KolavizhiAmmanTemple (4), Pattu Kolavizhi Amman Temple, Mylapore, Chennai
KolavizhiAmmanTemple (4), Pattu Kolavizhi Amman Temple, Mylapore, Chennai

Pattu Kolavizhi Amman Temple, Mylapore, Chennai

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Deity:Pattu Kolavizhi Amman
Architectural style:Dravidian architecture
Major festivals
 Pattu Kolavizhi Amman Temple is a Hindu Temple located near the Sanskrit college in Mylapore in Chennai City in Tamilnadu. The Temple is also called as Bhadra Kali Amman Temple. The Temple is one of the most important temples of Mother Goddess in Chennai. The Temple is located very near to Mundaga Kanni Amman Temple. Many say that this is the original Kali of the Kapaleeshwarar Temple.


Kolavizhi Amman is the power of protection for Mylapore and during the Panguni festival (March-April) Amman gets the first pooja to ensure the safety of the carnival Amman leads the Arupathimoovar festival and makes the journey smooth for Kapaleeshwarar and Karpagambal. The other important festivities include 1008 milk pots carried by the devotees for Amman, and as usual Aadi has its own importance here.


The lid of well is locked with hundreds of locks offered by the devotees. They believe that the Goddess would relieve them from the legal issues if they offer locks to her. It is believed that worshippers at this temple will be cured of all diseases and being blessed for peace & prosperity.


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The Pattu Kolavizhi Amman temple is situated at Mylapore (near Sanskrit College) in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The Temple is located very near to Mundaga Kanni Amman Temple. The Temple is located at about 100 meters from Mundaga Kanni Amman Koil Railway Station, 200 meters from Sanskrit College Bus Stop, 750 meters from Mylapore Bus Stop and 700 meters from Mylapore Railway Station.

See also  Ezhai Katha Amman, Vellalur, Madurai

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
See also  Paaleeswarar Temple, Jamin Korattur, Thiruvallur

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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