- May 9, 2021
🛕 Pidari Mangaliyamman Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Goddess Sakthi located at Anna Nagar, well-known locality of Chennai City in Tamil Nadu. This Temple is situated on 3rd main road near Nalli Silks.
🛕 The Temple is believed to be 300 years old. It is believed that the presiding diety, Pidari Mangaliyamman was the village deity protecting the ancient Naduvakarai Village, presently called as Anna Nagar. Shrines of Siddhi Vinayaga was added in 1974 and Shrines of Maha Lingeshwarar, Kamakshi Amman, Subramanya Swamy, Baktha Anjaneya, Navagrahas were added in1991. Five tiered Rajagopuram was built in 2003. Initially this temple contained only Goddess Adi Pidari Mangaliyamman, later a sprawling temple was constructed in the year 1990 and the Kumbabishekam performed in 1992.
🛕 Though the Temple belongs to Pidari Mangaliyamman. Currently the presiding deity is Mahalingeswarar with his consort Goddess Kamakshi. There are shrines for Ganesha, Lord Murugan with consorts Valli & Deivanai, Pidari Mangaliyamman, Adi Pidari Mangaliyamman, Baktha Anjaneya and Navagrahas.
🛕 The Temple remains open from 06:00 A.M to 11:00 A.M and 05:00 P.M to 08:30 P.M. On Tuesdays, the Temple remains open from 06:00 A.M to 11:00 A.M and 03:00 P.M to 08:30 P.M. On Fridays, the Temple remains open from 06:00 A.M to 12:00 Noon and 05:00 P.M to 08:30 P.M.
Kalasanthi Pooja (07.00 AM)
Sayaratchai Pooja (06.00 PM)
🛕 Aadi Fridays, Vinayagar Chathurthi, Puratasi Navarathri, Masi Mahasivarathri, Tamil New Year and Kandha Sasti are the festivals celebrated here.
🛕 This Temple is situated on 3rd main road near Nalli Silks. The Temple is located at about 250 meters from Anna Nagar Roundtana Bus Stop, 650 meters from Anna Nagar East Metro Station, 850 meters from Anna Nagar Tower Metro Station, 2 Kms from Thirumangalam Metro Station, 2 Kms from Thirumangalam Junction Bus Stop, 4 Kms from Koyambedu Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus, 7 Kms from Egmore Railway Station, 8 Kms from Chennai Central Railway Station and 18 Kms from Chennai Airport. The Temple can be easily reached easily either by public transport or by auto rickshaw/taxi, as the temple is located in a prime location of Chennai.
Pidari Mangaliyamman Temple,
Anna Nagar, Chennai – 600 040,
Phone: +91 44 2620 4560,
Mobile: +91 98940 74360.