Minjur, close to Chennai, was known as Mauncharanyam (in Samskrit, Mauncha is a type of grass and Aranyam is forest) as this variety of grass once grew here in abundance.
20 Jun 2018
Melur, a small village in Thiruvallur District, is well-known to devotees of Siva and Parvati as it is home to the Thirumanangishwarar temple.
13 Jun 2018
Thiruninravur has two famous temples, one for Hridayalishwarar (Siva) and another for Bhaktavatsala Perumal (Vishnu).
06 Jun 2018
Thiruninravur in Thiruvallur District is home to the Hridayalishwarar temple, dedicated to Siva.
30 May 2018
Vada Madurai, a small village near Periyapalayam, has a history going back to at least the Chola times.
23 May 2018
Vadamadurai, a village near Periyapalayam in Thiruvallur District, about 40 km from Chennai, has an antiquity going back to at least the Chola times. There are two small temples here. One is for Vishn
15 May 2018
The Adikesava Perumal temple, located on Govindan Street in West Mambalam is one of the many temples in and around Chennai which are associated with the Srivaishnava preceptors (Acharyas).
09 May 2018
The historic area of Nandambakkam, a suburb of Chennai, is home to the Kodandarama Svami temple, which dates back to the Vijayanagara era.
02 May 2018
Adambakkam, situated close to Alandur, is an ancient place as testified to by the presence of an old temple for Siva, worshipped as Nandishwarar.
17 Apr 2018
Vellalar Street, a narrow road in Purasavakkam, one of the oldest areas of Chennai, is home to a small temple dedicated to Srinivasa Perumal (Vishnu). T
10 Apr 2018
Perambakkam, an ancient place close to Thiruvallur, is home to the Vaikuntha Perumal temple and also to the Siva temple dedicated to Cholishwarar.
03 Apr 2018
Perambakkam, a small and ancient village situated enroute from Sriperumbudur to Thiruvallur, has two temples, one for Siva dedicated to Cholishwara and another for Vishnu.
28 Mar 2018
The ancient names of this deity, as given in the inscriptions are Bhutishvarat-Azhvar, Aludaiyar Thirupudishvaram Udaiyar, Udaiyar Thiruppudishvaram-Udaiya Nayanar and others.
21 Mar 2018
The Bharadvajeshwarar temple, popularly known as the Puliyur Sivan Kovil, is one of the many ancient shrines in Kodambakkam.
14 Mar 2018
Among the numerous villages that dot either side of the banks of River Palar (known in Sanskrit as Ksheera Nadi) is one known as Palapur which is home to a temple for Vishnu worshipped as Keerthi Nara
08 Mar 2018