9th July 2017.
After dharshan of Adhi Kesava Perumal and Aadhipureeswarar at Chintadri Pet, my next destination was to Sri Ranganathar Temple at Komaleeswaran Pet, (Pudupet). This Chinna Sadai Amman temple is before Sri Ranganathar temple on the banks of river Koovam. Had the dharshan of Sri Chinna Sadai Amman also.
Iraivi : Sri Chinna Sadai Amman with Renuka Parameswari.
Some of important features of this temple are...
This temple is facing east between residential flats, with stucco images of Simhas on both side of the entrance. The Rajagopuram is of 3 tiers..
The temple was constructed with sanctum and a Mandapam. The moolavar is small in sitting posture and head of Amman is at the base. In koshtam Vaishnavi, Bhramavathy and Vishnu Durgai.
In the prakaram Siva Nagar, Vishnu Nagar, Poo Nagam, Saptha Kanniamars Panel in which Kanni Amman is seated on a lion at the centre are on the north west corner and Urchavars are in the mandapam.
This Chinna Sadai Amman is one of the 5 Sadai Amman temples built around Egmore. This is one of the Raghu & Kethu Parikara Sthalam since above Amman’s head a two headed hood of Nagar is there. A Sri Chakkara Yanthiram is installed under the feet of Amman.
People worship Chinna Sadai Amman to get rid of Raghu Kethu dhosham, and ailements related to eye & skin, issues like child birth etc. The procedure adopted for getting the wishes fulfilled is, devotees used to roll coconut around the sanctum 21, 54, 108 times. Aadi month’s last Sunday annual festival is being celebrated.
( Some of the details Ref: The book on 'The Gods of Holy River koovam' by Priya Baskaran )
The temple will be kept opened between 06.00 hrs to 11.00 hrs and 17.00 hrs to 21.00 Hrs.
The Land line and mobile number are +91 44 2841 4880 and +91 9962824844.
HOW TO REACH:
The temple is about 2 KM from Chintadripet suburban railway station
The temple is on Langes Garden Road.
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