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Arulmigu Kapaleeswarar Temple - Mylapore,Chennai

One of the holy shrines in Tamil Nadu is Arulmigu Kapaleeswarar Temple in Mylapore, in Chennai City. It is a Siva Temple, and the Lord’s name is ARULMIGU KAPALEESWARAR. Goddess’s name is ARULMIGU KARPAGAMBAL.It is a beautiful temple with a Stately Spire or ‘Gopuram’ as it is called.

There is a big tank on its West. The temple and the tank are surrounded by Broad streets on the four sides. The view of the temple and the tank is picturesque. Mylapore is on the sea coast and the shore is away by half a mile of a thickly populated residential area. There is a big tank on its West. The temple and the tank are surrounded by Broad streets on the four sides. The view of the temple and the tank is picturesque. Mylapore is on the sea coast and the shore is away by half a mile of the thickly populated residential area.

  • Moolavar : Kapaleeswarar
  • Amman / Thayar : Karpakambica
  • Thala Virutcham : Punnai tree
  • Theertham :
    Kapali, Kadavul, Veda, Vali, Ganga, Velli
    and Rama theerthams.
  • Agama / Pooja: Kameekam
  • Old year: 1000-2000 years old
  • Historical Name: Kapaleecharam.
  • Location: Mylapore, Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

Festival:

In March-April, 10-day Panguni Peruvizha including celebrations for 63 Saivite saints attracting a large crowd of devotees.
The temple devotee crowd is normally massive on days of New Moon and Full Moon, and days of Pradosha. Every month several festivals linked to Shiva are observed at the temple.

Rengha Holidays

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