I stated in my previous post Mylapore Kapaleeswarar Temple relocated from the coastal city of Chennai when Portuguese raised their hands similarly the temple Kalikambal also relocated from the seashore when the British built the Fort St. George in 1640. Though God has been relocated to different places, the devotion unchanged. The rajagopura of the temple built-in 1983 shown in the above image. 

About Temple
When the Kaligambal resided in the coastal area, she called as Chenniyamman as the result name of the city came as Chennai. We can understand here, there are a lot of city and district names were separated from the deity of the temple locality as TiruvannamalaiKanyakumari
Ramanathapuram etc. Kamakshi is worshipped as Kalikambal and Lord Shiva is worshipped as Kamateswarar both blessed their devotees from Thambu Chetty George Town to the universe. The temple noted Maratha warrior Shivaji worshipped Kaligambal on 3 October 1667 shown in above image.. 

Temple Deities 
The three thousand years old temple includes deities of Vinayaga, Brahma, Durga, Anjaneyar, Virat Viswa, ParaBrahma, Nataraja, Navagrahas and  Murugan with his consorts Valli, Devasena. Goddess Kaligambal in the form of aggressive when she was residing in the seashore and formed as Shanta Swaroopa after relocated. The Temple should have been built by Viswakarma community and it blesses the devotee who needs childbirth and marriage interruption. Goodess kaligambal also blesses the people who need to achieve in the field of Art, Actor Rajinikanth frequent visitor of the temple. Yathumagi nindrai Kali the sentence was written by Subramania Bharathi after visited this temple. Kaligambal temple is one of the most prominent temples in Chennai which lead to write memories in your travel list.

Temple Timings
Morning 05.00 AM  To 12.00 PM
Evening  04.00 PM  To 09.00 PM

Temple Festivals
Bhramotsavam, Navaratri and Maasi Makam.

How to reach Kaligambal Temple

By Air
The nearest airport of the Kaligambal Temple is Chennai Airport that 20 km away, Tirusulam railway station is nearest to Chennai Airport to reach Beach station.

By Train 
The nearest railway station of the Kaligambal Temple is Chennai Beach Station with in a km away. 

By Bus
There are a lot of buses available to Kaligambal Temple from Chennai locality Egmore, Mambalam, Nungambakkam, Adayar, Mylapore etc.

The location of the Kaligambal Temple given below.


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