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Sri Varadaraja Perumal temple
Moolavar: Varadaraja Perumal
  Urchavar: -
  Amman / Thayar: -
  Thala Virutcham: -
  Theertham: -
  Agamam / Pooja :
  Old year: 500 years old
  Historical Name:
  City: Tondiarpet
  District: Chennai
  State: Tamil Nadu
  The temple celebrates Brahmmotsavams in the month of Tamil Vaikasi – May-June. Special Alankaras with flowers, sandal, butter etc. and abhisheks are performed during the Tamil month of Purattasi – September-October.  
 Temple's Speciality:
  Lord Varadaraja Perumal is facing north in this temple.  
Opening Time:
  The temple is open from 6.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. and from 6.00 p.m. to10.00 p.m. and is subject to change during festival days.  
  Lord Varadaraja Perumal Temple, Varadaraja Perumal Koil Street, Near Appollo Hospital, Tondiarpet, Chennai.  
  +91 98402 79573 
 General Information:

The temple has shrines for Sri Andal, Sri Gayatri, Lord Rama Lord Krishna, Sri Anjaneya all adoring the temple.  The temple is under the management of Hindu Religious and Endowment Charities.  Renovation of temple had been completed recently at a cost of Rs. 1.5 crore.  The temple has a renewed appearance with new flag Post, Bali Peeta etc.


Devotees pray to Lord for remedies from planetary disadvantages, removal of hurdles in wedding proposals and for child boon.

Thanks giving:
  Devotees perform Tirumanjanam to Lord. 
 Greatness Of Temple:

The reputation of the temple lies in offering children to Lord Varadaraja Perumal in adoption and receive back from Him as remedial submission by those devotees who face adverse experience due to planetary movements in life.  It is said that more than 5000 devotees had benefitted from such a prayer.  People from Malaysia, US, Canada also follow this ceremony when they visit India.  It is believed that offering siblings to Lord in adoption would bring them all luck and prosperity in life.

  Temple History:

The three centuries old pressing deity of the temple, Boon Giver God Lord Varadaraja Perumal is the Kula Devatha for thousands of fishermen families in this locality.

The story further goes that an affluent man living during the Kings period took the idol of Lord in his possession which he had as security for a loan he advanced, to a forest and left there secretly.  The idol of the Lord was later found and a small temple was then built.  The fishermen undertake fasting in the month of Purattasi – September- October and submit their prayers at His feet.  The tradition is on for the past many years.  They believe that all progress in their life is granted by their Lord Varadaraja Perumal.

Special Features:
  Miracle Based: Lord Varadaraja Perumal is facing North in the temple.
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