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Sunday 24th of October 2021

Madhya Kailash Temple – Venkata Ananda Vinayagar


Madhya Kailash Temple

Main deity

Venkata Ananda Vinayakar

Consort

Theertham

Thala Virutcham

Other names of the temple

Ananda Vinayagar Temple

Form and Characteristics of the Deity

The principal deity of this temple is Ananda Vinayakar, his shrine faces east.

Sub Deities

Adhyantha Prabhu, Anjaneya, Surya, Lord Shiva, Navagrahas, Brahma, Mahavishnu, Durga, Mother Parvathi, Muruga and Swarna Bhairava.

Uniqueness of the Ananda Vinayagar Temple

  • The Adhyantha Prabhu vigraha in this temple is exceptionally carved. The right half of the idol is that of Lord Ganesha and the left is that of Lord Hanuman.
  • There are 8 bells that are installed in this temple. Each representing the 7 swaras of music’ Sa, Ri, Ga, Ma, Pa, Da, Ni, Sa’. The eight one is Om, as it is the first sound.
  • On the Vinayaka chaturthi day, the rays of the Sun fall directly on the main deity, Lord Ananda Vinayaka. This is considered auspicious by the devotees.
  • It is mentioned by few devotees that at this Madhya Kailash temple, camphor can be lite by the devotees themselves.

Significance

Devotees pray here to fulfil their wishes; especially educational woes are solved by praying at this temple. People pray here to be relieved of the Navagraha Dosham.

Offerings

As there are two devas, Lord Hanuman and Lord Vinayaka in the Adhyantha prabhu vigraha, Nine Tulsi leaves and 9 Erukkam flowers are mixed and offered to the joint form of Lord Ganesha and Lord Hanuman. An arathi is mandatory after this offering.

Madhya Kailash Temple Festivals

The festivals celebrated in this temple are Vinayaka Chathurthi and Hanuman Jayanthi in the month of Dhanur.

Madhya Kailash Temple Timings

The Madhya Kailash temple is open between 06:00 am and 08:30 pm.

Madhya Kailash Venkata Ananda Vinayagar Temple Address

Madhya Kailash Temple,
Sardar Patel Rd, Sriram Nagar,
Taramani, Chennai,
Tamil Nadu – 600113.


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