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Adi Kesava Perumal Temple, Mylapore, Chennai (ஆதிகேசவப்பேருமாள்)

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Location:

The Adi Kesava Perumal Temple is located in Kesava Perumal Street, Mylapore, Chennai. The temple is around 1 km from the Mandaveli post office.

Description:

The Adi Kesava Perumal Temple is dedicated to Sri Vishnu as Adi Kesava Perumal and Divine Mother Shakti as Mayuravalli Thayar. The temple has a special shrine for Peyalvar who was born in Mylapore.

Birth place of Peyazhwar:


Sri Peyalvar was one of the 12 Alvars of the Vaishnavite tradition. Peyalvar was found on a lily flower in the pond of the Adi Kesava Perumal Temple in Mylapore, Chennai, in Tamil Nadu. He is considered to be an incarnation of Nandakam, the sword of Sri Vishnu. The devotional songs of Peyalvar form the Divya Prabandham "Moonram Thiruvandhadhi".

See also Madhava Perumal Temple of Mylapore which also has a special shrine for Peyalvar.

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