Sri Kulandaivel Swamy & Sri Muththiah Swamy Jeeva Samadhi Temple – Siddhar Temple in Mylapore, Chennai – Visit, Temple Timings, History, Travel Guide

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Sri Kulandaivel Swamigal & Sri Muthaiya Swamigal Jeeva Samadhi Temple – Siddhar Temple in Mylapore, Chennai – Visit, Temple Timings, History, Travel Guide (Updated)

– two greatest saint / siddhar tombs in mylapore

 

Sri Kulandaivel Swamigal and Sri Muthaiya Swamigal Jeeva Samadhi Temple is just near the Chithirai Kulam in Mylapore, Chennai. This is a 300 years old temple, where the Jeeva samadhis of two Siddhar Sri Kulandaivel Swamigal and His disciple, Sri Muthaiyah/Muthiah Swamigal both lived at this place. Sri Muthiah Swamy was the disciple of Sri Kuzhandaivel Swamy.  The word “Jeeva” means alive and “Samadhi” means tomb.

 

At Kulandaivel Swamy and Muththiah Swamy Jeeva Samadhi Temple, along with the main Lord Shiva sanctum, a Lord Ganesha idol and a Lord Murugan idol can be found on the left side.

History of Sri Kulandaivel Swamigal & Sri Muthaiya Swamigal Jeeva Samadhi

Kuzhandaivel Swamy obtained Jeeva samadhi on the third day of the month of Chithirai, during Poosa Natchathiram (star). Muthiah Swamy also attained Jeeva samadhi at the subsequent Poosam Natchathiram (star). A Shivalinga has been placed above the place where Kuzhandaivel Swamy attained Jeeva samadhi, while a Nandhi has been placed above the Muthiah Swamys samadhi.

Meditation Hall at Sri Kulandaivel Swamigal & Sri Muthaiya Swamigal Jeeva Samadhi Temple, Mylapore

Every day, a large number of individuals go to the temple for getting blessings from the Siddhars and also do meditation at their peaceful meditation hall.

Festivals at Kulandaivel Swamy & Muththiah Swamy Jeeva Samadhi Temple, Mylapore

Special guru puja is held each year in the month of Chithirai. Every month, special poojas are done on all Thursdays as well as Poosa Natchathiram, Amavasai, Pournami, and Krithigai.

At every Poosam and Pournami Annadhanam – the offering of food to devotees is done. Also, each day Abhishekams are conducted and the prasad is distributed.

The temple is well maintained and currently taken care of by Sri Shankar Vasanthi and her family for more than five generations.

    

Travel Tips for Sri Kulandaivel Swamigal & Sri Muthaiya Swamigal Jeeva Samadhi Temple, Mylapore :

Address of Sri Kulandaivel Swamigal & Sri Muthaiya Swamigal Jeeva Samadhi Temple:
No. 15/9, Alamelu Manga Puram, Sankarapuram, Nearby Chithirai Kulam, Mylapore, Chennai- 600004.
Phone: 80569 26699 / 98400 84553
Entry Fee: Free
Temple Timings of Sri Kulandaivel Swamigal & Sri Muthaiya Swamigal Jeeva Samadhi Temple: Morning – 7:00 AM – 12:00 PM / Evening – 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM

How to reach Sri Kulandaivel Swamigal & Sri Muthaiya Swamigal Jeeva Samadhi Temple, Mylapore :

On Road: Chennai is well connected to other major cities of the country through regular bus services.
Railways.
On Flight: Chennai International Airport (Code MAA).
By Train: Frequent and regular trains are available from many major cities of the country to Chennai, Capital city of Tamil Nadu. Chennai Central (Station Code MAS) and Chennai Egmore Railway station ( Station Code MS).

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