Arulmigu Marundeeswarar Temple, Chennai

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  • Address: Lalitha Nagar, Thiruvanmiyur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600041 , India
  • Timings: 06:00 am - 09:00 pm Details
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Religious Site, Temple, Family And Kids
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About Arulmigu Marundeeswarar Temple, Chennai

A Lord Shiva temple, the Marundeeswarar temple is a major draw of visitors owing to its cultural and religious significance, along with a beautiful location, adjacent to the Bay of Bengal. It’s being as one among the “275 Paadal Petra Sthalams” holds high importance relating to the 7th-8th century. In the 11th century the dynasty of the Chola rulers further expanded it, with very ruler-like attributes to the temple like a huge tank and seven-tiered gateway towers.

The temple has been a place of worship for people with various diseases. It is one of the famous Trinity Sea Shore temples of Thondai Mandalam, along with Kapaleeswarar Temple and the Thiruvottiyur Thyagarajaswamy Temple. 

How To reach Arulmigu Marundeeswarar Temple by Public Transport

  • Thiruvanmiyur Bus Station

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  • Shiva here taught Sage Agasthya the medicinal qualities of herbals and the medicines for various diseases, hence is also praised as Marundeeswarar – Marundhu in Tamil means medicine and Eeaswara God – God of Medicines

  • What a beautiful and peaceful temple !!! It is an architectural beauty inside chennai. Each and each every pillar tells a story.

  • Very Ancient Siva Temple. Very spacious Temple compound. There's a small pond inside the Temple. It s pleasantly located in main City

  • One of the great Shiva temple in chennai!!! Very peaceful environment next to starting point of ECR!!!

  • Peaceful place amongst the busiest area. I am fully attracted towards the Pooja that happens everyday after 8 pm which is very rare to see in Chennai. Lord Shiva is carried in pallak to palli arai in Parvathy amma sannathi. This happens everyday as a ritual. There is a positive and peaceful energy that comes up within you after attending that poojai.

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