Varadaraja Perumal Chunambakkam

Varadaraja Perumal, Chunambakkam

Vaishnavite Temples, Cheyyur Taluk


Varadaraja Perumal, facing east


Perundevi Thaayar, facing east

Other Deities

Garudan, Sree Devi, Bhoodevi, Anjaneya, Lakshmi Narayana Perumal with consorts, Azhwars, Aandal, Kann Ugandha Perumal with consorts, Pattabisheka Rama, Lakshmana, Sita with Anjaneya

Varadaraja Perumal Chunambakkam is an east facing temple situated in a single Prakaram. The entrance is through a gateway in the east followed by a large courtyard with the stone Dwajasthambam, Balipeedam and, a beautiful Garuda Mandapam. There are lots of flowering plants in the courtyard area. The inner Prakaram is entered through a doorway. This Prakaram is completely covered. Straight ahead is the sanctum sanctorum of the main deity where he is seen in a standing posture with Sreedevi and Bhoodevi. On the left are the north-facing shrines of Anjaneya followed by Lakshmi Narayana with consorts. Behind the sanctum sanctorum are the shrines of goddess Perundevi Thaayar, Azhwars, and Aandal, all facing east. On the northeast side are the shrines of Kann Ugandha Perumal and Pattabisheka Rama, facing south.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Varadaraja Perumal Chunambakkam is said to be an old temple. Historical information is not available as of now.


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Varadaraja Perumal Chunambakkam is about 120 kilometers south of Chennai off the ECR. At the Thenbakkam junction take a right towards the west and go for about 9 kilometers to reach Varadaraja Perumal Chunambakkam.

Stay and Food

None locally in any of the villages of this Taluk. A few restaurants are available only in the ECR.

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