OZHALUR PERUMAL TEMPLE

Ozhalur, about 5 KM from Chengalpattu is the abode of Sri Varadaraja Perumal. His consorts are Sridevi and Bhoodevi. Besides Sri Perundevi Thayar is enshrined in a seperate shrine. This temple is one thousand years old. Daily pujas are performed here once in a day. There are shrines for Sri Andal, Anjaneyar, Garudan also. Buses No. 5, 12 from Chengalpattu are coming to this place. For details contact Mr.Y.G. Babu-99443 37845, Mr Murugan-97904 05148, Mr. Mahendiran-96778 64492.

    

KOLAVAIKUNNAVAKKAM PERUMAL TEMPLE

There is an old Krishna temple in Kolavai Kunnathur village, which is about 5 KM from Chengalpattu and 2 KM from Mahindra City, near Singaperumalkovil. This temple is fairly big and well maintained. The Lord is Sri Venugopalaswamy with a flute in His left hand. His consorts are Sri Bhama and Rukmani. Lord Krishna is also called "Idakkai nather". The urchanva deities are brought from somewhere, it is said. The renovation was done with certain changes in the structure as per the guidelines given by His Holiness Sri Jayendira Saraswathy Swamigal of Kanchi. After the changes suggested by the Kanchi Saint, the whole village became prosperous to the delight of the people. All festivals are performed here. For details contact Mr. Balaji-9444091200, Mr. Murali-8940478850, Buses are available from Chengalpattu(T2) to reach here.

    

AATHUR PERUMAL TEMPLE

This stone temple is the abode of Lord Sri Kalyana Varadharaja Perumal. Goddess is Sri Perunthevi Thayar in a separate shrine. The 2000 year old temple has a hoary past. The temple might have been constructed in 1231 A.D, At that time the king Kopperumsingan, after he won a war had a dharshan of Kanchi Varatharajar in dream who ordered to build a temple here. The king obeyed and built a temple at this place. The king`s sculpture can be seen in one of the pillars of the temple. There are two more inscriptions in the temple wall. They bring to light the cordial relationship between Cholas and Telugu Princes. The telugu princes fought many wars with Cholas. As a token of gratitude Rajaraja III donated landscape in Kanchi and made prince Thirukkalathi, the descendent of telugu princes. Thirukkalathi ruled the kingdom from Nellore to Chengalpattu. His figure is embossed in a pillar of the temple. Another inscription describe the donation of cows to the temple for lighting lamps. The temple was later constructed by Vijayanagara King. Sri Narasimmar is seen in the first floor and Lakshmi Narasimmar in the second floor. There are twelve urchava idols. Vaikunda Ekadasi, Krishna Jayanthi, Ramanavami, Garuda sevai, Panguni Uthiram Celestial marriage, Adipooram are celebrated here with pomp. For details contact Mr Lakshminarayanan-9790121358, Mr.Nagalingam-9952585109, Mr.Sadaagopan-99422 63402. Aathur is just 4 KM from Chengalpattu on Kanchipuram road and well connected by train and bus

    

VANDALUR PERUMAL TEMPLE

The Perumal temple in Vandalur is half a KM from the GST road overbridge.The main deity is known as Sri Varadharaja Perumal along with Sridevi and Bhoodevi. The name of the main Goddess is not known. There are inscriptions on the walls. The granite temple has some empty spaces suggesting that the temple must have been a Shiva temple once. The villagers say that there was a Nandhi idol in the temple which was stolen some years ago, giving credence to the view. There is no daily pujas in the temple However by the efforts of Hindu Temple Federation, the temple is opened daily for few hours. Kuthu Vilakku puja is performed by the womenfolk of the village during the tamil month of Purattasi, by the efforts of Kanchi Sri Sankaracharia. Vandalur is well connected by bus and train. For details contact Mr.Karthick-99944 54234, Mr. Satish-98416 03483, Mr. Premkumar-89390 39147.

    

Aalappakkam Perumal Temple

Aalappakkam village is situated 12 KM from Chengalpattu where a old Perumal temple exists. The deity is called Sri Azhagu Sundara Varadharaja Perumal with Sridevi and Bhoodevi. Thayar Sri Anandavall is enshrined in a seperate shrine. There are shrines for Udayavar, Anjaneyar and Garudan. The temple is well maintained and daily regular poojas are performed.On Panguni Uthiram day Thirukkalyana urchavam is celebrated in a great manner every year. Every year on Chithirai Pournamai day, the Urchavar is taken out to go around the village and bless the devotees. For details contact Mr. Varadharajan-98840 28419, Mr. Rajagopalan-9444006204. Buses from Chengalpattu are available to reach here. (T7, 80)

 

 

 

 

 

 

SATHANANCHERI PERUMAL TEMPLE

MOOLAVAR: SRI VITTALRAJA PERUMAL
THAYAR: SRIDEVI, BHOODEVI
LOCATION: SATHANANCHERI
TALUK: UTHIRAMERUR
DISTRICT: KANCHIPURAM

This temple condition is very bad in shape and many temple structures are ruined. The presiding deity and thayar statues are supported by sand bags so that to stay erect in sanctum sanctorum.The Perumal is also called Venkatesa Perumal.

Now therre is a good news that this temple is fully renovated and regular pujas are being conducted. This temple is situated 20 KM away from Chengalpattu.

 

 

 

 

UTHIRAMERUR VAIKUNDA PERUMAL

The ancient Vaikunda Perumal temple stands in the centre of Uthiramerur, built as mada koyil(elevated temple). The sanctum houses Sri Vaikunda Perumal in seated posture with Sri Devi and Bhoodevi. Sri Anandavalli Thayar is enshrined in a separate shrine. The temple has a big mahamandapam with no pillars. The roof rests on the wall. The temple is under the control of ASI and known for the inscriptions indicating the democratic practices for electing representatives for the village bodies, in a detailed manner during the regime of Paranthaga Chola. The temple was built by the Pallava King Naandhivarman in 8th century, and renovations were done by Cholas, Pandiyas, Sambuvarayar and Nayakas in various periods. The temple had a sacred tank, but now the bus stand exists in that area. For further details contact Mr. Aravamudhan-9894443922, Mr.Rajavelu-9443642255. Uthiramerur is well connected by road.

    

UTHIRAMERUR SUNDARA VARADHARAJA PERUMAL

As per inscriptions in the temple, Uthiramerur village was established by Nandhivaraman II, a pallava king around 750 AD and donated to 1200 vedic scholars. At that time this temple was built. This temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Lord Vishnu is generally seen in the three forms, namely Nintra Kolam,(standing posture), Iruntha Kolam, (sitting posture) Kidandha Kolam(reclining posture). This is one of the few temples one can have dharshan of three forms of Perumal. The sanctum is built in such a way that all three forms of Perumal are set one above the other as three levels. The presiding deity is called Sri Sundara Varadaraja Perumal. There is a separate shrine for Sri Anandavalli Thayar. Also there are shrines for Sri Andal, Sri Thirumangai Azhvar, and Garudan. The temple has also one sacred pond called Brahmma Theertham. The temple is open from 6.30 am to 11.30 am and 4.30 pm to 8.00pm. For more details contact Mr. Nagasamy-94430 68382.

    

MARUTHAM PERUMAL TEMPLE
MOOLAVAR: SRI VENUGOPALAR
AMBAL: SRI BHAMA, RUKMANI
LOCATION: MARUTHAM VILLAGE
THALA VIRUTCHAM: NOT KNOWN
TALUK: UTHIRAMERUR
DISTRICT: KANCHIPURAM

This temple was renovated and consecration was done in 2010. The temple is well maintained and regular pujas are performed here. For contact Mr. Sathyamoorthy-9786974650, Mr. Manohar-9843563438, Mr.Viswanathan-9655596335.

AZHICHUR PERUMAL TEMPLE

There is a beautiful Perumal temple in Azhichur village, 13 KM from Uthiramerur in Kanchipuram district. Sri Venugopalaswamy with flute in standing posture graces in sanctum sanctorum. This temple is moderate in size and regular pujas are performed. Thayar Sri Vedhavalli is enshrined in a separate shrine. Other deities are Azhvars and Garudan. For details, contact Mr.Rajavelu-94436 42255.

ILANAGAR PERUMAL TEMPLE