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Chennai mylapore kapaleeswarar temple

Kapaleeswarar Temple in Mylapore is dedicated to Lord Siva . The intricate designs and sculptures on the Gopuram of this temple attract every one. The legend says that Goddess Parvathi worshipped Lord Siva in the form of a peacock- Mayil in Tamil - that to ti t of the city. According to another legend, Saint Thirugnana Sambandar brought back a dead girl to life upon composing and chanting a L hymn on the presiding deity. This temple celebrates its yearly festival in March-April every year for ten days. The Arupathumoovar (the sixty-three) festival on the tenth day is one of the highlights of this festival, which attracts pilgrims from far and near.

Time Morning 6.00 am. to 1.00 p.m. Evening 4.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. Ph: 24641670

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