Meenjur and Melur temples  

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  1. Varadaraja Perumal Temple:

    The temple is in Meenjur.

    Main Deity is Varadaraja perumal and Perundevi Thayar.

    Importance: The temple is 5000 years old and well maintained.

  2. Ekambareswarar Siva temple.

    The temple is in Meenjur.

    Main Deity: Ekambareswarar and His consort Kamakshi Amman.

  3. Siva Temple:

    The temple is in Melur, which is about 35 kms from Chennai.

    Main Deity: Swayambu Linga known as Thirumanageeswarar and Thirupara Sundari amman. Sthala Vruksham is Konnai.

    Importance: There are three Temples relating to Ichha, Kriya and Gyana Sakthi. Visiting the three temples on same day is considered good. This is the first temple to worship in the morning time.

    The Goddess of, three temples together, has known as Pournami Nayakiyar. The Goddess Thripura sundari amman represents Icha sakthi.

    Purana says a cow use to pour milk daily even before feeding its calf. One day the villagers wanted to find out what it was and they found a snake pit in the form of linga and heard akashavani to construct a temple.

    Once Parvathi closed the eyes of Siva for a second and the whole world became stand still, for which as a punishment she was to take birth on the earth three times, and after meditating she will join Lord Siva. Here is the place she took the form as ichha sakthi roopam

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