June 19, 2011

Luz Anjaneyar Temple - Chennai, India

Mylapore, the locality famous for Kapaleeswarar temple and other ancient temples, in Chennai city of South India, has a temple dedicated to Lord Hanuman. This temple is popularly called as Luz Anjaneyar temple aka Thanneerthurai Hanuman temple.

The temple which is located next to Sanskrit College, is one of the oldest Hanuman temples in Chennai city. Although the temple is very small and the idol of Hanuman is also small, the temple is always crowded by the devotees like anything. The temple, which is around 300 years old, has Hanuman as the main deity. There are two shrines in the temple - one dedicated to Rama-Lakshman-Sita and another shrine dedicated to Krishna-Rukmini-Bhama.

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Fast Facts:
Site Name: Luz Anjaneyar Temple
Site Type: Hindu Temple
Location:  Luz Corner, Mylapore, Chennai city, Tamil Nadu state, India 
Highlights: A famous temple for Hanuman in Chennai; one of the oldest temples of Hanuman in Chennai city

Nearest Railway Station: Chennai - well connected from the cities/towns all over India

Nearest Airport: Chennai has both national and international airports
How to reach: Easily reachable by road from any part of the city; local train facility is also available in Mylapore
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

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