29th October 2017.
This temple is on the way to Sri Visvaroopa Anjaneyar Temple in RamNagar of Nanganallur. After the dharshan of Sri Devi Karumari Amman, went to this temple.
Deity : Sri Guruvayoorappan
Some of the important features of this temple are...
The temple is facing east with a entrance arch. Palipedam and Dwajasthambam are immediately after the front entrance. The sanctum sanctorum consists of sanctum and 4 pillar mandapam with a gap in front of the main shrine. The construction is very similar to Guruvayur temple of Kerala, not with wood but with concrete in kerala architecture. Out side sannadhi brass lamps are fixed like kerala temples. These lamps will be lit during Ekadesi, Pournami, Rohini and Astami days with special poojas.
In the outer prakaram sannadhi for Sastha ie Iyappan, Prasanna Venkateswarar, Ganapathy, Navagrahas, Bhagavathy. Sankarshanar ( Nagar under peepul tree- Bodhi Tree )
It is a custom that 08.00 and 20.00 hrs, Urchavar is taken in a procession to eight directions ie ashtathikku balakas, of the prakaram and neivedyam is offered.
The pooja and rituals are followed in Kerala style. Devotees are allowed only after removing shirt and baniyan. Prasadam is distributed every day. The temple is being managed by a private trust Gurvayoorappam Aasthika Samajam. The temple belongs to late 20th century. The Trust also runs a Ayurvedha Vaidyasala.
The temple will be kept opened between 05.00 hsr to 11.00 hrs and 17.00 hrs to 21.00 hrs.
The temple office land line number 044 2287 2283 may be contacted for further details.
HOW TO REACH:
This temple is very close to Vishvaroopa Anjaneyar Temple on Rama Nagar of Nanganallur.
All the busses from St Thomas Mount Railway Station to Madipakkam & Thambaram east passes through Vanuvampet Bus stop. From there the temple is about 1 KM and autos are available from Bus stop.
About 4 Km distance from St Thomas Mount Railway Station and 3 KM from Madipakkam.
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