North Chennai, the industrial face of Chennai, from refineries to the transport offices North Chennai stands as the densely populated place of the city. Thiruvotriyur is nestled in this part of the city is the place of importance at the month of Aadi as VADIVUDAIAMMAN THYGARAJASWAMI TEMPLE is located here.

Vadivudaiamman is the form of Gnana Sakthi who blesses the people with wisdom and knowledge to survive in this world, visiting the temple at the noon and participating in the mid day pooja with a red colour saree and jack fruit as a humble offering to Amman will bless the needs of the devotees stepping in to the temple, the temple is said to be the first temple created in this world hence the name for Lord Shiva is known as Aadhipurishwarar (the first form of Shivan) Thygaraja Swami in the temple resemble Thygaesar of Thiruvaaroor.

If you plan to visit the temple plan your visit earlier as the roads in the North Chennai will test your patience, Thiruvottriyour is well connected by MTC buses from round the city.


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How to Reach:

By Air

Chennai Airport

By Train

Frequent Train Services available

By Road

This place is well connected by buses from round the city.


Sannathi St, Gopal Nagar, Tiruvottiyur, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600019

Contact Details

044 2573 3703