June 12, 2010

Pachaivanna Perumal Temple, Kanchipuram

Pachaivanna Perumal temple is located opposite to Palvanna Perumal temple in Kalander street near bus stand in Kanchipuram city, South India. The highlight of these temples is that both these temples together are considered as a single Divya Desam (one of 108 holy adobes of Lord Vishnu).

The presiding deity of the temple is Lord Vishnu named as Pachaivanna Perumal. The sage Bhrigu Maharishi prayed to God and got Lakshmi as his daughter. He got his daughter married to Lord Vishnu in this temple. The Lord appears in the standing posture in this temple. There are shrines for the goddess Maragadambal, Andal, Garuda, Hanuman and Prasanna Varadarajar. This temple is too small but very ancient.

Happy travelling.

Site Name: Pachaivanna Perumal Temple
1) One of the 108 Divya Desam temples
2) God got married to Lakshmi in this site

Location: Kanchipuram, 75 kms from Chennai, Tamil Nadu state, India
Nearest Railway Station: Kanchipuram
Nearest Airport: Chennai (around 75 kms)
How to reach: Easily reachable by road and train
Hotel: A lot of luxury hotels and budget hotels are available
Restaurants: There are a lot of good restaurants in the city

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