Sunday, July 15, 2018

Theerthapaleeswarar Temple, Triplicane, Chennai

Theerthapaleeswarar Temple, Triplicane, Chennai
Theerthapaleeswarar Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located at Triplicane in Chennai City of Tamilnadu. Even though this ancient temple is considered as one of the important temples of historically rich Mylapore area, the area where the temples stands is part of Triplicane area nowadays. The current temple is around 500 years old.

Theerthapaleeswarar Temple is the second Saptha Sthana temples for Lord Shiva worshiped by Saptharishis in Mylapore in Chennai (seven great temples of Mylapore). 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
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The Temple
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Temple Opening Time
The temple remains open from 6.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. and from 5.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m.
Masi Theerthavari and Shivarathri in February-March and Aadippooram in July-August are the major festivals celebrated in this Temple. The temple has significance that when the seven deities of the Sapthasthana temples take bath in the sea during the Theerthavari festival in the Tamil month of Masi, this deity takes the first place.
Devotees pray here for relief from various adverse planetary aspects affecting their wedding process, health and happy family life. Devotees perform abishek, archanas and offer vastras to Lord and Mother.
Theertha Paleeswarar Temple,
Tiruvallikeni, Chennai
Phone: +91 44 2844 4054 / 2844 5322
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