Vadapalani Andavar ,Vadapalani,Chennai
Moolavar : Vadapalani Andavar
Urchavar : –
Amman / Thayar : Valli, Theivanai
Thala Virutcham : Athi tree
Theertham : The tank in the temple – Tirukulam
Agamam / Pooja : Sivagamam
Old year : 500 years old
Historical Name : –
City : Vadapalani
District : Chennai
State : Tamil Nadu
Chithirai Tamil New Year Day falling almost on April 14, a day before or after occasionally, Chithirai Poornima-full moon day in April-May, 11 day procession festival in connection with Vaikasi Visakam in May-June, also in the months of Aani, Aadi and Avani Tamil months covering June to September, 6 day Aipasi Skanda Sashti in October-November, Panguni Kruthika Laksharchana in March-April with 3 day float festival are grandly celebrated in the temple.
Lord Muruga graces with His Padukas-chappals. As Lord Muruga is the deity for planet Mars, there is a special shrine for the planet in the temple. There is a golden car (rath) for the temple.
The temple is open from 6.00 a.m. to 12.00 a.m. and from 4.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m.
Sri Vadapalani Andavar Temple, Vadapalani, Chennai.