Mylapore Temples – Kapaleeshwarar, Valeeswarar, Saibaba

Mylapore Temples- Kapaleeshwarar Temple, Valeeswarar Temple, Saibaba Temple | Temple Timings

Mylapore Temples

We are known about Mylapore is a cultural hub and we have seen the highlights of Mylapore in the last article. Not only in culture, Mylapore is also renowned for heritage too by having its temple and Mylapore holds UNESCO world heritage tag. Mylapore has saivam and vainavam temples and other religions temples. Here are the lists of famous temples in Chennai

Kapaleeshwarar temple

Kapaleeshwarar temple is the traditional heritage familiar temple in R.K mutt road Chennai, Mylapore. Lord Shiva is the main deity in this temple as kapaleeshwarar with his consort Parvathi as goddess karpagambal who is adored lord Shiva by having peacock structure that’s why this place named as Mylapore (mayil arparikum oor).

As mentioned in puranams, kapaleeshwarar temple history is Lord Shiva cut off one of his head (kapalam) to demolish his ego, then lord Brahma established Shiva lingam in Mylapore is called kapaleeshwarar temple.

Temple opening timings : All days of the week except Monday

  • 5:30 AM – 12:00 PM
  • 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

Valeeswarar temple

Valeeswarar temple is located in G.N Chetty Road, Mylapore, and Chennai. The highlight of Valeeswarar temple is the rays of sun fall on the lord in (April-may) month. The main god is Lord Shiva as Valeeswarar and goddess Parvathi as periya nayaki ambal and they are facing west side.  To get away from the curse of the lord of Hanuman who worshipped Lord Shiva, Valeeswarar is of the gods.

Temple opening timings : 7.00 a.m. to 9.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m.

Adikesava Perumal temple

Adikesava Perumal temple is a Vishnu temple situated in Perumal street in Mylapore,Chennai.lord Vishnu is named as a Kesava Perumal and Lakshmi as mayuravalli thayar.this temple is constructed in the Dravidian style of architecture.the temple is believed as a birthplace of is believed that goddess Lakshmi is a girl child of sage bhrigu, then Adi Kesava has married mayuravalli thayar.

Temple openings timings : 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m

Navasakthi vinayagar temple

Navasakthi vinayagar temple is a dedicated temple of Lord Ganesha situated in luz corner, Mylapore,Chennai.the highlight of this temple is goddess  Lakshmi is presented along with Sri navasakthi vinayagar temple.

Temple opening timings : 7.30 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m

Kolavi Amman temple

Kolavizhi Amman temple in Mylapore is dedicated temple of goddess Sakthi as Bhadra Kali Amman and kolavi Amman.kolavi Amman temple is situated in GN Chetty road, is believing that kolavi Amman is 500 years old ancient temple.

Temple opening timings : 7.30 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. to 8 p.m

Veera Anjaneya Swamy temple

Veera Anjaneya temple Mylapore is located near Sanskrit college, mosque-mandavali street junction Mylapore,Chennai.this temple most familiar in that locality.this temple has good commutations,800 meters from the Mylapore bus stop and 1.3kms from Mylapore railway station.

Temple opening timings :  5:00 AM – 12:00 PM, 4:30 PM – 9:00 P.M

Sai Baba temple

Saibaba temple in Mylapore is a first started sai baba temple in Chennai.this temple is situated in Bheema Sena Garden Street,royapettah high road, Mylapore.this temple is famous for many states and countries, many devotees are visiting this temple daily.the founder of this temple Sri narashima Swamy and administered by all India sai baba samaj.this temple is designed  with marbles and walls of the arch are plated with gold.

Sai baba temple Mylapore annadanam is famous in this temple.they are providing morning, afternoon and evening free food for the devotees.

Temple opening timings : 5 a.m. to 9 p.m on Thursday, other days, 5 a.m  2 p.m then 5 p.m to 9 p.m

San Thome Basilica

Santhome church is roman catholic basilica in Mylapore was built in the 16th century of Portuguese.the highlight of Santhome basilica church is built over the tomb of an apostle of is the renowned church in Mylapore.

Temple opening timings : 6.a.m to 8.p.m

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