Kapaleeswarar Temple travel information
to temples can serve many purposes. It just depends on your preference.
Like, if you are curious to know about the ancient culture of Hindus you
can visit temples. If you are giving some spiritual touch to your tour
then you can also visit the temple. Also if you want to understand ancient
India with all its political, cultural principles then also you can tour
to the temples. So if any of these topics are your interest then in your
Chennai temple tour list you can add a visit to the Kapaleeswarar temple
The Kapleeswarar temple
is situated in Kutchery Road, Mylapore. Mylapore is located in the city
of Madras (Chennai).
Kapleeswarar temple is an emblem of Dravidian style and architecture.
The notable feature of this structure is the 37-meter tall gopuram i.e.
pyramidical shaped temple top trying to touch the ultimate cool blue-sky
surface which is spread all over the universe. As you enter the temple
you can view a sculpture, which has an interesting story behind it. It
is believed that a saint known as Gnanasambandar sung and brought a dead
girl back to life.
The goddess Parvati
is believed to be the wife of Shiva according to the Hindu religious belief.
Here in this Kapaleeshwarar temple you can view goddess Parvati been depicted
as peacock and she is worshipping the lingam or the idol of Lord Shiva.
You can also see the bronze carvings of the 63-Shaivate saints, which
are carried in procession during the Aruvathumoovar festival, which is
held in March-April. In the courtyard of the temple there is a holy Punnai
tree, which is one of the oldest trees of Chennai city.
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