Aadikesava Perumal Chintadripet
Vaishnavite Temples, Chennai District
Adhikesavaperumal with sreedevi and bhoodevi facing east
Aadhilakshmi facing east
Ramanujar, Hanuman, Chakrathalwar-Narasimhar, Alwars and Andal. The small idols of Ranganath and Tumbikkai Alwar (Ganesha) are found in one pillar.
Aadikesava Perumal Chintadripet was built by an agent (dubash) working under the British East India Company in 1740s with the company’s support. Hence, these twin temples which are dedicated to Adipureeswarar (Shiva) and Adi Kesava (Vishnu) are called as Company shrines.
Aadikesava Perumal Chintadripet is at the left after you cross the Coovum bridge into Chintadripet from Egmore side. Also visit the adjacent Shiva temple.
Food and stay
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