Sri Uttara Guruvayurappan Temple, Tamil Nadu

Sri Uttara Guruvayurappan Temple

The Sri Uttara Guruvayurappan Temple is located in Ram Nagar which is situated in an area called Nanganallur in the city of Chennai which is also sometimes referred to as the Temple Town since it is considered to be the divine abode of a large number of gods and goddesses of the Hindu faith. Legend has it that this place used to be a dense forest which was full of a large number of ascetics, called “Tapasvis”, one of whom was a devotee of Lord Guruvayoorappan, called Tapasvi Bilwamangal. According to a divine vision which he had, a temple was to be built in Nanganallur which then came to be known as the Sri Uttara Guruvayurappan Temple. Tourists who visit this temple are sure to enjoy the intricacies of the Kerala architecture which the design of this temple is based on. The Kumbhabhishekam ceremonies were conducted in this temple on the 17th of April in the year 1975. Through the years since, there were a number of devotees and philanthropists alike who donated and contributed to its growth.


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