Kamakshi Amman Temple, Chennai (Madras)

Head to the historic city of Kanchipuram and witness a prime example of Dravidian architecture at Kamakshi Amman Temple. According to historians, the temple was probably built around 6 CE. It features gopurams, which are covered in gold overlays. Its main deity is Kamakshi. Notice as the god sits in a yoga-like position as opposed to the traditional standing position of many other deities. This signifies peace and prosperity. Use our Chennai (Madras) trip builder tool to visit Kamakshi Amman Temple on your trip to Chennai (Madras), and learn what else travelers and our writers recommend seeing nearby.
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  • this temple is a boon to girls who want to get married. the history says this is the place where Parvathi did severe penance on the Panchgani resting the left leg on the Panchgani folding the right le...  more »
  • Kamakshi Amman Temple is linked to the story of Lord Shiva and Goddess Shakthi (Parvathi). Both of them were sitting in their garden on Mount Kailash when Devi playfully closed the eyes of Lord Shiva ...  more »
  • When you visit Mangadu Kamakshi temple remember to visit two other neighborhood temples 1) Velleeswarar Temple (you can reach it from the entrance of Pillayar Sannidhi) 2) Vaikundavasa Perumal (near B...  more »
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  • Very good. Very cool very nice. Holy place. Thousands came daily and submit prayers.
  • A divine temple to pray. The place is clean and leaves us with the blessing of Kamatchi Amman and cleanses our heart of the impurities.
  • It is a temple of goddess durga. Additionally to it shivaling and other God statues are also present. It is near the main road In front of the shops so no parking is available. U will have to park on the sides of the road.
  • Neatly maintained, performs all the poojas in an excellent way, organises musical events, excellent place
  • My mother often visits this temple. Wonderful place. The temple administration is good. For peace of mind, one should visit this temple

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