kolavizhiamman-mylapore, Kolavizhi Amman Temple, Mylapore, Chennai
kolavizhiamman-mylapore, Kolavizhi Amman Temple, Mylapore, Chennai

Kolavizhi Amman Temple, Mylapore, Chennai

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Deity:Kolavizhi Amman
Architectural style:Dravidian architecture
Major festivals
Locale:Mylapore
District::Chennai
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 Kolavizhi Amman Temple is a Hindu Temple located at Gopathy Narayana Chetty Street opposite to Valiswarar temple and to the east of Mundakkanni Amman Temple. This is a 1000 years old temple. Kolavizhi Amman was the protective god when Mylapore was a big Village. Normally Amman’s are protectors of the territories. The poojas are conducted as per agama by the non-Brahmin Poojaris.

Festivals

Brahmotsavam or any functions preference is given first to Kolavizhi Amman and after that only to Kapali temple. In 63var processions also Kolavizhi Amman leads the other chariots. The important functions held in this temple are Pournami Pooja (the vegetables offered are hanged in the temple), Poochoridal, carrying Poochatti (carrying the fire pots), and Milk Abhishekam carrying in a procession.

Prayers

It was believed that Kolavizhi Amman will remove the hurdles like legal cases, etc., The devotees praise Kolavizhi Amman as the Guardian angel and protects from any danger including Natural disasters. It is believed that those who worship at this temple will be cured of all diseases and blessed with peace & prosperity

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How to Reach:

Kolavizhi Amman Temple is at Gopathy Narayana Chetty Street opposite to Valiswarar temple and to the east of Mundakkanni Amman Temple. From the Mylapore Tank bus stop, you can take the Kutchery Road and from there the G. N. Chetty Street to the temple. The Temple is located at about 600 meters from Kutchery Road Bus Stop, 1.2 Kms from Mylapore Bus Stop and 1 Km from Mylapore Railway Station.

Mylapore is located a few kilometers to the south of the British-built Chennai city. It lies between Triplicane and Teynampet in the west then across to the coast in the east. It is bounded by Royapettah to the north. Its southern frontier corresponds roughly with that of the River Adyar. It extends for around 4 km from north to south and 2 km from east to west.

Mylapore is in the heart of Chennai city and is linked with local trains and bus facilities. Mylapore is located at about 5 Kms from Triplicane, 3 Kms from Teynampet, 2.5 Kms from Royapettah, 6 Kms from Adyar, 6 Kms from T Nagar, 3 Kms from Marina Beach, 3 Kms from Santhome, 3 Kms from Alwarpet, 5 Kms from Nungambakkam and 7 Kms from Kodambakkam.

By Road:

Mylapore is connected to other parts of the city by MTC buses, with connections including Chennai Central, T. Nagar, Tambaram, Broadway. Mylapore is located at about 10 Kms from Koyambedu Bus Terminus.

List of MTC bus routes covers through in and out of Mylapore;

Route NumberStartEndVia
1ThiruvottriyurThiruvanmiyurBroadway, Central, Royapettah, Mylapore, Mandaveli, Adyar
1AThiruvottriyurThiruvanmiyurBroadway, Central, Royapettah, Mylapore, Mandaveli, Adyar
1CEnnoreThiruvanmiyurThiruvottriyur, Broadway, Central, Royapettah, Mylapore, Mandaveli, Adyar
1DEnnoreThiruvanmiyurBroadway, Central, Royapettah, Mylapore, Mandaveli, Adyar
5BT. NagarMylaporeMandaveli, Adyar, Saidapet
12BForeshore EstateVadapalaniSanthome, Kutchery Road, Luz, Alwarpet, Pondy Bazar, Kodambakkam
12CSaligramamMylaporeVadapalani, Rangarajapuram, Panagal park, Adyar Gate, Mandaveli
M15Tambaram EastMylaporeMandaveli, Adyar, SRP tools, Velachery, Pallikaranai
M15xtEast TambaramMylaporeMandaveli, Adyar, SRP tools, Velachery, Pallikaranai, Medavakkam, Camp road
21MandaveliBroadwayMylapore, Royapettah, Central RS
21BAdyarParrysAndhra Mahila Sabha, Music College, Foreshore Estate, Santhome, Chepauk, Madras University, Secretariat, RBI
21CKannagi nagarCentral (RS)Royapettah, Mylapore, Mandaveli, Adyar, SRP tools,
21GBroadwayTambaramChepauk, Mylapore, Mandaveli, Kotturpuram, Gandhi Mandapam, Guindy, Kathipara, Meenambakkam, Pallavaram, Tambaram
29CBesant NagarPeramburAdyar, Mandaveli, Mylapore, Stella Mary’s College, Nungambakkam, Chetpet
45GGuindyAnna SquareSaidapet West, Mettupalayam, Srinivasa Theater, CIT nagar, Adyar Gate, Mandaveli, Mylapore, V. house

By Train:

Thirumayilai Railway Station, on the Mass Rapid Transit System network, connects Mylapore to Chennai Beach to the north and Velachery on the south. Mylapore is located at about 9 Kms from Chennai Central Railway Station and 6 Kms from Egmore Railway Station.

By Air:

Nearest Airport is Chennai International Airport located at about 17 Kms from Mylapore.

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