Shiva temple at Purasawalkam was built by Kulothunga Chola

Gangadeeswarar Temple located at Purasawalkam is a shrine of historical significance. The temple’s history dates back to the period of Rama’s forefather Bhagiratha, who first kept a Siva idol at this place and worshipped the deity. A temple was later built by Kulothunga Chola.  Continue Reading

Neelakanteswarar temple at Gerugambakkam was built by Cholas

In Chennai, Navagraha temples can be found around Kundrathur, and Sri Neelakandeswarar Temple, located at Gerugambakkam is one of those Navagraha temples, dedicated to Kethu. Continue Reading

Varasiddhi Vinayagar Temple in Porur was built by Pandyas

Situated inside the IDPL Colony, the Vinayagar idol was formed naturally and the Pandyas built a mandapa around it and the idol was worshipped by the people. Continue Reading

Sivasakthi Vinayagar temple at Mandaveli is special for auto drivers

Situated in Mandaveli, earlier there was a small Vinayagar temple in the junction which was worshipped by the auto drivers from the nearby auto stand. As many people began worshipping the deity, the residents of the locality and the auto drivers decided to build a temple. Continue Reading

Kothandaramar temple at Nandambakkam is 750 years old

The Kothandaramar Temple in Nandambakkam, Chennai, directly connects us with the mythical days of Ramayana. The Lord Ram temple is one of the oldest in our city. It is also to be noted that Nandambakkam is where Sage Bhringi lived and did his penance. Continue Reading