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Dhandeeswaram Temple

Karunabigai Colony, Velachery, Chennai (Madras), India
+91 98409 29652
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Good temple

It's a good small temple. It's near to velachery vijaya nagar busstand Easily accessible by many... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2017
Chennai (Madras), India
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Just a small average temple

Nothing so special here... Its just like a normal temple in every residential area in the city... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2016
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Karunabigai Colony, Velachery, Chennai (Madras), India
+91 98409 29652
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Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

It's a good small temple. It's near to velachery vijaya nagar busstand Easily accessible by many buses

Thank Divakarhhh
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

Nothing so special here... Its just like a normal temple in every residential area in the city.. Very less crowd and cleanliness was good.. Its only for the same area people..

Reviewed 1 August 2016

This temple is situated right on Dhandeeswaram road, and the presiding deity is Lord Shiva. The temple architecture is quite old, and it is not crowded on normal days. Peace and quiet are guaranteed. However, this temple also faces parking problems, as there is not...More

Thank Anup B
Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

One of the oldest and biggest temples in velachery and chennai. Has a sanctum sanctorum of lord shiva and ambal. It has idols of almost all the important Gods for whom poojas and pariharams are done. Has a very large praharam in which all deities...More

Thank dnsamy
Reviewed 16 January 2016

Among many ancient temples in Chennai, this is in my top 10 list. What I love most about this temple is the Goddess Karunambika faces south and is visible from the outermost entrance to the temple like a mother welcoming her child(ren). The Shivalinga faces...More

Thank Kumar311
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Located at the center of Velachery and this is very famous in this area. You will get chance to pray many Gods in this temple.

1  Thank srini_soma
Reviewed 15 July 2015

this temple is unique as it is reputed for giving solutions for those facing problems with jobs and this temple also conducts sadhabishegam and shastiabdhapoorthi regularly. the presiding deity dhandeeswarar snatches the dhandam from yama dharman as he throws the paase kayiru (life snatching rope)...More

5  Thank kitcha6908
Reviewed 18 April 2015

I was visited this temple with family twice. The Dhandeeswaram temple is dedicated to Sri Shiva as Dhandeeswarar and Divine Mother Shakti as Karunambika. It is big temple ,the temple is believed that built in 11th century . This antique temple is located on the...More

Thank NitinHM
Reviewed 14 March 2015

Recently visited this place with family members.The temple holds a great history of lord shiva.The temple is quite big and it is very accessible from velachery.We have so many lords here and we can find a big pond here.Best time to hit is around evening.

Thank rea2der
Reviewed 18 May 2014

The Shiva temple at Dhandeeswararm (is a part of Velachery), Chennai, is a 10th to 12th century old. There are lot of Tamil inscriptions found around Karuvarai wall. Since the temple is about 2 KM from my residence I used to go on Sundays and...More

2  Thank jitheeshn
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