The Ravishwarar temple is located in Northern Chennai and is an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.
This temple has 3 tier Raja Gopuram. This temple was built 500 years old.
The sun rays fall on the deity through the hole on Shiva linga as the Sun god performs the first puja to Lord Shiva.
On Sundays special poojas are performed to both Lord Shiva and Sun on Sundays, the first day of Dakshinayana and Uttarayana Punya kala Days and on Makara Sankranthi and Ratha Saptami.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfilment of Salvation, Wealth, Relief from diseases, New vehicle purchases.
6.30 am to 11.30 am
4.30 pm to 9.00 pm
7.30 am to 9.00 am – Morning Pooja
11.00 am to 12.00 pm – Noon
4.30 pm to 6.30 pm – Evening Pooja
8.30 pm to 9.00 pm – Night Pooja
Best Time to visit – September to February
How to reach the Temple
1 km from Vyasarpadi
6 kms from Chennai Egmore Railway Station
24 kms from Chennai Airport
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