Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Agastheeshwarar Temple, Pozhichalur, Chennai

Agastheeshwarar Temple, Pozhichalur, Chennai
Agastheeshwarar Temple is a Hindu Temple located at Pozhichalur, behind Chennai Airport in Chennai City in Tamilnadu. Presiding Deity is called as Agastheeshwarar and Mother is called as Ananthavalli. The temple has a separate Sani shrine and called as ‘Vada Thirunallaru’. This is also a renowned Nadi Parihara sthalam and Parihara sthalam for Rahu and Ketu.








This beautiful temple is one among the Navagraha temples of Chennai (or Thondai Mandalam) dedicated to Lord Saneeswara Bhagavan (Saturn).
The Navagraha Temples around Chennai are:
Legends
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History
This region was once ruled by Cholas. The original name of this place is Pugazh Chola Nallur which has been corrupted to Pozhichalur. This temple was built in the 12th Century AD.
The Temple
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Temple Opening Time
The Temple remains open from 06.00 AM to 11.30 AM and 04.00 PM to 08.30 PM. On Saturdays, Temple remains open from 05.00 AM to 01.00 PM and 03.00 PM to 09.00 PM.
Pooja Timings
·        Ushakalam Pooja – 5.45 AM
·        Kalasanthi Pooja – 8.00 AM
·        Uchikala Pooja – 11.30 AM
·        Sayaratchai – 03.00 PM
·        Arthajama Pooja – 08.30 PM
Festivals
Mahasivarathri, Karthikai Deepam, Sani Peyarchi, Rahu Kaalam, Pradoshams, Arudhra Dharisanam and Guru Peyarchi are the major festivals celebrated amid much pomp and splendor.
Prayers
Those who cannot go to Tirunallar worship here and do Dosha parihara and return happily. Light ghee lamp in Sani Hora and live in prosperity mitigating all troubles.
Contact
Agastheeshwarar Temple
Pozhichalur, Chennai – 600 074
Phone: +91 44 22631410 / 32564022
Mobile: +91 93818 17940 / 93823 05974
Connectivity
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