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Dhandeeswaram Temple

Karunabigai Colony, Velachery, Chennai (Madras), India
+91 98409 29652
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Simple but highly spiritual and traditional shrine !!

The place has a well-maintained staff including the priests, Cleaners etc.who maintain the place... read more

Reviewed May 5, 2018
Prasad B
,
Bengaluru, India
Age old temple, well maintained and neat

I remember this temple from the 1980s. I was a young boy then, living in Velachery. This temple had... read more

Reviewed March 11, 2018
Raguram R
,
Chennai (Madras), India
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Karunabigai Colony, Velachery, Chennai (Madras), India
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+91 98409 29652
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

The place has a well-maintained staff including the priests, Cleaners etc.who maintain the place highly well.

Thank Prasad B
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

I remember this temple from the 1980s. I was a young boy then, living in Velachery. This temple had a good tank, full with water and had nothing around it. We did not visit it much then. Had the opportunity to visit it recently and...More

Thank Raguram R
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

good temple and neatly maintained. morning is little bit crowd. old age people will love the architecture.

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Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Nothing so special here... Its just like a normal temple in every residential area in the city.. Very less crowd and cleanliness was good.. Its only for the same area people..

Thank RAJKUMAR A
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

This temple is situated right on Dhandeeswaram road, and the presiding deity is Lord Shiva. The temple architecture is quite old, and it is not crowded on normal days. Peace and quiet are guaranteed. However, this temple also faces parking problems, as there is not...More

Thank 550anupb
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Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

One of the oldest and biggest temples in velachery and chennai. Has a sanctum sanctorum of lord shiva and ambal. It has idols of almost all the important Gods for whom poojas and pariharams are done. Has a very large praharam in which all deities...More

Thank dnsamy
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Reviewed 16 January 2016

Among many ancient temples in Chennai, this is in my top 10 list. What I love most about this temple is the Goddess Karunambika faces south and is visible from the outermost entrance to the temple like a mother welcoming her child(ren). The Shivalinga faces...More

Thank Kumar311
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Reviewed 12 November 2015

Located at the center of Velachery and this is very famous in this area. You will get chance to pray many Gods in this temple.

2  Thank srini_soma
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Reviewed 15 July 2015

this temple is unique as it is reputed for giving solutions for those facing problems with jobs and this temple also conducts sadhabishegam and shastiabdhapoorthi regularly. the presiding deity dhandeeswarar snatches the dhandam from yama dharman as he throws the paase kayiru (life snatching rope)...More

5  Thank kitcha6908
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Reviewed 18 April 2015

I was visited this temple with family twice. The Dhandeeswaram temple is dedicated to Sri Shiva as Dhandeeswarar and Divine Mother Shakti as Karunambika. It is big temple ,the temple is believed that built in 11th century . This antique temple is located on the...More

Thank NitinHM
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