Saturday, September 18, 2010

Sri Kasi Viswanathar and Visalakshi amman Temple near Madley subway at T-nagar

View from the Madley subway end
This is a 300 year old temple recently renovated and is a very peaceful place

Photo at 6 AM Dawn when the temple was coming to life
The eastern Gopuram is taller .  As we enter through the  gopuram we see the Main sanidhi in front
The above complex has  the main sanctum of Vishwanathar as east facing and a sannidhi of visalakshi amman on the right which is south facing
Forgive the shakes
Behind his complex is the sanidhi for Vinayagar and a sannidhi for murugan in the south west corner . What you see below is the Bhairavar sannidhi in the south east corner

(View of the main gopuram from inside the temple)DSCN2069
A view of the dwajastambam and main sannidhi complexDSCN2071
The temple has its own goshala and you can see the cow and calf above
The temple has statues of the 63 saivaite saints, appar, sundarar, Thirugnanasambandar and manickyavasagar as well as multiple ganapathy vigrahas other than the ganapathy sannidhi . The main hall has various sculptures of Natarajar and Siva parvathy weddingDSCN2080
The southern gopuram through which we entered.
The temple is very popular and draws many devotees It is very neatly maintained