Friday, November 23, 2018

Nathamuni Swamy Jeeva Samadhi Temple, Thiruvotriyur, Chennai

Nathamuni Swamy Jeeva Samadhi Temple, Thiruvotriyur, Chennai
Nathamuni Swamy Jeeva Samadhi Temple is a Hindu Burial Shrine dedicated to Siddhar Nathamuni Swamy located at Thiruvotriyur, well known locality in Chennai City in Tamil Nadu. This Temple is situated on Ennore High Road in Thiruvotriyur. This Temple is situated close to Thiruvotriyur Pattinathar Temple.

The Temple is located at about 100 meters from Thiruvotriyur Market Bus Stop, 1 Km from Thyagarajar & Vadivudai Ambal Temple, 1.5 Kms from Thiruvotriyur Railway Station, 1.5 Kms from Thiruvotriyur Bus Depot, 3 Kms from Wimco Nagar Railway Station, 12 Kms from Chennai Central Railway Station, 14 Kms from Egmore Railway Station, 22 Kms from Koyambedu Mofussil Bus Terminus and 32 Kms from Chennai Airport.
There are buses operated from here to all over Chennai and also a few limited services which run to various parts of the Tamil Nadu state. There is a bus available to Parrys corner for every 10 minutes through different routes.  Thiruvotriyur is located at the Chennai Central – Gummidipoondi suburban line of Chennai. The number of train services on this route are quite frequent. Thiruvotriyur has two rail stations, one at Thiruvotriyur and the other at Wimco Nagar. Nearest Airport is Chennai International Airport located at Meenambakkam.
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Muthu Krishna Swamy Jeeva Samadhi Temple, Thiruvotriyur, Chennai

Muthu Krishna Swamy Jeeva Samadhi Temple, Thiruvotriyur, Chennai
Muthu Krishna Swamy Jeeva Samadhi Temple is a Hindu Burial Shrine dedicated to Muthu Krishna Swamy Siddhar located at Thiruvotriyur, well known locality in Chennai City in Tamil Nadu. Thiruvotriyur is famous mainly because of the magnificent temple of Thyagaraja (Lord Shiva) and Vadivudai Amman. The Temple is situated on Ennore High Road.

The Temple is located at about 200 meters from Ondikuppam Bus Stop, 2 Kms from Thyagarajar & Vadivudai Ambal Temple, 3 Kms from Thiruvotriyur Railway Station, 3 Kms from Thiruvotriyur Bus Depot, 4 Kms from Wimco Nagar Railway Station, 10 Kms from Chennai Central Railway Station, 12 Kms from Egmore Railway Station, 20 Kms from Koyambedu Mofussil Bus Terminus and 30 Kms from Chennai Airport.

There are buses operated from here to all over Chennai and also a few limited services which run to various parts of the Tamil Nadu state. There is a bus available to Parrys corner for every 10 minutes through different routes.  Thiruvotriyur is located at the Chennai Central – Gummidipoondi suburban line of Chennai. The number of train services on this route are quite frequent. Thiruvotriyur has two rail stations, one at Thiruvotriyur and the other at Wimco Nagar. Nearest Airport is Chennai International Airport located at Meenambakkam.
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Thursday, November 22, 2018

Nandikeswarar Temple, Thiruvotriyur, Chennai

Nandikeswarar Temple, Thiruvotriyur, Chennai
Nandikeswarar Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Bull Vehicle of Lord Shiva located at Thiruvotriyur, well known locality in Chennai City in Tamil Nadu. Nandikeswarar Temple is located at the north car street (northern side of Thyagarajar Temple) in Thiruvotriyur. The Temple is around 600 years old. This is one of the rare temples dedicated to Nandi, the bull god, the Vahanam of Lord Shiva. There are few temples of bull God in the neighboring Karnataka State. However, they all have big statues of Bull as the deities. However, this temple has a small idol of Nandi, in the human form.

The idol of Nandi is in the standing posture with folded hands as if he is worshiping the Lord. Nandikeswarar temple is very small temple. Apart from this small shrine, there is no other shrine or idol located in this temple. This temple is hardly known to anybody including the people living in Thiruvotriyur. The sad part is that this temple is kept opened only for a very short time daily.
The Temple is located at about 100 meters from Theradi Bus Stop, 300 meters from Thyagarajar & Vadivudai Ambal Temple, 1 Km from Thiruvotriyur Railway Station, 1.5 Kms from Thiruvotriyur Bus Depot, 3 Kms from Wimco Nagar Railway Station, 11 Kms from Chennai Central Railway Station, 14 Kms from Egmore Railway Station, 21 Kms from Koyambedu Mofussil Bus Terminus and 32 Kms from Chennai Airport.
There are buses operated from here to all over Chennai and also a few limited services which run to various parts of the Tamil Nadu state. There is a bus available to Parrys corner for every 10 minutes through different routes.  Thiruvotriyur is located at the Chennai Central – Gummidipoondi suburban line of Chennai. The number of train services on this route are quite frequent. Thiruvotriyur has two rail stations, one at Thiruvotriyur and the other at Wimco Nagar. Nearest Airport is Chennai International Airport located at Meenambakkam.
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References

Mouna Swamy Jeeva Samadhi Temple, Thiruvotriyur, Chennai

Mouna Swamy Jeeva Samadhi Temple, Thiruvotriyur, Chennai
Mouna Swamy Jeeva Samadhi Temple is a Hindu Burial Shrine dedicated to Siddhar Mouna Swamy located at Thiruvotriyur, well known locality in Chennai City in Tamil Nadu. Thiruvotriyur is famous mainly because of the magnificent temple of Thyagaraja (Lord Shiva) and Vadivudai Amman. The Temple is situated right next to Pattinathar Temple. The Temple is located on the Ennore Highway.
The Temple is located at about 200 meters from Thiruvotriyur Market Bus Stop, 1 Km from Thyagarajar & Vadivudai Ambal Temple, 1.5 Kms from Thiruvotriyur Railway Station, 1.5 Kms from Thiruvotriyur Bus Depot, 3 Kms from Wimco Nagar Railway Station, 12 Kms from Chennai Central Railway Station, 14 Kms from Egmore Railway Station, 22 Kms from Koyambedu Mofussil Bus Terminus and 32 Kms from Chennai Airport.
There are buses operated from here to all over Chennai and also a few limited services which run to various parts of the Tamil Nadu state. There is a bus available to Parrys corner for every 10 minutes through different routes.  Thiruvotriyur is located at the Chennai Central – Gummidipoondi suburban line of Chennai. The number of train services on this route are quite frequent. Thiruvotriyur has two rail stations, one at Thiruvotriyur and the other at Wimco Nagar. Nearest Airport is Chennai International Airport located at Meenambakkam.
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Mouna Guru Swamigal Jeeva Samadhi Temple, Thiruvotriyur, Chennai

Mouna Guru Swamigal Jeeva Samadhi Temple, Thiruvotriyur, Chennai
Mouna Guru Swamigal Jeeva Samadhi Temple is a Hindu Burial Shrine dedicated to Siddhar Mouna Guru Swamigal located at Thiruvotriyur, well known locality in Chennai City in Tamil Nadu. This Temple is situated on Ennore High Road in Thiruvotriyur. This Temple is situated near to Thiruvotriyur Cemetery and close to Sada Swamy Jeeva Samadhi Temple.


The Temple is located at about 400 meters from Thiruvotriyur Market Bus Stop, 1 Km from Thyagarajar & Vadivudai Ambal Temple, 1.5 Kms from Thiruvotriyur Railway Station, 1.5 Kms from Thiruvotriyur Bus Depot, 3 Kms from Wimco Nagar Railway Station, 12 Kms from Chennai Central Railway Station, 14 Kms from Egmore Railway Station, 22 Kms from Koyambedu Mofussil Bus Terminus and 32 Kms from Chennai Airport.


There are buses operated from here to all over Chennai and also a few limited services which run to various parts of the Tamil Nadu state. There is a bus available to Parrys corner for every 10 minutes through different routes.  Thiruvotriyur is located at the Chennai Central – Gummidipoondi suburban line of Chennai. The number of train services on this route are quite frequent. Thiruvotriyur has two rail stations, one at Thiruvotriyur and the other at Wimco Nagar. Nearest Airport is Chennai International Airport located at Meenambakkam.
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Moonu Amman Temple, Thiruvotriyur, Chennai

Moonu Amman Temple, Thiruvotriyur, Chennai
Moonu Amman Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to three Goddesses, Thiruvudai Amman, Kodivudai Amman and Vadivudai Amman located at Thiruvotriyur, well known locality in Chennai City in Tamil Nadu. The Goddesses has been installed by Siddhar Sadai Ammal. Also called as Kamalammal. The Temple also houses Jeeva Samadhi of Siddhar Sadai Ammal. Thiruvotriyur is famous mainly because of the magnificent temple of Thyagaraja (Lord Shiva) and Vadivudai Amman. The Temple is situated close to Thyagaraja Temple & Thiruvotriyur Railway Station.

The Temple is situated in Ennore High Road right at Thiruvotriyur Railway Gate Bus Stop. The Temple is located at about 500 meters from Thiruvotriyur Railway Station, 1 Km from Thyagarajar & Vadivudai Ambal Temple, 4 Kms from Thiruvotriyur Bus Depot, 4 Kms from Wimco Nagar Railway Station, 10 Kms from Chennai Central Railway Station, 11 Kms from Egmore Railway Station, 24 Kms from Koyambedu Mofussil Bus Terminus and 30 Kms from Chennai Airport.

There are buses operated from here to all over Chennai and also a few limited services which run to various parts of the Tamil Nadu state. There is a bus available to Parrys corner for every 10 minutes through different routes.  Thiruvotriyur is located at the Chennai Central – Gummidipoondi suburban line of Chennai. The number of train services on this route are quite frequent. Thiruvotriyur has two rail stations, one at Thiruvotriyur and the other at Wimco Nagar. Nearest Airport is Chennai International Airport located at Meenambakkam.
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Mayil Andavar Swamy & Roma Maharishi Jeeva Samadhi Temples, Thiruvotriyur, Chennai

Mayil Andavar Swamy & Roma Maharishi Jeeva Samadhi Temples, Thiruvotriyur, Chennai
Mayil Andavar Swamy & Roma Maharishi Jeeva Samadhi Temples are the Hindu Burial Shrines dedicated to Siddhar Mayil Andavar Swamy and Roma Maharishi located at Thiruvotriyur, well known locality in Chennai City in Tamil Nadu. Thiruvotriyur is famous mainly because of the magnificent temple of Thyagaraja (Lord Shiva) and Vadivudai Amman. The Temple is situated close to Thyagaraja Temple.


The Temple
There are only two shrines present in the Temple premises. One is the Jeeva Samadhi of Siddhar Mayil Andavar and the other is the Jeeva Peedam of Roma Maharishi. Mayil Andavar Shrine is the principal shrine. This temple has a Mada Koil structure, which houses Jeeva Peedam / Samadhi of Roma Maharishi. The Idol of Roma Maharishi is unique as if he is doing Tapas in stone sculpture. The Idol is 3-4 feet tall.


It appears with Jadamudi (very long hair, tied well, like a crown), in seated posture. In the Jadamudi, there is a Shiva Linga visible. There are 2 beautiful ear-rings. The beard is tied and well-trimmed. There is a Rudraksha mala in the neck. The right hand has a blessing (Varadha) mudra and the left has a small bowl with a spoon. Sthala Vriksham for this temple is Athi.

Contact
Mayil Andavar & Roma Maharishi Jeeva Samadhi Temples
#98, Ellai Amman Koil Theru,
Thiruvotriyur, Chennai – 600 019
Phone: +91 44 2599 2902
Mobile: +91 91504 30902
Connectivity
This Temple is situated on Ellaiamman Koil Street very close to the famous Thyagaraja Temple, Thiruvotriyur. The Temple is located at about 200 meters from Ellaiamman Kovil Bus Stop, 700 meters from Thyagarajar & Vadivudai Ambal Temple, 750 meters from Thiruvotriyur Railway Station, 2 Kms from Thiruvotriyur Bus Depot, 3 Kms from Wimco Nagar Railway Station, 11 Kms from Chennai Central Railway Station, 14 Kms from Egmore Railway Station, 21 Kms from Koyambedu Mofussil Bus Terminus and 32 Kms from Chennai Airport.
There are buses operated from here to all over Chennai and also a few limited services which run to various parts of the Tamil Nadu state. There is a bus available to Parrys corner for every 10 minutes through different routes.  Thiruvotriyur is located at the Chennai Central – Gummidipoondi suburban line of Chennai. The number of train services on this route are quite frequent. Thiruvotriyur has two rail stations, one at Thiruvotriyur and the other at Wimco Nagar. Nearest Airport is Chennai International Airport located at Meenambakkam.
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References

Kuppu Swamy Jeeva Samadhi Temple, Thiruvotriyur, Chennai

Kuppu Swamy Jeeva Samadhi Temple, Thiruvotriyur, Chennai
Kuppu Swamy Jeeva Samadhi Temple is a Hindu Burial Shrine dedicated to Siddhar Kuppu Swamy located at Thiruvotriyur, well known locality in Chennai City in Tamil Nadu. He is also called as Avadhuta Swamy. This Jeeva Samadhi is located just opposite to Harichandran Temple.  This Harichandran Temple is situated next to Veera Raghava Swamigal Jeeva Samadhi Temple. To reach this Jeeva Samadhi, Devotees need to enter through Cemetery Entrance not through Harichandran Temple. This Temple is situated on Ennore High Road in Thiruvotriyur. 
The Temple is located at about 200 meters from Thiruvotriyur Market Bus Stop, 1 Km from Thyagarajar & Vadivudai Ambal Temple, 1.5 Kms from Thiruvotriyur Railway Station, 1.5 Kms from Thiruvotriyur Bus Depot, 3 Kms from Wimco Nagar Railway Station, 12 Kms from Chennai Central Railway Station, 14 Kms from Egmore Railway Station, 22 Kms from Koyambedu Mofussil Bus Terminus and 32 Kms from Chennai Airport.
There are buses operated from here to all over Chennai and also a few limited services which run to various parts of the Tamil Nadu state. There is a bus available to Parrys corner for every 10 minutes through different routes.  Thiruvotriyur is located at the Chennai Central – Gummidipoondi suburban line of Chennai. The number of train services on this route are quite frequent. Thiruvotriyur has two rail stations, one at Thiruvotriyur and the other at Wimco Nagar. Nearest Airport is Chennai International Airport located at Meenambakkam.
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Kanchi Kamakoti Sankara Madam, Thiruvotriyur, Chennai

Kanchi Kamakoti Sankara Madam, Thiruvotriyur, Chennai
Kanchi Kamakoti Sankara Madam is a Hindu religious Mutt located at Thiruvotriyur, well known locality in Chennai City in Tamil Nadu. It also houses the Adhishtanams of 55th and 61st Pontiffs of Kanchi Kamakoti Sankara Madam. Thiruvotriyur is famous mainly because of the magnificent temple of Thyagaraja (Lord Shiva) and Vadivudai Amman. This Madam is located closed to Thyagarajar Temple on the South Mada Street.


Adi Shankara is believed to have camped here and was responsible for stopping human sacrifices and codified the practices to be followed in the Thiruvotriyur Thyagaraja Temple. There is an ancient building next to the temple on the south side where we can find his statue with two sishyas. This building is now under the custody of the Kanchi Kamakoti Mutt and functions as the Kanchi mutt office.


It houses the Adhishtanam (Jeeva Samadhi) of the 61st pontiff, Shri Mahadevendra Saraswathy III. He was previously known as Narayana. It was during his pontificate that Athma Bodha wrote his commentary Susama on the Gururatna Malika. He attained Mukti at Thiruvotriyur, now a part of Chennai on Sukla Navami in the month of Jyeshta of the cyclic year Krothana (1746 AD). His pontificate was for 42 years.


It houses the Adhishtanam (Jeeva Samadhi) of the 55th pontiff Sri Chandrchuda III. He was a native of Asmachala near Manimuthar river in south Arcot district. He was the son of Purari and Shrimathi. His former name was Arunagiri. He was a Dravida Brahmin and he died in the year Swabhanu, Mina Shukla Ekadasi (In the year 1524 A.D). His pontificate was for 17 years.


Contact
Kanchi Kamakoti Sankara Madam,
No.32, South Mada Street, Thiruvotriyur,
Chennai – 600 019
Phone: +91 44 2599 3365
Mobile: +91 98402 87293
Connectivity
This Madam is located closed to Thyagarajar Temple on the South Mada Street. The Madam is located at about 600 meters from Theradi Bus Stop, 300 meters from Thyagarajar & Vadivudai Ambal Temple, 600 meters from Thiruvotriyur Railway Station, 2 Kms from Thiruvotriyur Bus Depot, 4 Kms from Wimco Nagar Railway Station, 10 Kms from Chennai Central Railway Station, 12 Kms from Egmore Railway Station, 24 Kms from Koyambedu Mofussil Bus Terminus and 32 Kms from Chennai Airport.
There are buses operated from here to all over Chennai and also a few limited services which run to various parts of the Tamil Nadu state. There is a bus available to Parrys corner for every 10 minutes through different routes.  Thiruvotriyur is located at the Chennai Central – Gummidipoondi suburban line of Chennai. The number of train services on this route are quite frequent. Thiruvotriyur has two rail stations, one at Thiruvotriyur and the other at Wimco Nagar. Nearest Airport is Chennai International Airport located at Meenambakkam.
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References

Gyana Prakasa Swamy Jeeva Samadhi Temple, Thiruvotriyur, Chennai

Gyana Prakasa Swamy Jeeva Samadhi Temple, Thiruvotriyur, Chennai
Gyana Prakasa Swamy Jeeva Samadhi Temple is a Hindu Burial Shrine dedicated to Gyana Prakasa Swamy located at Thiruvotriyur, well known locality in Chennai City in Tamil Nadu. Jeeva Samadhi is located inside the Shivamirtha Aathma Gyana Ashramam. It is located on the North Mada Street close to the famous Thyagaraja Temple, Thiruvotriyur.

The Temple is located at about 500 meters from Theradi Bus Stop, 200 meters from Thyagarajar & Vadivudai Ambal Temple, 1 Km from Thiruvotriyur Railway Station, 1.5 Kms from Thiruvotriyur Bus Depot, 3 Kms from Wimco Nagar Railway Station, 11 Kms from Chennai Central Railway Station, 14 Kms from Egmore Railway Station, 21 Kms from Koyambedu Mofussil Bus Terminus and 32 Kms from Chennai Airport.
There are buses operated from here to all over Chennai and also a few limited services which run to various parts of the Tamil Nadu state. There is a bus available to Parrys corner for every 10 minutes through different routes.  Thiruvotriyur is located at the Chennai Central – Gummidipoondi suburban line of Chennai. The number of train services on this route are quite frequent. Thiruvotriyur has two rail stations, one at Thiruvotriyur and the other at Wimco Nagar. Nearest Airport is Chennai International Airport located at Meenambakkam.
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Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Shiva Vishnu Temple, Velachery, Chennai

Shiva Vishnu Temple, Velachery, Chennai
Shiva Vishnu Temple is a Hindu Temple located at Velachery, well-known locality of Chennai City in Tamil Nadu. The Shiva Vishnu Temple houses Lord Sundareswarar with his consort Meenakshi and Lord Vishnu as Kodanda Ramar. There are shrines and Idols for Brahma, Dakshinamurthy, Durga, Valampuri Vinayagar, Siddhi Vinayagar, Narthana Vinayagar, Ayyappan, Anjaneyar, Navagrahas, Lingodhbava, Chandikeswarar, Andal and Garudazhwar in the Temple premises.




The Temple is situated near Velachery MRTS railway station bus stop behind the supermarket. The Temple is located at about 150 meters from Velachery Railway Station Bus Stop, 200 meters from Velachery Railway Station, 700 meters from Vijayanagar Bus Stand, 6 Kms from Alandur Metro Station, 20 Kms from Chennai Central Railway Station, 17 Kms from Egmore Railway Station, 15 Kms from Koyambedu Bus Terminus and 10 Kms from Chennai Airport.



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Subramanya Swamy Temple, Velachery, Chennai

Subramanya Swamy Temple, Velachery, Chennai
Subramanya Swamy Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Murugan located at Velachery, well-known locality of Chennai City in Tamil Nadu. The Temple is situated in 2nd Main Rd, Lakshmi Nagar, Velachery. The Temple is located at about 300 meters from Murugan Kalyana Mandapam Bus Stop, 2 Kms from Vijayanagar Bus Stand, 2 Kms from Velachery Railway Station, 4 Kms from Alandur Metro Station, 18 Kms from Chennai Central Railway Station, 16 Kms from Egmore Railway Station, 15 Kms from Koyambedu Bus Terminus and 10 Kms from Chennai Airport.


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Thiruveedhi Amman Temple, Velachery, Chennai

Thiruveedhi Amman Temple, Velachery, Chennai
Thiruveedhi Amman Temple is a Hindu Temple located at Velachery, well-known locality of Chennai City in Tamil Nadu. The Temple is situated in Thiruveedhi Amman Kovil Road in Karunambikai Colony, Velachery. The Temple is located at about 650 meters from Dhandeeswaram Tank / Gandhi Road Bus Stop, 1 Km from Dhandeeswaram Bus Stop, 2 Kms from Vijayanagar Bus Stand, 6 Kms from Guindy Railway Station, 5 Kms from Thiruvanmiyur, 18 Kms from Tambaram Railway Station, 2.5 Kms from Velachery Railway Station, 5 Kms from Alandur Metro Station, 5 Kms from St. Thomas Mount Metro Station, 17 Kms from Chennai Central Railway Station, 15 Kms from Egmore Railway Station, 17 Kms from Koyambedu Bus Terminus, 6 Kms from Nangainallur, 6 Kms from Adyar and 12 Kms from Chennai Airport.

The Temple is located in Velachery, Chennai on the way from Saidapet towards Pallikaranai. Lot of Town buses available from various parts of Chennai City to Velachery and the bus stop is Gandhi Road or Dhandeeswaram bus stop between Gurunanak College and Vijaya Nagar Bus Terminus. The temple is located in the Rajbhavan-Vijayanagar Bus stand road, about 2 Kms from the Vijayanagar Bus Stand. Those coming from southern district may get down either at Tambaram or Guindy stations. There are bus facilities from these places to the temple. Nearest Airport is Chennai Airport.
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Draupathi Amman, Velachery, Chennai

Draupathi Amman, Velachery, Chennai
Draupathi Amman is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Goddess Draupathi, wife of Pancha Pandavas located at Velachery, well-known locality of Chennai City in Tamil Nadu. This Temple is situated on the Draupadi Amman Koil Street at Velachery / Dhandeeswaram / Dhandeeswaram Colony.



Legends
Draupathi Amman is a goddess from the Hindu epic Mahabharata, namely Draupadi, primarily worshipped by the Tamil people of India, Sri Lanka and other countries. Draupathi was the wife of the five Pandava brothers in the Mahabharata epic. The Draupathi Amman cult (or Draupathi sect) is a regional Hindu tradition in which a community of people especially Vanniyars worship Draupathi Amman as a village goddess with unique rituals and mythologies.


History
Draupadi Amman Temple at Velachery is supposed to be several centuries old. The village elders believe that most probably an ancestor belonging to the Aatreya Gothram built it some 300 years ago.  The Temple was completely ruined and the renovation was taken up by some devotees in the late 1990s.


The Temple
The temple is facing north with a sanctum and a mukha mandapam. The original temple was built with brick and it was told that the original temple was more 300 years old. The original brick temple was razed down and new temple was constructed and the second Kumbabishekam was also performed during 2010.



Presiding Deity is called as Draupadi Amman. She is in standing posture with a parrot on her shoulder in the sanctum. Krishna and Pancha Pandavas can be seen on the back side of Draupadi Amman. Utsava Idols are kept on the east side of the sanctum. Utsava Idol of Draupadi Amman was excavated on the same place where the sanctum exists. Sri Chakram is installed in front of Amman Mahameru.


The Tiruvasi was erected recently. It contains, flag, Jwala, Samaram and Suryan. A 1.5-foot-high Dwajasthambam and Pothuraja with his father’s head on his left hand in sitting posture can be seen in Antarala Palipeedam. Brahmi, Vaishnavi, Gowri, Varahi and Vishnu Durgai are the Koshta Idols located around the sanctum walls. Sculptures of Pancha Pandavas, Radha Krishna, Anjaneya can be seen on the mandapam pillars.


Temple Opening Time
The temple remains open from 06.30 AM to 08.30 AM and 06.00 PM to 08.30 PM.
Festivals
Annual festival is being celebrated every year during Tamil Month Chitrai 1st (May). It will be a 10 days festival and ends with a Theemithi Thiruvizha. The Theemithi Thiruvizha will be conducted after getting permission from Draupadi Amman. A sword was kept in a pot of water and the sword should stand straight, if Amman nods.  
Contact
Draupadi Amman Temple, 
#13A, Draupadi Amman Kovil 
2nd Street, Velachery,
Chennai – 600 042 
Mobile: +91 98848 55888 / 94440 22589 / 90948 72587
Connectivity
The Temple is located at about 200 meters from Dhandeeswaram Tank / Gandhi Road Bus Stop, 1.5 Kms from Vijayanagar Bus Stand, 5 Kms from Guindy Railway Station, 6 Kms from Thiruvanmiyur, 18 Kms from Tambaram Railway Station, 2 Kms from Velachery Railway Station, 5 Kms from Alandur Metro Station, 5 Kms from St. Thomas Mount Metro Station, 17 Kms from Chennai Central Railway Station, 15 Kms from Egmore Railway Station, 17 Kms from Koyambedu Bus Terminus, 6 Kms from Nangainallur, 6 Kms from Adyar and 12 Kms from Chennai Airport.
This Temple is situated on the Draupadi Amman Koil Street at Velachery / Dhandeeswaram / Dhandeeswaram Colony. Draupadi Amman Koil Street is just opposite to Gandhi Road. All the Town buses towards Velachery, Medavakkam, East Tambaram passes through Gandhi road bus stop and the temple is walkable distance from the bus stop. Nearest Railway Station is located at Velachery and Nearest Airport is Chennai Airport.
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References

Yoga Narasimhar Temple, Velachery, Chennai

Yoga Narasimhar Temple, Velachery, Chennai
Yoga Narasimhar Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu located at Velachery, well-known locality of Chennai City in Tamil Nadu. Presiding Deity is called as Yoga Narasimhar and Mother is called as Amirtha Bala Valli Thaayar. The Temple is considered as an Abhimana Sthalam. This temple is located very near to Dandeeswarar Temple.




Legends
For brief details, please refer below link;
History
The temple is believed to be of 1300 years old. The temple is believed to have been constructed during the same period of Dandeeswarar and Chelliamman temples during the Chola Era. Stone inscriptions mentioning the contributions of Rajaraja Chola, Pallava King Dhandi Varma have been found here. A bronze idol of Veda Narayana from the Pallava period predates the recorded times of this ancient temple.



The Temple
For brief details, please refer below link;
Temple Opening Time
The Temple remains open from 07.00 AM to 10.30 AM and 05.00 PM to 08.30 PM.
Festivals
Narasimha Jayanthi is celebrated in this temple with much pomp and glory.
Connectivity
The Temple is located at about 150 meters from Dhandeeswaram Bus Stop, 1 Km from Vijayanagar Bus Stand, 6 Kms from Guindy Railway Station, 7 Kms from Thiruvanmiyur, 18 Kms from Tambaram Railway Station, 1.5 Kms from Velachery Railway Station, 5 Kms from Alandur Metro Station, 5 Kms from St. Thomas Mount Metro Station, 17 Kms from Chennai Central Railway Station, 15 Kms from Egmore Railway Station, 17 Kms from Koyambedu Bus Terminus, 6 Kms from Nangainallur, 6 Kms from Adyar and 12 Kms from Chennai Airport.
The Temple is located in Velachery, Chennai on the way from Saidapet towards Pallikaranai. Lot of Town buses available from various parts of Chennai City to Velachery and the bus stop is Dhandeeswaram bus stop between Gurunanak College and Vijaya Nagar Bus Terminus. The Temple is located in the Rajbhavan-Vijayanagar Bus stand road, about 1 Km from the Vijayanagar Bus Stand. Those coming from southern district may get down either at Tambaram or Guindy stations. There are bus facilities from these places to the temple. Nearest Airport is Chennai Airport.