Mahasivaratri events; Feb.20

Mahasivaratri is on Monday, February 20.

So two major Lord Siva temples on Arcot Road will be abuzz with rituals and dance recitals and music into the night.

Beside the 100 feet road (Inner Ring Road), there is a Sivan temple called Vengeeswarar Temple which is much older compared to Vadapalani#Murugan Koyil.

The ‘moolavar’ or the main deity is called Lord Vengeeswarar and the goddess is called Santhanayaki Ambal.

The entrance to this temple is crowned with a big rajagopuram adorned with several stucco images.

Valasaravakkam, a huge residential area now but once a sprawling village and green has an ancient temple for Lord Shiva. The temple is called as Velveeswarar temple or Agastheeswarar temple. It is believed that this temple belongs to the period of Kulothungan Chola and is around 800 years old.

Velveeswarar Temple is located on the Arcot Road in Valasaravakkam area. A very big lotus pond inside the temple complex was once a visual delight.

The space here is often used for dance/music recitals.

 The Brahmakumaris are holding a three day ritual and dhyana sessions where the Thiruvannamalaiyar  Arunachaleswar lingam will be placed at a hall on Siva Koil Street, Vadapalani.

The Mahashivarathri event invites people to meditation and discourses. From Feb.23 to 25, 8 am to 10 pm.

Call 91766 18777 for more info. Or write to BK Chitra, Brahma kumaris Ishwariya Viswa Vidyalayam, No. 18, Krishnma Lane,  Nungambakkam, Chennai -34. Ph : 28262627

You can also join the Brahmakumaris for daily meditation at a Vadapalani space.

 

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