Lakhshaarchanai at Arulmigu Tirusulanathar Temple
Arulmigu Tirusulanathar temple, at Trisulam is opposite to Chennai Airport. The ancient temple is beautifully located amidst four hills. Tirusulam is one of many South India’s holy sites associated with aspects of the pastime wherein Shiva took off one of Brahmadeva’s five heads. This temple is said to have been built during the reign of Kulothunga Chozha I, in the 12th century A.D. All around the City of Chennai are some 40 temples, each more than 1,000 years old. Kulothunga decision to build the temple at Tirusulam is said to be in honor of Lord Brahma’s association with the place. Tirusulam Temple was later renovated by Sundara Chozhan.
In the sanctum, Sri Thirusoolanaadhar, in Linga Roopa, is facing the east, while his consort Thiripurasundhari is facing south, from her position just outside the sanctum. There is another deity of Thiripurasundhari inside the main sanctum, just in front of the moolavar (main deity). The temple is conducting Lakhshaarchanai on Monday, 4 – 12 – 2017.All are invited to participate and receive blessings. For more details contact Shri . Raja : 044 – 2264 2600