The temple is one among the 108 divya desams of vaishnavas and a part of tondai naadu divyadesams. Amavasya days are believed to be auspicious for visiting this temple.
The presiding deity Veera raghava perumal is in a reclining position in the temple. The lord’s right hand is positioned on Salihothra Munivar’s head while the left hand is in the Gyana Mudra position indicating the teaching of the four Vedas to the Lord Brahma.
How to reach
Tiruvallur is on the Chennai Tirupati highway. A diversion takes you to the temple.
Nearest Rail Head- Tiruvallur
Nearest Air Head- Chennai
Share autos are the common mode of transport to the temple, although Public transport buses are also there connecting the bus stand and railway station. The temple is close to the bus stand.
Offerings to the Lord
The Lord’s abhishekam is performed only with sandalwood oil.
Salt and pepper offered to the god is believed to cure diseases and restore good health to the devotee. Small metal form of parts of body and other symbols are available in the nearby shops and these are put in the hundial by devotees for curing particular disease. This sthala is also believed to bless people with putra Santana. The lord is popularly known as Vaidhya Veeraraghava Perumal.
Hrith paapanasini-The temple’s Pond
A dip in this holy water is capable of purifying even sins committed by mind.
Temple Timings and Contact Details
The temple is open from 6.30 am to 12 noon in the mornings and from 4 pm to 8 pm in the evenings.
The priest Sri. PVS Bhattar can be contacted at 27660378(STD Code-044)
Temples in proximity
Kakkalur Anjaneya temple
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