Muntaka Kanniamman Temple, Mylapore, Chennai - How to reach Mylapore and hotels nearby Mylapore

Tamil Nadu is fulfill with Temples. There is plenty of temples for Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu etc.. Amman Temples in Tamil Nadu has a big list. In this List Mundaka kanniamman temple in mylapore is one of the famous temple in chennai. Get to know the details of the temple go through this article. If you want to stay near by this temple, this article will also provide list of hotels near by mylapore.

Mylapore Mundaka Kanniamman Temple

Mundakam Means Lotus. Mundaka kanni amman name was formed because Amman has been manifested herself as a Suyambu near Lotus pond. In Mylapore there was a Lotus Tank near Kabalishwarar Temple, where there was a banyan tree in the bank of Lotus pond. Ambal manifested herself as Suyambu. In early day's devotees of Ambal built a hut to Ambal, later they built a temple. But even today, Ambal Sanathi alone in a hut. This place looks like a Lotus Pud, so she is called as Mundaka Kanniamman. There is a belief that, In Muntaka Kanni amman Tempel, Ambal holds the power of Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu and Lord Brahma. Here ambal with a Snake Crown, and has two hands. Ambal is in sitting posture, there are two Duvara Balaki on the top of Ambal's Vimanam.

Specialty of Mundaka Kanniamman Temple

Specialty of Mundaka Kanniamman Temple is "snake-cove". There is a Banyan Tree behind the Ambal Sanathi. In Banyan Tree there is a Snake-cove and there is a Nagadevathai Sanathi. Devootees who has Ragu, Kethu Dosam will come and perform Abisek to Nagadevathi with Milk, rose water and Trumeric will get remedy from Dosam. In Main Sanctum (Sanathi) Ambal sitting in Simha (Lion) Vahanam. There are two Lions in two sides of Ambal. In the main court (Prakaram) there are Sapta Kannigal- Brahmi, Maheswari, Vaishnavi, Varahi, Kaumari, Indirani and Chamundi are appeared in Lingam form.

Muntaka kanniammanFrom Moring 6 to 11.30 there is abishek to ambal, during abishek time alone ambal gave Suyambu Tharsana. Rs. 150/- collected as entry fees to see this abishek. The special Abishek is "Anna Abishek", this abishek is been performed only in Shiva Temples, but here Ambika considered as Lord Parvathi, so Anna Abishek is also performed here for Ambal.

During the tamil month "Thai" there is 108 Lamp Pooja is celebrated on last Friday of Chitra Pournami day. On Last Friday of Tamil month "Adi" there is 1008 flower abishek will be performed. These are the special poojas in Muntaka Kanniamman Temple.

Other festivals associated with this temple is "Kul (a liquid rice Prasad) " festival in Tamil Month "Adi" , Pongal festival in the Tamil month "Thai" and Navarathiri Festival.

Pooja Timing and Abishek Fees Details in Muntaka Kanni amman Temple, Chennai

• Temple Timing : Moring 6 to 12 pm, Evening 4pm to 9pm
• Abisek Time : Moring 6 to 11.30 am
• Abisek Entry Fees : Rs. 150/-
• 108 Lamp Festival : Evening (Thai month Chitra Pournami Day)
• Golden Chariot Procession Fees : Rs. 100/-

How to Reach Mylapore Mundaka kanni amman Temple, Chennai

• By Air : Nearest Air Port is Chennai Air port
• By Train : Nearest Railway Station is Chennai Egmore Railway Station. From where we can get M21A, 23A, M29Ext buses to reach Mylapore
• By Road : We maintained road transport is available from all cities in Tamil Nadu to Chennai. We can go by bus from Chennai Koyambedu. From there we can take 27K, M12B, M41F buses to reach Mylapore.

Hotels nearby Mylapore

Hotel New Woodlands
72-75,Dr.Radhakrishnan Road,
Phone: 28113111

Hotel President
No. 25, Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai
chennai, Tamil Nadu 600004
Phone: (44) - 28472211 , 28473683

Hotel Mgm Grand
31, Santhome High Road
chennai, Tamil Nadu 600004
Phone: (44) - 24980320 , 24980399

Hotel Shelter
19, 20 & 21, Venkatesa Agraharam Street
chennai, Tamil Nadu 600004
Phone: (44) – 24951919

Savera Hotel
146,, Dr. Radakrishnan Road
chennai, Tamil Nadu 600004
Phone: (44) – 28114700

Nilgiri'S Nest
5, Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai
chennai, Tamil Nadu 600004
Phone: (44) - 28115111 , 28115222 , 28110716

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