Sri Kamala Varadaraja perumal temple, Arasar kovil

About the temple

The temple is on the banks of the Palar river. The presiding dieties are Kamala Varadaraja perumal and Sundara Mahalakshmi. However renovations are going on in the temple to replace the main sannadhi of Varadaraja perumal with a new structure and hence darshan is not possible for the lord. You can however worship Mahalakshmi here who is said to be very powerful and special. It is more popular as Mahalakshmi temple and if case you need to ask the route you can mention the same.

How to reach

Travelling on the GST road from Chennai you come across Padalam cross road after Chengelpet. Take a left turn here (boards before this junction will indicate a right turn towards vedanthangal). Keep going on the road to cross the railway track and continue to reach Arasar koil..from GST the temple would be around 6-7 kms. The temple is on the left side. By train Padalam station is the nearest.

Speciality of the temple

Sundara mahalakshmi is said to be the mother of all the 64 forms of Lakshmi. 

Sundara Mahalakshmi has 6 fingers on the right leg and 6 is shukra's number. So Mahalakshmi is said to control Shukra's powers to bestow prosperity.

Shukra is said to pray to the goddess here every friday.

Contact details

The contact person name is Kannan Bhattacharyar @ 96985 10956

Temples in proximity

Prasanna Venkateshwara perumal - Thirumalai Vaiyavoor, Ramanuja Yogavanam temple

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