated right in the middle of Arani town and on the left side of the road before reaching the Shiva temple from the Kolkata highway side.
The Temple is located at about 100 meters Arani New Bus Stand, 250 meters from Old Arani Bus Stand, 450 meters from Sampangi Pitchaaleeswarar Temple, 7 Kms from Chinnambedu, 11 Kms from Kavaraippettai Railway Station, 5 Kms from Periyapalayam, 14 Kms from Gummudipoondi, 16 Kms from Gummudipoondi Railway Station, 15 Kms from Ponneri, 14 Kms from Thatchoor, 35 Kms from Thiruvallur, 41 Kms from Chennai and 54 Kms from Chennai Airport. To reach Arani, one must cross Red Hills from Chennai and take the road towards Gummidipoondi. Local Buses are available from Ponneri and Periyapalayam.