Sun’s rays drench Lingam at Dhenupureeswarar temple, Madambakkam

There is a rare event when the sun’s rays directly fall on the Kapila Naathar Lingam in the temple on 20, 21 and 22 April every year. Continue Reading

Amman temple in Chennai is famous for Mayana Kollai Vizha

Angala Parameswari Amman temple at Mylapore is preparing to celebrate its 100th annual festival, the Mayana Kollai Vizha, this year. The small temple, located in Mundagakanni Amman Koil Street, is more than 100 years old. Continue Reading

Karumari Amman Temple thrives under flyover in Chennai

The temple faced problems when the flyover construction work was initiated in the early 2000s. “The authorities asked us to give the temple land to them to facilitate the bridge work but from our side nobody accepted it. Finally, they decided the bridge would be constructed over the temple without causing any damage,” says the priest. Continue Reading