Golden Temple in Chennai


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Chennai gets its own Golden Temple

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S Saraswathi introduces readers to the beautiful Sri Venugopalaswamy Temple in Gopalapuram, Chennai.
Want to see a golden temple? Go to Amritsar.
This was your only option up until three years ago — then a temple near Chennai had its entire tower covered with gold, notwithstanding the skyrocketing prices of the precious metal.
The Sri Venugopalaswamy Temple in Gopalapuram, Chennai celebrated its Ashta Bandhana Maha Kumbhabhishekam from July 1 to 5 last week in a very grand manner. This auspicious event started with the Sankalpa Puja on July 1, followed by the Ganapathi Homam and many other rituals, ending with the seventh Kala Puja and the Maha Kumbhabhishekam (consecration) on the 5th. The highlight of this event was the Golden Vimana for the presiding deity, Sri Venugopalaswamy, at a cost of Rs 1.5 crore. This is a first for a temple in Chennai District, say the proud committee members of the temple.
The temple has been completely renovated with granite flooring and new vimanas for all the deities. Beautiful pictures of Lord Krishna and Radha adorn the ceiling and walls. “All this was possible only with the contributions of the devotees and Mr C V Ravindranath, President of the Gopalapuram Hindu Religious Society,” says committee member Ms Vasantha Parthasarthy.
Sri Venugopalaswamy was constructed in the year 1929, after the idol of the presiding deity Lord Venugopalaswamy was unearthed in 1917 near a Shiva temple in Thiruthuraipoondi village in Tamilnadu. The idol was then brought to Gopalapuram, with due Government permissions and consecrated at its present location. “The presiding deity, Lord Venugopalaswamy is resplendent with a cow behind him and chathur bhujams (four arms) — two arms playing the flute producing the Venu Gaanam and two hands blessing the devotees with Shanku and Chakram. This is a unique feature not generally found in other temples,” say the committee members.
Thursday, July 5 saw huge crowds of devotees as early as 6 in the morning to witness the auspicious celebration. There were long queues of people stretching across two streets waiting to have darshan of the Lord and to get a glimpse of the goldenvimana. The elaborate arrangements for the occasion were made by the Gopalapuram Hindu Religious Society, devotees and volunteers. The Maha Kumbhabhishekam was presided over by Sri Senapathi Sharma of Kumbakonam, with the blessings of Jagadguru Sri Sankaracharya Swami of Kanchi Kamakoti Peetham. Many dignitaries and political leaders attended the function. Annadanam was provided for the devotees on all the five days.
 
Informed diety was unearthed
by Informed (View MyPage) on Jul 11, 2012 09:08 PM  |Hide replies

Many dieties of many temples are unearthed from somewhere and never made new. All these dieties were once in temples which were damaged by turks(tulukkars) and mughals. Many time the preists have escaped with the dieties and buried them before them being killed by the occupying oppresors. We owe a lot to those great people and ancestors for sacrificing their lives to protect and pass on these invaluable heritage to us. They completely believed in these dieties and that one day hinduism will be back from the clutches of turks and mughals. We owe a lot to them and lets protect this cultural and spritual treasure with our life for future generations.


 

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