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Vadapalani Murugan Temple

Andavar Koli Street | Vadapalani, Chennai (Madras), India
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites
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- Sep 9, 2014
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Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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49 reviews 49 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Vadapalani Andavar Murugan Temple is located at Vadapalani. This is about 500 years old and number of religious discourses and marriages being conducted. Kanda Shasti and Thai poosam are being celebrated in a very grand manner every year. There are many Gods and Goddess in this temple viz. Varasiddhi Vinayaka,Chokkanathar (Lord Siva), Meenakshi Amman, Kali, Shanmuga with Valli and Devasena,... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

According to the sthalapurana, one Muruga devotee by name Annaswami Nayakar with his limited means built a small thatched hut and kept a Murugan painting for his personal worship primarily. During his meditation and worship, he used to experience some divine power entering his body and inspiring him to utter some mysterious things—whatever he said in his trance was found... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

Just walk in to the temple to feel the vibration. Amazed with number of marrage tookplace here. This temple is strategically located and must visit.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

The temple architecture is spectacular. It's one of the largest and most popular hindhu temples in Chennai. It's usually crowded during festival and also on auspicious days. There is also place to meditate, the place is calm and relaxing.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

The temple is generally crowded, even on a weekday! but there is something special about the temple. If you are looking for a calm place to medidate, probably visit during mid day.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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99 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Very famous temple in Vadapalani , Absolutely blissful temple , one should sit in silence to feel the positive vibrations over there,the temple is big with huge tank, Very easily accessible by city bus from all parts of Chennai. Must visit for all age groups . Loving you so much ... Thanks a lot for everything ... வெற்றி வேல் முருகனுக்கு... More

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Chennai (Madras), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Its a very big temple aged more than 100 years, built for Lord Muruga. The rajagopuram at the entrance itself is amazing and every bit of a masterpiece. Feel the presence and power of Murugan as soon as you enter the temple. Very well maintained temple with a big hall for conducting marriages. Visit this temple atleast once and get... More

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

It was from the hotel i stayed that i knew about this place. Very calm and soothing atmosphere. Felt likei was rediscovering me.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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98 attraction reviews
171 helpful votes 171 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

I have visited this temple numerous times due to religious reasons.This is a famous temple for god muruga and I have been here since the time I was a little boy. Of course there were Elephants and peacocks then, now they are not there. It's strange when I have to rate a place of worship, this is not a tourist... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

One of the oldest temples in Chennai. And one of the best too. Clean and well maintained. Beware of the crazy traffic in Vadapalani though. Finding a parking space might be a task.

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