Mundaka Kanni Amman Temple is located at Mylapore in Chennai City in the state of Tamilnadu.
Here Goddess Mariamman is Swayambhu, appears with twin arms and donned with serpent crown.
This temple has a 3 tier Rajagopuram.This temple is believed to be 1300 years old.
It is also know to relieve Naaga Dosham, as the temple is the residing place of snake anthill along with banyan tree behind the sanctum sanctorum of Amman, and it is believed to that nagam(Snake) still worships Amman everyday.
Those afflicted with chickenpox, by praying to her gets relief is the stern belief. The theertham given in this temple is known as remedy for Chicken pox.
By lighting 23 lamps, people pray to her to attain rank in studies.When their prayers are fulfilled, the devotees perform abhishekam to ambal and do Angapradakshinam.
Best time to Visit – September to February.
Temple Timings :
5.00 am to 12.00 pm
4.00 pm to 9.00 pm
Pooja Schedule :
6.00 am – Kaalasandhi Pooja
12.00 pm – Uchikaala Abisegam
6.00 pm – Sayarachai Pooja
9.00 pm – Ardhajama Pooja
Festivals in these temples are celebrated in every month.
How to reach the Temple :
9 kms from Chennai Central
6 kms from Egmore Railway Station.
Nearby Temples :
Saidapet, Sri Karaneeswarar Temple – 6 kms
Chennai, Sri Parthasarathy Swamy Temple – 4 kms
Chennai, Sri Kapaleeswarar Temple – 4 kms
Chennai, Sri Prasanna Venkata Narasimhar Temple
Thiruvamiyur, Sri Marundeeswarar Temple – 7 kms.