June 5, 2016

Nanganallur Hayagriva Temple

Site Name: Hayagriva Temple
Site Type: Hindu temple
Location:  Nanganallur, Near Chennai, Tamil Nadu state, India
Highlights: A rare temple for Hayagriva
Nearest Railway Station: Tambaram
Nearest Airport: Chennai
How to reach: Well connected by road 
Hotel: A lot of options across Chennai
Restaurants: A lot of options across Chennai

Nanganallur  is a well known locality in the outskirts of Chennai city. Nangallur can be called as a temple town. There are so many important temples in this small locality. Let us discuss about a temple dedicated to Hayagriva, the incarnation of Vishnu with horse head, in this article.

Nanganallur Hayagriva Temple located in 2nd Main Road is a well known temple for the residents of Nanganallur. The temple is a rare temple which is dedicated to Hayagriva. The east facing temple has a small tower. 

The sanctum enshrines Lakshmi Hayagriva. The temple also houses the other shrines such as Desikar, Ganesh, Andal, Sudarshan with Narasimha on his back side, Alwars and Hanuman.

The flag staff, bali peeth and Garud shrine are found facing towards the sanctum.

Happy travelling.  

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