Virupaksheewarar Temple Mylapore Chennai,Pooja Schedule & timings

05/04/2021 - 31/12/2022 (05:00 AM - 09:00 PM)
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Mylapore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India Free


Virupaksheewarar Temple is located at Mylapore in Chennai city of Tamilnadu State. Virupaksheewarar is an incarnation of Lord Shiva.
This is one of the seven Sapthasthana (Saptha meaning seven) temples for Shiva in Mylapore worshiped by the Saptha rishis – Adri (Theerthapaleeswarar Temple), Brigu (Malleeswarar Temple), Kutsa (Virupaksheeswarar Temple), Vashishta (Karaneeswarar Temple), Gautama (Valeeswarar Temple), Kasyapa (Kapaleeswarar Temple) and Angirasa (Velleeswarar Temple). 

This temple has 5 tiered Rajagopuram. This temple was built in 17th Century.

This temple has a beautiful tank which serves as a rain water harvesting place for the neighbourhood. The belief is that a dip on this will cure the diseases.

This temple has 3 tier Rajagopuram

Best Time to visit – September to February

Temple Timings :

Monday to Friday

5.00 am to 12.00 pm

4.00 pm to 9.00 pm

How to reach the Temple

1 km from Mylapore Bus Stop

7 kms from Chennai Egmore Railway Station

15 kms from Chennai Airport

Near by Temples :

Mylapore Sri Karaneeswarar Temple – 600 mts

Tiruvallikeni Sri Tiruvetteeswarar Temple – 4 kms

Egmore Sri Arthanareeswarar Temple – 7 kms

West Mambalam Sri Kasi Viswanathar Temple – 6 kms

Purasawalkam Gangadeeswarar Temple – 8 kms

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