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Adi Kesava Perumal Temple, Mylapore, Chennai (ஆதிகேசவப்பேருமாள்)
The Adi Kesava Perumal Temple
is located in Kesava Perumal Street, Mylapore, Chennai. The temple is around 1 km from the Mandaveli post office.
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.
Shines and Deities:
- Sri Vishnu as Adi Kesava Perumal (ஆதிகேசவப்பேருமாள்)
- Devi as Mayuravalli Thayar (மயூரவல்லி தாயார்)
- Sri Anjaneyar (ஆஞ்சனேயர்)
- Sri Garudalwar (கருடாழ்வார்)
- Sri Sakkarathalwar (சக்கரத்தாழ்வார்)
- Sri Peyalvar (பேயாழ்வார்)
- Sri Thirumazhisai Alvar (திருமழிசை ஆழ்வர்)
- Sri Andal (ஆண்டாள்)
- Alvars (ஆழ்வார்)
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