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Aarupadai Veedu Temple

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Address: Besant Nagar | Chennai, Chennai (Madras) 600090, India

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Aarupadai Veedu Temple

Aarupadai Veedu Temple is located in Besant Nagar . It is well known famous for Lord Murugar. One of the Famous and Ancient temple in Chennai. Very Peaceful temple. Easily... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Kishore P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Aarupadai Veedu Temple is located in Besant Nagar . It is well known famous for Lord Murugar. One of the Famous and Ancient temple in Chennai. Very Peaceful temple. Easily accessible by public and private transport.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

The first striking thing about this temple is the serenity; right on the edge of the beach in Tiruvanmiyur, the constant sound of the waves adds further magic to the divine experience; The obvious advantage of this temple is that you will have the equivalent experience of having visited each of the six Lord Murugan shrines in Tamilnadu; Aside of... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

All the six temples for Lord Muruga are built at one place on the sea shore , nice calm and peaceful , ample parking available .

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2016

A beautiful complex having all muruga perumals in one complex. It is just beautiful and the prohits in the complex are very helpful, It is a very comfortable temple and we can come out of the temple feeling that we have visited the main temple

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Hyderabad, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 November 2016

this is a lord murugan temple.six avatars of lord murugan we can see here.this is on the besant nagar beach.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

In the year 1984, the sage Kanchi Paramacharya was camping at Gulbarga in Karnataka State, when Dr. Alagappa Alagappan, an Ex-UN Official went to have his darshan. He mentioned to the Acharya regarding having a single temple complex for all the six Padai Veedu temples of Lord Muruga at one place and that too in granite. The sage readily agreed... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Located at Besant Nagar,Aarupadai Veedu temple attracts a lot of people from across the globe.While lord Murugan is the famed lord in tamil nadu but you rarely find all the six avatars of Lord Murugan under one roof.This rare form can be found at Aarupadai Veedu temple.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

This is one of the superb temples in Chennai and a must visit. Located deep inside Besant Nagar in a calm area, ( came to know too late about this) the temple has 6 idols which is presented in the form as like the way Lord Muruga is worshipped in his 6 Abodes (Tiruchendur, PazhamudhirCholai, Tiruparunkundram, Pazhani, Swami Malai &... More 

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Thane, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016

This temple has made murugan bhakthas to have darshan of all the six holy destinations of Lord Muruga in one place. But the surroundings need care.Neither the cleanliness nor hygene is maintained near the temple.But as the Lord smiles you forget all these aspects and start reciting the vetri vel muruganukku arohara gosham.The temple is a reasonably good place to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2016

In Hindu convention, there is a belief that Lord Murugan, Son of Lord Shiva has six avatars and six places have been chosen by Him like Thirutani, Palani, Pazhamudir Solai near Madurai, Thiruchendur - all places within Tamilnadu, India. For busy people and for those who cannot afford to travel to all the six places to have a Darshan of... More 

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