Arulmigu Astalakshmi Temple Chennai

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Arulmigu Astalakshmi Temple
Temple Address
elliots beach, 6/21 paindi Amman Kovil, Besant Nagar, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600090
Temple overview

The Arulmigu Astalakshmi Temple Chennai, built in 1976, is dedicated to eight forms of Sri Lakshmi who are the symbols of power, wealth and health. Located near Elliot’s Beach, Arulmigu Astalakshmi Temple Chennai is dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi and her eight forms. Arulmigu Astalakshmi Temple Chennai is considered as the giver of wealth, success, knowledge, prosperity, courage and food. The shrine was built on the wishes of Sri Chandrashekarendra Saraswati Swamigal of Kanchi Mutt and the sanctification of the temple happened in 1976. Located near Elliot&rsquo’s Beach, Ashtalakshmi Temple in Chennai is dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi and her eight forms. Ashtalakshmi is considered as the giver of wealth, success, knowledge, prosperity, courage and food. The shrine was built on the wishes of Sri Chandrashekarendra Saraswati Swamigal of Kanchi Mutt and the sanctification of the temple happened in 1976. The architecture of the shrine is inspired by Sundararaja Perumal Temple in Uthiramerur. In the temple, visitors can see the eight forms of Goddess Lakshmi installed in different sanctums at four levels. Apart from Goddess Lakshmi, there are idols of Dashavatara (10 forms or avatars of Lord Vishnu) along with Guruvayoorappan, Ganesha and others. One of the special features of the temple is that it is constructed in the shape of ‘ Om&rsquo which is the first Vedic mantra. A large number of devotees can be seen here during Hindu festivals like Navratri, Gokulashtami, Deepavali and Pongal. Moreover, the pooja that is held in the evening is worth watching. The architecture of the shrine is inspired by Sundararaja Perumal Temple in Uthiramerur. In the temple, visitors can see the eight forms of Goddess Lakshmi installed in different sanctums at four levels. Mahavishnu married Her and They both fulfil the desires of the devotees. Goddess Lakshmi is the deity who grants the Eightfold Achievements (Ashtama Siddhis) and Eightfold Wealth( Ashta Iswaryam). A large number of devotees can be seen here during Hindu festivals like Navratri, Gokulashtami, Deepavali, and Pongal. Moreover, the pooja that is held in the evening is worth watching.

Temple Timing in Arulmigu Ashtalakshmi temple:

Monday to Thursday: Morning 6:30 am – 12:00pm; Evening 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm.

Saturday: Morning 6:30 am – 12:00pm; Evening 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm.

Friday and Sunday: Morning 6:30 am – 1:00pm; Evening 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm.