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Odaimanagar Beach Rd | Besant Nagar, Chennai (Madras) 600090, India
Besant Nagar
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This temple is in Basanth Nagat Chennai. Situated in Basanth nagar beach. The eight forms of lekshmi namely santhanalekshmy, vijayalekshmy, vidhyalekshmy, gajalekshmy, dhanalekshmy, adilekshmy, dhanyalekshmy, dairyalekshmy are in this temple. This is unique and must see for Hindus devotees.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank manojkumarc268
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The temple is located very close to the beach hardly a min walk. Except festivals, the temple doesn't get huge crowd during afternoons and evenings so can be visited easily. Few good veg restaurants also available nearby. You can conduct any function or pooja with...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ekta s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Ashtalaxmi Temple is one of the few temples dedicated to the eight forms of Goddess Laxmi. We had been here in the evening and had good darshan. The temple is located close to the sea and one can have a good view of the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This temple is on the beach... in fact one of the Lakshmi is facing the sea and good breeze. Santhana Lakshmi, thairiya Lakshmi, Gajan Lakshmi, DhanaLakshmi, Dhanya Lakshmi, Vidhya Lakshmi are some of the eight Lakshmi idols here. But one has climb up and down...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 19 November 2018 via mobile

The temple is quite holy and you will be able to see different types of goddess lakshmi and it is very silebt!

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 2 November 2018

Full on riot of colour and sometimes active with ceremonies, this beachside temple is worth visit and makes for great photos

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 20 October 2018

It's a nice temple but one has to climb thru very narrow staircase...too congested..different avatars of Lakshmi goddess

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Priyanka S
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

The temple with Rich history is serene and filled with divine vibration. The temple hosts shrine for 8 forms of Lakshmi. The special entry ticket of RS.20/- will help to bear the Que only for short distance after which both lines merge. Elders should note...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 29 September 2018

Very popular temple for chennai tourists. Located by the beach. Its a must visit for Hindu devotees who come to beach area.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank nageswararao g
Reviewed 17 September 2018

It is situated close to Besant Nagar beach. Temple is unique in itself. Eight form of Goddess is there where you have to move in the complex from one Goddess to another. Very good and powerful Deity. Must Visit place. After visiting temple, one can...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Besant Nagar
Named after the noted lady theosophist Annie Besant,
Besant Nagar is one of the
most preferred areas to
reside in Chennai due to the presence of the beach.
extremely calm and serene area with its colonial
hangover is studded with sea-
facing homes owned by
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12 April 2018|
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Response from balasubramanian16847 | Reviewed this property |
No specific dress code. Western dress code with decent attire allowed.
1 July 2017|
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Response from jiyer2016 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, marriages are allowed at this temple. However, it's a popular place so early booking is recommended.