Table of contents for Chennai Diaries
Chennai – Though a modern city, it continues to be traditional and conventional in certain ways. Traditional music, dance and all other art forms of Tamilnadu are very popular in the city. One can find a unique blend of culture from traditional foods to fast foods, from ancient temple architecture to modern high-rises and from classical music and dance to the growing nightlife in the city.
So today through this post I will take all of you to the few temples of Chennai. Chennai city is full of temples. Every street, every road will have one or two temples. There are many famous temples in Chennai. So, today we will see ISKCON Temple, Shirdi Sai baba temple, Marundeeshwar Temple. All these temples are on ECR, and can be clubbed easily for visiting.
ISKCON Temple – ISKCON is famous all over the world for its Radha Krishna temples which are acclaimed for their breath-taking beauty, high standards of worship and cleanliness, and satisfying spiritual vibrations. Chennai ISKCON temple was recently opened and still some part of it is under construction. For the construction of temple 6.5 acre of land was acquired at Injambakkam, Chennai. The temple has Basement, Ground floor, mezzanine floor and first floor. The ground floor houses a beautiful cultural hall, mezzanine floor will have rooms for guests and offices and on the first floor is the beautiful temple. Basement is a big prasadam hall. Temple houses beautiful deities of Lord Balbhadra, lord Jaggannath and Goddess Shubhadra, Lord Krishna with Goddess Radharani and their sakhi Lalitha and Vishakha and Lord Chaitanya & Lord Nityanand (Gaur-Nitai).