Dhenupureeswarar Temple, Chennai

Dhenupureeswarar Temple - A Quick Overview


Address: Madambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600126, India

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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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Dhenupureeswarar Temple, Chennai Reviews

  • Very old and beautiful temple maintained by spiritually advanced people. It's near madambakkam lake. The temple is historical and has a very interesting story associated with it.

  • A 1000 year old temple in chennai. Well maintained. Ample parking space for two and four wheeler around temple is available.

  • Very nice and calm location. This is 1000 year old temple. Very powerful. Sunday is special day. Must visit along with family.

  • It is ancient temple and situated wherein calm environment. Appa & Amma looks extraordinary. Good choice to go there for obtain their blessings. திருசிற்றம்பலம்

  • Great and elegant old temple of lord shiva. Located in a calm and quiet village, away from the city, with good road connectivity. This place has lots of big trees. The temple looks very old and it feels good to be here. There is a big tank nearby the temple. Evening time is best to visit this temple with the family and friends. There is a temple for saibaba and 18 siddhas nearby.

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