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Sri Varadaraja Perumal Temple, Kanchipuram 

Sages Narada, Brigu, Lord Brahma, Adikesan Gajendran had the darshan of Lord Perumal in this sacred temple. The rajagopuram of the temple is 96 feet tall. The antiquity of the temple goes back beyond 2000 years. The temple was renovated by Pallava and Vijainagar kings.

People pray to Perumal for achieving excellence in education and family welfare and prosperity. Lord Sudarshana Azhwar removes the obstacles in wedding proposals of the devotees. They also succeed in court cases and gain mental peace. Women facing health problems and seeking child boon pray to Mother Perundevi Thayar. Devotees also pray to the golden and silver lizards in the temple for relief from any untoward happening due to the fall of real lizards on their body. The prayer also brings them mental peace, safety and success in their endeavours.

Devotees offer Tulsi garlands and vastras to Lord and Mother. They offer sweet pudding – Sarkarai Pongal – nivedhana.

Speciality of Sri Varadaraja Perumal Temple, Kanchipuram

The 40 feet long idol of Lord Athi Varadaraja Perumal in reclining posture is made of Athi wood. This is brought out once in 40 years for the darshan of devotees. Chakkarathazwar shrine – the deity of the discus of Lord Perumal – with 16 hands holding conch and discus is on the eastern side of the temple tank. He is also praised as Sudharsana Azhwar.

Opening Timings

The temple is open from 6.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. and from 4.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.

Festivals at Sri Varadaraja Perumal Temple, Kanchipuram

  • This is a temple that celebrates some festival each month. Famous among them is the 10 day Vaikasi Brahmmotsavam beginning on the Poornima-Vishaka star day. Purattasi Navarathri festival is of a 10 day celebration. Vaikunda Ekadasi is observed in December-January. All festivals draw huge devotee crowd.

Address & Contact Details of Sri Varadaraja Perumal Temple, Kanchipuram

Sri Varadaraja Perumal Temple, Kancheepuram – 631 501.

Phone Number: +91- 44- 2726 9773, 94439 90773

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6 Responses to "Sri Varadaraja Perumal Temple, Kanchipuram "

  1. Tallapudi Srikanth says:

    speciality of lizard temple in kanchipuram

  2. Soumendra Pradhan says:

    Temples for child boon in Kanchipuram

  3. Aditya Sankar says:

    varadaraja perumal temple specialaties

  4. Sachin Dhaked says:

    silver lizard temple

  5. Anonymous says:

    athi varadharaja in the temple tank kanchipuram

  6. Anonymous says:

    prayers to perumal for a boon

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