Arulmigu Kapaleeswarar Temple, Mylapore, Chennai


One of the sacred shrines in Tamil Nadu is Arulmigu Kapaleeswarar Temple in Mylapore, in Chennai City.It is a Siva Temple, and the name of the Lord is ARULMIGU KAPALEESWARAR. The name of the Goddess is ARULMIGU KARPAGAMBAL.It is a loverly temple with a Stately Spire or ‘Gopuram’ as it is called. There is a big tank on its West. The temple and the tank are surrounded by Broad streets on the four sides. The view of the temple and the tank is picturesque.Mylapore is on the sea coast and the shore is away by half a mile of thickly populated residential area.The Legend Behind The Temple.The name Mylapore is derived from the legend that the Goddess Uma worshipped Siva in the form of a peacock (or mayil in Tamil). We can see a representation of this legend on stone in a small Shrine under a Punnai tree (Sthala Vriksha) in the Courtyard of the temple.

One of the sacred shrines in Tamil Nadu is Arulmigu Kapaleeswarar Temple in Mylapore, in Chennai City.It is a Siva Temple, and the name of the Lord is ARULMIGU KAPALEESWARAR. The name of the Goddess is ARULMIGU KARPAGAMBAL.It is a loverly temple with a Stately Spire or ‘Gopuram’ as it is called. There is a big tank on its West. The temple and the tank are surrounded by Broad streets on the four sides. The view of the temple and the tank is picturesque.Mylapore is on the sea coast and the shore is away by half a mile of thickly populated residential area.The name Mylapore is derived from the legend that the Goddess Uma worshipped Siva in the form of a peacock (or mayil in Tamil). We can see a representation of this legend on stone in a small Shrine under a Punnai tree (Sthala Vriksha) in the Courtyard of the temple.Ptolemy, the Creek Geographer (A.D. 90-168) has referred to Mylapore in his books as ‘Millarpha;,.

Pooja Timing

Pooja Details
Timing
Temple opening
5.00 A.M
Ko pooja 05.00 A.M
Vaikarai Pooja 06.00 A.M
Kaala sandhi Pooja 08.00 A.M
Uchi Kaala Pooja 12.00 P.M
Ardhajama Pooja 09.00 P.M

Temple Opening Time

Morning :   05.00 AM To 12.30 P.M

Evening :   04.00 PM To 09.30 P.M

for other details visit temple official website www.mylaikapaleeswarar.tnhrce.in

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