Vadapalani Dandāyudhapani Temple, Chennai | Famous Temple in Chennai


Lord Murugan Temples are found mostly on the top of the Hills. But Vadapalani Murugan Koil is much-hallowed and regularly frequented Muruga sannidhi.

In the begining this Murugan Sannathi was in a thatched shed,with a Murugan Picture only,and now it became a famous Temple place of Worship.This temple was built about 125 years back.The money that public gave was put to building purpose.

Among the builders,the renowned Saiva Pravakta Kirupanantha Variyar Swamigal's name takes first place.

Here Varasiddhi Vinayaka,Chokkanathar,Mother Parvathi,Goddess Kali,Bhairavar,
Shanmuga with Valli & Devasena Sannathis are there.

The Moolavar in standing posture resembles the Palani Murugan.There are also Lord Dakshina Moorthy,Chandikeswar,Mahalakshmi in the inner prakaram.

The Rajagopuram adorned with several stucco images from the Skintha puranam.

The eastern tower rises to a height of 40.8 metres.In front of the temple is the temple tank.

Location of Vadapalani Murugan Temple


This temple is situated in the Andavar Koil Street,Vadapalani

Festivals in Vadapalani Murugan Temple


Kantha Sashti is celebrated here in the month of Ippasi.
In the month of Panguni,the Panguni Uttiram is celebrated.
Karthigai asterism every month.

Daily Poojas in Vadapalani Murugan Temple


Nadai-------------------- 05.00 AM

Palli Eluchi------------- 05.30 AM

Milk Abishegam ---------- 07.00 AM

Santana Abishegam ------- 11.00 AM

Uchi Kala Poojai -------- 12.00 noon.

Palli Arai Poojai ------- 09.00 PM

Office hours of Vadapalani Murugan Temple - 04.00 PM to 09.00 PM

Contact Number of Vadapalani Murugan Temple : 044-4836903/044-5301230


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