Muruganadeeswarar Mambakkam

Muruganadeeswarar, Mambakkam

Saivite Temples, Chengalpet Taluk


Muruganadeeswarar, facing east


Deivanayaki, facing south

Other Deities

Karpaga Vinayakar, Muruga with consorts, Navagraha, Baktha Anjaneya, Chandran, Suryan. Sanctum niches – Vinayaka, Dakshinamurthy, Mahavishnu, Brahma, Durga, Chandikeswara

Muruganadeeswarar Mambakkam is an ancient small east facing temple with entrance gateway in the south. A small but close gate leads to the temple pond situated east of the temple. A single Prakaram houses all the shrines. The upper portions of the Sanctum sanctorum are constructed with lime and brick.

Holy Water (Theertham) – Temple Pond

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – Vilwam (Aegle marmelos)


Stone inscriptions are found at the base of the sanctum sanctorum of Muruganadeeswarar Mambakkam indicating it could go back several hundred years. Fish images in the ceiling inside indicate that the temple could have been served by Pandya Kings.


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Muruganadeeswarar Mambakkam is situated at Mambakkam right on the main road leading to Medavakkam.

Stay and Food

Mambakkam has a few tea shops. Closest for food would be Medavakkam or Vandalur.

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