Pandurangan Temple, Tennangur


About the temple

Tennangur was earlier known as Dakshin Halasyam. The temple has been beautifully constructed with a mix of different cultures in India. The idols of Panduranga-Ragumayi are mesmerising and one can sit admiring the Lord's beauty for hours together. The fiber glass paintings inside the sanctum are very beautiful and attractive.

Lord Lakshmi Narayana temple and Meenakshi- Sundareswar temple are also located a few meters away. Tennangur is the birth place of Goddess Meenakshi. A specialty of the Meenakshi - Sundareswarar temple is that the Navagrahas are present here with their consorts.  

Meenakshi temple



Lakshmi Narayana temple

How to reach

The temple is around 100 kms from Chennai and about 22 kms from Uttiramerur on the Kanchipuram Vandavasi route.

The temple can be seen on the right side just 6 kms before Vandavasi while coming from Kanchipuram/ Uttiramerur side and is about 500 metres from the main road.


The Lakshmi Narayana temple and Meenakshi Sundareswarar temple are close to the Main Pandurangan temple.

Specialty of the temple

Lord Panduranga gives darshan in different alankaras each day.




True to his name Rishikesha, the Lord takes control of all the senses of devotees who have a glimpse of him.

The temple is constructed with a mix of North Indian and South Indian style of construction - the gopurams being in South Indian style, the main sanctum in Orissa's Puri Jagannatha temple style and Lord Panduranga and Raghumayi are replicas of the idol as in Pandaripur- Maharashtra.

Temple timings and contact details

The temple is open from 6 am to 12 noon in the morning and from 4 pm to 8.30 pm. The contact details are GA trust - 044- 24993062, 24952498

Temples in proximity

3 comments:

Now Serving said...

beautiful temples and pictures - thanks for sharing in this hour of need :)

veena krishnakumar said...

So near to chennai and i never knew:-(. Thank you so much for the info

chitra said...

Lord Pandurang is my fav. deity. I would like to visit this once I move to Chennai.I grew up right near a Panduranga temple:)

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