2017-gte07-22, Ramakrishna Mutt Temple, Mylapore, Chennai
2017-gte07-22, Ramakrishna Mutt Temple, Mylapore, Chennai

Ramakrishna Mutt Temple, Mylapore, Chennai

Date built:
Deity:Ramakrishna
Architectural style:Dravidian architecture
Major festivals
Locale:Mylapore
District::Chennai
Address:Ramakrishna Mutt Temple,RK Mutt Road,Mylapore, Chennai – 600004
Phone+91 44 2462 1110
 Ramakrishna Mutt Temple is a Universal Temple dedicated to Ramakrishna, who is a symbol of Universal Religion. The specialty of the temple being that it has the combined architectural styles of Buddha, Jaina and South Indian Temples. There is a big and beautiful prayer hall where Sri Ramakrishna’s life size marble idol is present and is being decorated very neatly and beautifully. It is a pleasure to sit there for a meditation during the evening Aarathi. The bhajans set in vibrations that cannot be explained by words.

Temple Opening Time

The Temple remains open from 5.00 am to 11:45 am and 3.00 pm to 9.00 pm.

Festivals

The birthdays of Sri Ramakrishna, Sri Sarada Devi, Swami Vivekananda, Swami Ramakrishnananda and Kalpataru Day (January 1) are celebrated with great fervor and on a grand scale. More than 3000 devotees participate in these celebrations that are spread throughout the day from 4.30 AM to 9.00 PM. Other prominent Hindu festivals like Navaratri, Durga Puja and Kali Puja are also celebrated with enthusiasm and devotion in the Universal Temple of Sri Ramakrishna.

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How to Reach:

Ramakrishna Math Temple is located near Mylapore Bus Stop in the R.K Mutt Road, Mylapore, Chennai. The Temple is located near Velleeswarar Temple and Kapaleeshwarar Temple. The Temple is located at about 350 meters from Mylapore Bus Stop and 650 meters 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.

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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
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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.

Contact Details

Ramakrishna Mutt Temple,
RK Mutt Road,
Mylapore, Chennai – 600004
Phone: +91 44 2462 1110

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