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Hrudayaliswarar Temple

Hrudayaliswarar Temple is an ancient shrine situated in Tiruninravur village in Chennai. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, also known as Hrudayaliswarar and Manavaleswarar. This ancient shrine was built by the then ruler of Kanchi, Rajasimhan (Kadavarkon Pallavan). The sanctum sanctorum with three prakarams is built in the gajaprashta (elephant-back) style. Poosalar, a devotee of Lord Shiva, is seen in a standing posture with folded hands. A sub shrine of Goddess Maragathambigai is also seen in the temple. The temple also has a good collection of utsava images, stone image of King Rajasimhan, and stone carvings of sages Vyakrapada and Patanjali. The annual Brahmatosav festival is celebrated with gaiety and fanfare.

Tiruninravur Railway Station is the nearest railway station. Chennai International Airport is the nearest airport.

Updated on 20th September, 2005
District: Chennai
Location: Tiruninravur


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