Friday, June 29, 2018

Bhavani Amman Temple, Periyapalayam, Thiruvallur

Bhavani Amman Temple, Periyapalayam, Thiruvallur
Bhavani Amman Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Goddess Bhavani located at Periyapalayam in Thiruvallur District of Tamilnadu. The Temple is busy throughout the year and people visit the temple with their families to seek the blessings of Bhavani Amman. People throng here in thousands on weekends and in the month of Aadi and Avani. The Bhavani Amman temple is possibly the most popular one in this region. The Temple is well maintained and well organized to help the devotees to have a memorable Dharshan of Sri Bhavani Amman.



Legends
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The Temple
Presiding Deity is called as Bhavani Amman / Periyapalayathamman. Bhavani Amman is seen with the Sangu Chakram in the upper part of her hands. A sword and Amirtha Kalasam are seen on her lower hands. Kumkumam and Theertham are offered as Prasadham, which is known to cure many ailments in the human body.



Shrines of Arputha Sakthi Vinayagar and Sarva Sakthi Mathangi Amman can be found near the entrance of the temple inside temple premises. There are shrines of Subramaniyar, Srinivasa Perumal with Mahalakshmi, Anjaneyar, and Parasurama (one among the ten incarnations of Lord Vishnu) and Naga Sannidhi in the Temple premises.



Temple Opening Time
·        Angapradakshinam: 05.00 AM – 09.00 AM
·        Vaepanjalai:  05.00 AM – 12.00 Noon & 04.00 PM – 06.00 PM
·        Karagam: 05.00 AM – 12.00 Noon
Festivals
The temple attracts thousands of people during the Tamil months of Adi and Avani especially during the weekends. The first Friday in the auspicious Tamil month of Aadi, is grandly celebrated here. Every year on the 4th week of Aadi, the oonjal Sevai for the Urchava Moorthy is performed. Thousand and eight Sahasra Nama Archanai is performed on every Friday morning during the auspicious month of Aadi. Chithira Pournami, Vinayagar Chathurthi, Vijayadasami, English New Year, Tamil New Year, Hanuman Jayanti, Pongal, Thai Poosam and Pournami Urchavam are the other festivals celebrated in this Temple with much fanfare.
Prayers
Bhavani Mata wipes off the sins of devotees who wear Margo leaves round their waist and go around her temple day and night. It is enough if her Abhisheka water is sprinkled on couple. All diseases will be cured by the merciful Bhavani Mata who is another form of Sri Krishna himself. Devotees offer prayers in different forms like head shaving, going with just neem leaves around, lifting the pot with fire, Angapradakshina, coconut rolling etc. People come in tractors, vans and carts with full equipments including gas cylinders for cooking, stay here and do their rituals.
Contact
Bhavani Amman Temple,
Periyapalayam – 601 102
Thiruvallur District
Mobile: +91 94444 87487
Connectivity
The Temple is located at about 250 meters from Periyapalayam Bhavani Amman Temple Bus Stop, 700 meters from Periyapalayam Bus Stand, 17 Kms from Kavaraippettai Railway Station, 20 Kms from Ponneri, 25 Kms from Redhills, 14 Kms from Thamaraipakkam, 32 Kms from Thiruvallur, 40 Kms from Chennai and 53 Kms from Chennai Airport. The Temple is situated in Chennai - Kolkata Highway. Buses ply to Periyapalayam from Ambattur (563), T Nagar (592, 547), CMBT (514, 514x, 92), Thiruvallur (505A) etc.  Also, it is well connected from Redhills and Ponneri.

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