Vaishnavite Temples - Chennai
Prasanna Varadaraja Perumal, Aminjikarai
This is a beautiful east facing temple with a 5 tier Rajagopuram and nearby is an equally beautiful Shiva temple.
Kariamanicka Perumal, Ayanavaram
This is a small east facing with a 5 tier Gopuram right next to an ancient Shiva temple.
Chenna Kesava Perumal, Sowcarpet
This is an ancient temple originally located in the Madras High Court area and demolished by the British in 1757 CE.
Aadikesava Perumal, Chindadripet
This is one of the twin temples built in the 1740’s with the support of the British East India Company.
Lakshminarayana Perumal, Pallikaranai
According to some records the name of the temple and the location figures in the list of temples belonging to a period 800 years ago.
Madhava Perumal, Mylapore
As per the Brahmanda Purana, Goddess Lakshmi was born to Sage Bhrigu in reply to his penance in this temple’s tank.
Prasanna Venkatanarasimha Perumal, Saidapet
According to historical records and inscriptions found inside the temple some of the elements date back more than 1000 years.
Srinivasa Perumal, Purasawalkam
This was originally a Bhajanai Kovil and the present temple was built in 1850.
The lord and his consort have one eye on each other and one on the devotees, embracing each other.
Lakshmi Narasimhar, Nanganallur
Recent excavations here revealed a five-and-a-half feet high idol of Maha Vishnu dating back to the 8th Century CE.
Sri Krishna, Mannady
The insides of this wonderful temple are spacious, surprisingly clean and peaceful for such a crowded place.
The temple inside is spacious with pillared Mantapa and several niches for idols around the sanctum sanctorum.
Sowmyadamodara Perumal, Villiwakkam
This is a beautiful temple with an equally beautiful row of shrines for the 12 Azhwars.
Prasanna Venkatesa Perumal, Kotturpuram
This is a small and beautiful temple situated in a very congested locality near the Adyar River