Friday, 16 December 2011

Ayyappan Temple at Chennai (Annanagar)

The Ayyappa temple, located in the 2nd Avenue, Anna Nagar, Chennai is the most popular Ayyappa temple in Chennai. The temple is visited by a large number of devotees.

The main deity of the temple is Lord Ayyappa (incarnation of Lord Sastha, son of Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu). There are also shrines for other Gods and Goddesses such as Ganesha, Subramanya, Durga, Hanuman, Navagrahas, and Nagaraja.

This 25 year old temple, which was built in Kerala architecture style can be easily reached either by public transport or by auto rickshaw/taxi, as the temple is located in a prime location of Chennai. The distance is around 15 km from Chennai Railway Station.


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