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Arulmighu Selva Vinayagar and Kothandaramar Temple

Overview


The Vinayagar Shiva Vishnu Temple is located in Tambaram, Chennai suburb. The temple is located near the Tambaram (West) bus terminus.


About The Temple


Arulmigu Valli Deivayana Samedha Subramaniyar sannidi is next and Durgai Amman temple is in the pragaram. There is also a small space and stage for conducting marriages and bhajans Navagraha temple is also there. Kondadaramar and Anjaneyar are there to remind the Ram Rajya.


About The Deity


The Vinayagar Shiva Vishnu Temple is dedicated to Sri Ganesha as Selva Vinayagar, Sri Shiva as Sundareswarar, Divine Mother Shakti as Meenakshi Amman and Sri Vishnu as Kodanda Ramar.


Festivals


Saivam

Vainavam

Sri Vinayagar Sathurthi

Sri Rama Navami

Arudra

Vaikunda Ekadhasi

Thaipoosam

Sri Hanuman Jayanthi

Thaikirthigai

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Panguni Uthiram

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Chitra Pournami

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Navarathiri Festival

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Kala Poojas


Kala Santhi
Sayaratchai

How To Reach Chennai

Airport

One can easily get regular flights to Chennai from other major cities of the country.


Railways

There are regular trains from other major cities of the country to Chennai.


Road

Chennai is well connected to other major cities of the country via regular buses.


Temple Address


Arulmighu Selva Vinayagar and Kothandaramar Temple,
Muthuranga Mudali St, West Tambaram,
Tambaram, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, Pincode – 600045.

Significance

Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-

  • Salvation
  • Wealth
  • Relief from diseases
  • Purchase of vehicles
  • Gain Knowledge
Shlokas

Daivi Hyesa Gunamayi Mama Maya Duratyaya Mameva Ye Prapadyante Mayametam Taranti Te

Meaning -According to this sloka, the heavenly maya of God is very complicated, but those who worship God will be able to overcome it.

Balam Balavatam Caham Kamaragavivarjitam Dharmaviruddho Bhutesu Kamo'smi Bharatarsabha

Meaning -According to this sloka, God is the isolated and aloof strength of the controlling and virtuous craving in men.

Ye Caiva Sattvika Bhava Rajasastamasasca Ye Matta Everti Tanviddhi Na Tvaham Tesu Temayi

Meaning -According to this sloka, though the only source of satva, rajas and tamas (good, obsessive and dark) elements is God, they are not present within the God or the deity.

Tribhirgunamayairbhavairebhih Sarvamidam Jagat Mohitam Nabhijanati Mamebhyah Paramavyayam

Meaning -According to this sloka, the entire world doesn't recognize the eternal God beyond them, because they are consumed by the elements of satva, rajas and tamas (good, obssessive and dark).

Timings

The temple is open from 7.00 A.M. to 11.00 A.M and 5.00 P.M. To 9.00 P.M.

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