June 5, 2016

Nanganallur Vara Siddhi Vinayak Temple

Site Name: Vara Siddhi Vinayak Temple
Site Type: Hindu temple
Location:  Nanganallur, Near Chennai, Tamil Nadu state, India
Highlights: One of the oldest temples of Nanganallur
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. However, most of these temples were built in the recent past. Let us discuss about a temple named Vara Siddhi Vinayak temple in this article. It is one of the oldest temples of this locality.

Nanganallur Vara Siddhi Vinayak Temple located in 2nd Main Road is a well known temple for the residents of Nanganallur. This temple is located next to Hayagriva temple. Built in the mid 1970's, this temple is one of the oldest temples of this locality.

The small temple is simple and neat in design. It has a small gopura. The sanctum enshrines Vara Siddhi Vinayak (Ganesh).

There are sub-shrines for Kodanda Ram with Sita and Lakshman, Hanuman, Subramanya-Valli-Devasena and Navagraha.

Dakshinamurti and Durga are found as the niche images on the exterior wall of the sanctum.

Happy travelling.  

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