Dhenupureeswarar Temple, Chennai

Dhenupureeswarar Temple, Chennai - Address

Address: Madambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600126

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Time Required: 01:30 Hrs

Timings: 06:00 am - 08:30 pm Details

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About Dhenupureeswarar Temple, Chennai

This temple is also referred to as the Dhenupurisvara or the Thiripureeswarar, being dedicated to the lord Shiva; locally called as Dhenupureeswarar. This reference of Lord Shiva, in the region is derived from a belief that a cow here was given moksha to. The Shiva Lingham here is said to be Swayambhu or Self Manifested. Another striking feature of this temple is the old, brilliantly picturesque architecture. Built when the Cholas were reigning, this temple dates back to mostly the 10th century as per some religious statistics.

Dhenupureeswarar Temple Information

  • Visit on a Sunday evening by 4:30pm to experience the popular Sarabeswarar Rahu kala puja.

How To reach Dhenupureeswarar Temple by Public Transport

  • Madambakkam Koil Bus Stop Bus Station
  • Tea Shop Bus Station

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  • Super environment in village setting surrounded by paddy fields. Wonderful sculptures and we'll maintained temple. God and goddess appear live so realistic idols. Must visit when in Chennai

  • It's a very old temple, but a small one. Lot of deities in here. No rush & not so dirty. Priests are polite and not money orientated. Few cars can be parked outside. Beware of the cows, they don't give way.

  • One of the ancient historic Hindu temple..and the Uniqueness of this temple is Lord Shiva who resides here is Suyambu. It has special and unique feature that each pillar holds a statue of God.

  • One of the oldest temple. Swami and Ambal alankaaram in a best way. Come and have peace of mind

  • Old sivan temple. The dhenupureeswarar inscription in one of the pillars on left side of the entrance is the key. Lord in this pillar gets special abishekam and Pooja during Saturdays from around 3 pm to 6 pm. It will be crowded around the pillar by then. It's believed that if you sincerely visit 6 weeks, your wishes will be granted

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