Devadhana Perumal and Andarkuppam temple , Ponneri, Chennai.  

Posted by Shamala Krishnan

  1. Ranganadhar temple which is 1000 years old.

    The Devadhana perumal temple is 4 kms from Anupampattu. One can reach Anupampattu which is to outskirts of Chennai via gummidipundi.

    Main Deity : Ranganadhar in lying posture above Adiseshan, with Sridevi, and Bhoodevi. Ranganayaki thayar is seen in different sanctum. Thumbar maharishi and Anjeyaneyar are there. The main deity is of salagramha stone. Sthala vruksham is Baniyan tree.

  2. Andar kuppam: Siva temple.

    The temple is, located at 5 kms south of Ponneri.

    Main Deity is Swayambu linga known as Viswanadhar and his consort known as Visalakshi amman.

    Importance: Subramanya swamy asked the meaning of pranava which Brahma was not able to answer. We see a small stone outside the sanctum in front of subramanya swamy temple which is considered as Brahma. We can see the carving of the story in one of the pillars here in the temple.

    Arunagirinadhar sang Thirupugazh on Murugan of this place.

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