Devi Karumariamman Temple, Thiruverkadu

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Ambigai who blessed the Sun

One of the sportive arts of Devikarumari. One day Devikarumari took the image of old nomadic lady and went to Sun to forecast his future. Without realising her as Devikarumari, He simply neglected her. Devikarumari immediately vanished. Sun has lost its brightness and its glory started declining. Realising his mistake he begged Devikarumari to forgive and excuse him.

Sun also requested Devikarumari to celebrate Sunday as the day of Devikarumari. Devikarumari also accepted it. He also got permission from her to pour on her sunrays twice in a year in the month of Panguni and Purattasi. So Sunday is celebrated as the day of Karumari. We can happily witness the scene of sunrays falling on the head of Devikarumari twice in a year.

Devikarumari made Narayanan Seat there

Once upon a time Lord Thirumal came to Thiruverkadu to witness the grace rule of Umadevi. When Thirumal personally met his sister Karumari, she requested him “to seat there as Srinivasan of Thirumurai and assist her and bless the devotees who worship Navagraham and stand towards southern direction”. He was happy and promised her, that he would sit by her side and protect the position of Nine Planets. Veda Viyasar was extremely happy to see Annai Parasakthi and Lord Venkatesan together.

The city of Chennai is well connected by Air, Rail and Road Routes. At Chennai, we have International and Domestic Airports facilitating the people from all over the world to reach the city with ease. Chennai have two Railway Terminals facilitating the movements of North South, East and West bound trains. Large number of Government and Private buses are plying between Chennai and other major Cities. Chennai is well known for hospitality where accommodation is available to suit the purse of all walks of people from dormitory to Five Star Hotels. All kinds of foods are also available. Thiruverkadu is just 18 KM from Chennai. Bus facilities are available from Chennai

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  • Karumariamman
    Devi Karumariamman
  • Temple Entrance
    Devi Karumariamman Temple Entrance
  • Karumariamman Temple
    Devi Karumariamman Temple

How to Reach:

By Air

Chennai Airport

By Train

There is enough bus facility from Chennai Central and Egmore Railway Stations.

By Road

There is enough bus facility to reach here.

Stay

Accommodation is available to suit the people from dormitory to Five Star Hotels.