Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Ayyappan Temple, Velachery, Chennai

Ayyappan Temple, Velachery, Chennai
Ayyappan Temple is a Hindu Temple located at Velachery, well-known locality of Chennai City in Tamil Nadu. The Temple is located very close to Dandeeswarar Temple and Yoga Narasimhar Temple. The Temple is well maintained and constructed in beautiful Kerala style architecture. There is a tranquilizing feeling upon entering the temple. The ambience is just right for meditation. The temple has Ayyappan and Guruvayurappan as Moolavar (presiding deity). There are also shrines for Maha Ganapathy and Durgai Amman in the Temple premises. This is the only temple in Chennai, which has the Dasavatharam chiseled on the Alangara Gopuram.

Temple Opening Time
The Temple remains open from 06.00 AM to 10.30 AM and 05.00 PM to 08.30 PM.
Ayyappan Temple,
New No: 7 {old no:0/2}, 4th Cross Street, 
Dandeeswarar Nagar, 
Velachery, Chennai – 600 042
Phone: +91 44 2243 0329
Mobile: +91 75985 28320
The Temple is located at about 350 meters from Dhandeeswaram Bus Stop, 500 meters from Dandeeswarar Temple, 500 meters from Yoga Narasimhar Temple, 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.