Arulmigu Sri Gangaiamman Temple is being worshipped by the people of Velacheri village for many centuries now. Located at Brahmin Street near Ram Nagar, the deity is seen as one of the protectors of the village. Continue Reading
Arulmigu Valli Devasena Sametha Sivasubramania Swami temple, popularly known as Avvai Nagar Murugan Kovil in Selaiyur has a rich history that dates back to nearly three decades.
The Aalatchi Amman present here is being worshipped for century by the people of Reddy Street and this is the village’s protecting deity. However, some 30-40 years ago, close to the Amman, a Suyambu Sivalinga was found and then people began worshipping both the deities which were under a thatched roof. Continue Reading
Saidapet houses many temples that are centuries old. Sri Thirupura Sundari Sametha Sundareswarar Temple is one such Shiva temple that is present in the locality for many years now. The shrine also has a strange connection to the Thirunaraiyur Soundareyswarar Temple and it is commonly referred to as Vada Thirunaraiyur. Continue Reading
In Chennai, there are five temples exclusively classified as Pancha Bootha Sthalam, that represents five elements – land, air, fire, water and space. Chidambareswara Temple at Choolai, is one such temple that represents space, much like the Natarajar temple in Chidambaram. Continue Reading
George Town is a locality in Chennai which was the original settlement of the British who established the British East India Company here. Continue Reading