Sri Sathyanarayana Temple, West Mambalam

There is a temple dedicated for Sri Sathyanarayana Perumal in the heart of Chennai at West Mambalam in Srinivasa Pillai street near Ayodhya Mandapam. The presiding deity is Sri Sathyanarayana with his consort Sri Mahalakshmi Thayar in separate shrines in the temple. The Thayar’s sanathi is at the centre of the inner precincts and attracts devotees every day and in particular on Fridays in large numbers. People throng to her for, it is she, the Mahalakshmi, who showers the blessings and bountiful boons of wealth and prosperity to all those who seek her for their wellbeing in life.

The Full moon days are most auspicious occasions for Sri Sathyanarayana and Sathyanarayana Puranam is recited at the temple and special poojas performed for the deity.

There are also other shrines for deities Thumbikai Alwar, Lakshmi Narasimhar, Hyagriver, Ramar, Anjaneyar, Anjaneyar and Garudalwar.

A visit to this only temple in Tamilnadu, dedicated for Sathyanarayana Swamy is a rewarding experience for all those who are spiritually oriented, and this temple is located at West Mambalam, which is easily accessible.


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