Mahanarayanar Kunnathur

Mahanarayanar Kunnathur

Madurantakam Vaishnavite Temples


Mahanarayanar, facing east



Other Deities

Ganesha, Garuda, Rama, Lakshmana & Seetha, Hanuman

Mahanarayanar Kunnathur is a small hill temple which has been renovated and maintained by Brahma Vidya Trust. The same trust headed by Brahmayogananda Mahaswami has done lot of good things for the locality. Walkway and steps are there to reach the top. Visit on an evening to enjoy the tranquility, breeze and view.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Mahanarayanar Kunnathur is said to be an old temple damaged and misused by miscreants some years back till the Swamiji and his Trust took up the cause. The small and beautiful temple was built with the active and enthusiastic participation of the locals, officials and people from nearby villages.


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Mahanarayanar Kunnathur is about 13 kilometers east of Karunkuzhi (3 kilometers before Madurantakam when you go from Chennai). Reach Thachur and ask your way to the temple which will be visible from a distance. Refer to our map below for exact location and to reach from other sides.

Stay and Food

None locally. Madurantakam is fine for simple food.

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