31st December 2017.
A 500 years old Shiva temple, now called as Sri Bala Subramaniya Swamy Temple is on Eldams road in Vanniya Theynampet. ( The Street on the east side of Shiva Temple is called as Ramalingeswarar Koil Street ) Also this is one of the temples which has main entrance on the north side. The Aalayamman temple is under the control of this management.
Iraivan : Sri Ramalingeswarar
Iraivi : Sri Sivakami
Some of the important details are as follows…
The temple is facing east with a 5 tier Rajagopuram on the north side. a Small Ganapathy and Bairavar sannadhis abutting inside of Rajagopuram. Sri Valli Devasena samedha Sri Balasubramaniya Swamy Sannadhi with Palipedam, Dwajasthambam and Vahana Peacock is immediately after the Rajagopuram. This temple is of about 50 years old. It was told that Peacock was made out of emerald a precious stone. Annamalaiyar and Unnamai are in front of Sri Valli Devasena Subramaniyar. Arunagirinathar sannadhi is in front.
Sri Ramalingeswara temple is facing east with Palipedam and Nandhi. Sri Sivakami Ambal is in a separate sannadhi facing South. In koshtam Ganapathy, Dhakshinamurthy, Vishnu, Brahma and Durgai. Sri Parvathavardhini sannadhi is in between Shiva and Sri Balasubramaniya Swamy Sannadhi facing east with a Palliyarai. The other sannadhis are Sri Raja Ganapathy, Nagars under peepal/ Bodhi tree. A separate Rajagopuram for Shiva Temple is under construction.
Thirululam/ temple pond was reconstructed during recent years with a neerazhi mandapam in which a Nandhi is installed. Kubera Vinayagar, Saibaba Sannadhi and Kosala are on the west bank of Thirukulam/ pond.
It was told that the temple is more than 500 years old and Lord Shiva was worshipped by siddhars. A few stone pillars of the mandapam seems to be of very old, reminds the past. The temple is under the control of Tamil Nadu HR&CE Department.
KandhaShasti, Thaipoosam and Maha Shiva Rathiri are celebrated in a grand manner.
The temple will be opened between 06.00 hrs to 11.00 hrs and 17.00 hrs to 21.00 hrs.
The official web site is : http://www.teynampetmurugantemple.tnhrce.in/
The Land line number is +91 44 24351892. Clerk 9884172712 and Eo 9841053511.
E.mail address : firstname.lastname@example.org
HOW TO REACH:
The temple is about 10 KM from Koyambedu bus terminus and18 KM from Central Railway station.
About 500 meters off Annasalai on the Eldams Road in Vannia Theynampet.
Nearest bus stop is the Theynampet signal. All the town buses between Thambram and Broadway stops at this bus stop.
Rajagopuram View from inside, Navagrahas and the Dwajasthambam on the left belongs to Sri balasubramaniya swamy sannadhi.
Sri Parvatha Vardhini Sannadhi
Kubera Vinayagar Sannadhi
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