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Pachiamman Temple


Pachaiamman Temple is located near the Kulakkarai Street, Thirumullaivoyal, Chennai suburb, near the main road. This temple is 1000-2000 years old.

About The Temple

Pachaiamman temple is an ordinary town temple where one can't discover stone symbols yet just stucco pictures. The principle sanctum has the huge icon of the goddess in green shading. Contiguous Pachaiamman, the icons of Gangai Amman and Vengi Amman are likewise found. Vengi Amman and Gangai Amman are well known town goddesses of Tamil Nadu state. Inverse to the holy place, Gouthama Rishi is available as a warrior. The huge open space before the principle sanctum has enormous stucco icons of the staying six holy people - Vashist, Narad, Viswamitra, Bharadvaja, Agastya, Kasyap, and Jamadagni. Every one of these holy people are in the warrior shapes holding different weapons. Inverse to Agastya symbol, there are enormous icons of stallions found. Thirumullaivayal Pachaiamman Temple likewise houses the holy places of Shiv Linga named Mannatheeswarar who is found alongside Eswari, Ganapati, and Tiruneelkantar. The three utsav icons of Gangaiamman, Vengiamman, and Pachaiamman are found in a different place of worship. Behind the principle sanctum, Dakshinamurti is found. Varahi symbol is excessively found in this temple. There is a temple for Kaththayee, who is discovered holding a tyke.

Legend and Stories

According to the legend, the goddess Parvathi energetically shut the eyes of Lord Shiva, and because of Shiva's revile she came rational. She needed to recover her status as spouse of Shiva and thus needed to do atonement at Thirumullaivoyal (Veeramapuri). As a huge number of devotees assembled to get darshan of the goddess, there was an immense dust that covered the whole city of Veeramapuri. Veeramapuri's top dog Surapoaman sent his sibling alongside six warriors to head out the goddess. In any case, he stalled out with Pachaiamman's magnificence and informed his sibling regarding the same. Surapoaman was inspired with the excellence of Pachaiamman and proposed for marriage. This incensed the goddess. She appeared as Kali and mounted on a thundering lion. She was joined by Sapta Rishis (holy people) who appeared as warriors. Every one of them murdered Surapadman and his warriors.

How To Reach Thirumullaivoyal

The nearest airport is Chennai Airport. Annanur Railway Station, Thirumullaivoyal Railway Stations are the very nearby railway station to Thirumullaivoyal. The Metropolitan Transport Corporation runs a mixed fleet of regular and deluxe buses through Thirumullaivoyal.

Temple Address

Pachiamman Temple,
Pachiamman Nagar,
Thirumullaivoyal, Chennai,
Tamil Nadu, India,
Pin Code – 600062.


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

  • To pray for peace of mind
  • health
  • wealth
  • happiness
  • For children
  • For matrimonial purposes

Sarva Mangala Maangalye Sive Sarvaardha Saadhike, Saranye Tryambake Gauri Naarayani Namosthuthe

Meaning -We offer you our salutations, Oh auspicious Naraayani, who is the good of all good, who can achieve everything and can offer refuge, Oh three-eyed Gowri.

Saranaangatha Dheenaartha Parithraana Paraayane Sarvasyaarthi Hare Devi Naaraayani Namosthuthe

Meaning -We offer salutations to you, Oh Narayani, who has the infinite power of creating, preserving and destroying. You are the basis and epitome of the 3 gunas.

Sarvaroope Sarvese Sarvasakthi Samanvithe, Bhayebhyastrahi No Devi Durge Devi Namosthuthe

Meaning -I offer my salutations to you mother Durga, who is present in all beings and has all power, save us from all our wrongdoings O mother of the universe.

Yaa Devi Sarva Bhooteshu Shakthi Roopena Samsthita Namastasyai Namastasyai Namastasyai Namo Namaha

Meaning -Salutations to the Goddess who resides as Shakti in all beings.


The temple is open from 6AM to 9PM.

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