9th July 2017.
After Dharshan of Sri Chinna Sadai Amman, had been to this temple which is about 200 meters distance and situated on the banks of Holy River Koovam. It was told that the temple is about 500 years old.
Moolavar : Sri Ranganatha Perumal
Thayar : Sri Ranganayaki.
Some of the important features of this temple are.....
The temple is facing east with a 5 tier Rajagopuram on the north. The sanctum sanctorum consists of sanctum and a muka mandapam. The muka mandapama seems to be of Vijayanagara period.
In the prakaram sannadhi for Venkatachalapathy, Thumbikai Alwar, Anjaneyar, Chakkarathalwar, Yoga Narasimhar, Andal, Alwars and Thayar Sri Ranganayaki ( also facing east ).
In sanctum Sri Ranaganathar is reclining on Adhishesha with 4 hands holding conch and Chakara in the upper hands and lower hands with apaya and vara hastham. Mahalakshmi is in his chest and Sridevi and Bhoodevi are near his feet. The Sorga vassal is near Ranganathar’s feet. The care taker Lady told that at Srirangam Ranganathar is facing upwards and here he is facing the devotees, head in tilted position
This temple is considered as Sukra staham and devotees worship Ranganathar on Fridays ( Sukra horai 06.00 hrs to 07.00 hrs) and also to get rid of eye related ailments. Brahmotsavam is celebrated during the Tamil month Panguni.
( Some of the details Ref: The book on 'The Gods of Holy River koovam' by Priya Baskaran )
The temple will be kept opened between 06.30 Hrs to 10.30 Hrs and 18.00 Hrs to 21.00 hrs.
The mobile number 9840640666 may be contacted for further details.
HOW TO REACH:
Just walkable distance from Pudupet ( old automobiles shops) bus stop.
Town buses are available from Various parts of the city and the bus stop is Pudupet.
Chintadripet suburban railway station is about 1.5 KM.
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