Anna Nagar Ayyappan Temple is dedicated to Lord Ayyappan in Chennai. In the year 1979, the temple construction was started and the kumbabishekam and consecration of the idol were performed in the year 1984 by the temple management. In this temple separate shrines for Lord Ganesha, Muruga, Mata Durga, Navagraha and Sri Anjenaya were also found. In the year 2005, gold coating work of dwajasthambam was made. The temple is situated near the Anna Tower also known as Visveswarayya Tower.
There is an auditorium, for conducting various spiritual programmes, musical concerts and religious discourses. Pujas are performed by Kerala namboodiris. Mahaganapathy homam and the Mritunjaya homam, are the most popular homans performed at this temple. Mandala Puja is celebrated during the month of December. Lot of charitable activities are done at this temple. Daily free food is delivered in the morning to the nearest orphanages through a vehicle. Lot of puja schemes, Annadanam and permanent endowment schemes are available in this temple. Interested devotees can visit the temple office and can get the relevant details:
Address: C-45, 2nd Avenue Road opposite KHM Hospital, Near Anna Tower, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600040
Let us visit and worship the great Lord Ayyappa and be blessed.
“OM SRI KANNI MOOLA GANAPATHIYE NAMAHA”
“OM SWAMIYE SARANAM AYYAPPA”
“OM NAMAH SHIVAYA”