August 19, 2009

The best place to meditate - Thamaraipakkam Shiva Linga temple

Site Name: Shiva Temple
Site Type: Hindu Temple and Meditation Center
Location:  Thamaraipakkam, 45 kms from Chennai city, Tamil Nadu state, India
An ideal place in Chennai for meditation
Nearest Railway Station: Tirupati

Nearest Airport: Chennai, 45 kms away from this site,  is the major airport nearby
How to reach: Easily reachable by road from Chennai; public transport is not dependable though
Hotel: Many star hotels, luxury hotels/resorts, and budget hotels are available in Chennai
Restaurants: All options - vegetarian, non-vegetarian, Chinese, South Indian, Gujarati, North Indian, Punjabi,....- you can find everything in Chennai city

Thamaraipakkam Shiva Linga temple is perhaps the best place to meditate in Chennai.

Thamaraipakkam is a small village located at a distance of around 45 kms from Chennai. You can reach this place via Periyapalayam route from Chennai. This place has a Shiva Linga temple which is very calm and serene. This temple is built for Chinmaya mission and it is arguably the best place in Chennai for meditation. The entire temple structure is in Shiv linga shape and hence the temple is called as Linga temple.

The temple has a small shrine for Lord Shiva and a big meditation hall. You need to climb up the stairs to reach the shirne. The moment you reach up to the shrine you would enjoy the breeze as the temple is located in a green and shady atmosphere.

An ideal place to spend time with calm and to avoid noise pollution and traffic congestion of Chennai. Do visit this place and enjoy.

Happy travelling.

Click here to access Thamaraipakkam map.


  1. Hi Can u plz provide me the phone of thamaraipakkan temple or you know the timing of the temple??

  2. Temple timings : 06:30 ~ 12:00 & 16:00 ~ 20:00.