Friday, September 28, 2018

Devi Nagamuthu Mariamman Temple, Adambakkam, Chennai

Devi Nagamuthu Mariamman Temple, Adambakkam, Chennai
Devi Nagamuthu Mariamman Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Mother Shakti located at Adambakkam in Chennai City in Tamil Nadu. The Temple is in EB colony, Adambakkam, Chennai Suburb. The Temple is also called as Vada Thirunallaru because of the presence of Viswaroopa Sarva Mangala Sani Bhagavan in a separate shrine in this Temple.

The Temple was constructed in 1984 and Mahakumbabishekam was performed. In 1997, a six-ft. high statue of Sarva Mangala Saneeswara Bhagavan was installed. In 2011, the committee members decided to renovate this temple completely and initiated the works. After the renovation works got completed, as per the tradition Kumbabishekam was performed on 25th April 2013.
The Temple
The temple has 38 feet high 3-tiered Rajagopuram in front of the Mariamman temple in addition to a Gopuram for Saneeswarar shrine. The Mother is in an elevated position with the shrines of Lord Vinayaga and Lord Murugan with his consorts Valli and Devasena at the entrance. Durgai, Chamundeeswari and Vaishnavi are the niche idols located around the sanctum walls.

Stucco Images of Ashtalakshmi’s are also installed around the inside wall. Viswaroopa Sarva Mangala Sani Bhagavan is unique in this temple with life size Idol in a separate Shrine. Devotees used to gather early morning on Saturdays for Dharshan. There are also shrines for Anjaneya, Aiyappan and Navagrahas in the Temple premises.

Temple Opening Time
Sunday to Friday:
·        Morning: 6:30 AM to 10:30 AM
·        Evening: 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
·        Morning: 6:00 AM to 11:00 AM
·        Evening: 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Rahu Kala Pooja Timings
·        Tuesday: 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
·        Friday: 10:30 AM to 12:00 Noon
Adi Pooram and Navaratri festivals are regularly conducted here and Sani Peyarchi is celebrated with great devotion.
The Temple is located at about 700 meters from Brindavan Colony Bus Stop, 1.5 Kms from Murugan Kalyana Mandapam Bus Stop, 3 Kms from Velachery, 5 Kms from St Thomas Mount, 3.5 Kms from Velachery Railway Station, 2 Kms from St Thomas Mount Railway Station, 3 Kms from St. Thomas Mount Metro Station, 18 Kms from Chennai Central Railway Station, 16 Kms from Egmore Railway Station, 9 Kms from Chennai International Airport and 18 Kms from Chennai. The Temple is well connected by MTC Buses, Metro Trains and Trains to rest of Chennai City.


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