The Chidambara Swamigal Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It located in Velachery, Chennai, near Gandhi Road bus stop.
About The Deity
Lord Shiva at this temple is known as Sri Sarbeswarar (Panchamukha Lingam), Divine Mother Shakti as Mahameru Kamakshi Amman and Sri Chidambara Swamigal are present in this temple. The samadhi of Sri Chidambara Swamigal is housed in this temple.
How To Reach Chennai
One can easily get regular flights to Chennai from other major cities of the country.
There are regular trains from other major cities of the country to Chennai.
Chennai is well connected to other major cities of the country via regular buses.
Chidambara Swamigal Temple,
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Relief from diseases
- Purchase of vehicles
- Gain Knowledge
Kailaasarana Shiva Chandramouli Phaneendra Maathaa Mukutee Zalaalee Kaarunya Sindhu Bhava Dukha Haaree Thujaveena Shambho Maja Kona Taaree
Meaning -Oh Lord Shiva who is seated on Mount Kailash, where the moon decorates his forehead and the king of serpents crown his head, who is merciful and removes delusion, You alone can protect me. I surrender to thee.
Aum Trayambakam Yajaamahey Sugandhim Pusti Vardhanam Urvaarukamiva Bandhanaath Mrutyor Muksheeya Maamritaat
Meaning -We worship the fragrant Lord Shiva, who has 3 eyes and who cultivates all beings. May He free me from death, for immortality, as even a cucumber is separated from its bond with the vine.
The temple is open from 6 A.M to 9 P.M