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Thiruveteeswarar Temple

Thiruveteeswarar Temple is located at Triplicane in Chennai District. The presiding deity of the temple is the Swayambu (self manifest) Lingam. The lingam is also known as Parthapirasuralingam. There are separate worship places for Goddess Senbagambigai, Vinayaka and Guru Dakshinamoorthy. The lord Thiruveteeswarar faces east and the goddess, south. Legend is that this is the place where Devi Lakshmi prayed to Lord Shiva to be able to marry Lord Vishnu. The Sthala Vriksham (sacred tree) is Senbaga tree and the Teertham is Senbagaodai. Pradhosham and Shivratri are auspicious days for the temple. The temple is well-connected by buses from all parts of Chennai.

Updated on 21st April, 2015
District: Chennai
Location: Chennai    


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