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Periyapalayam Amman Temple

Periyapalayam Bhavani Amman Temple 

Periapalayam is a village about 40 km north of Chennai, in Tiruvallur district, Tamil Nadu State, India. It is in Ellapuram block which stretches from east Thanakulam village, west Uthukottai, north Kosavanpettai and in the south up to Komakambedu village. It has one of the main routes to Andhra Pradesh. The town is famous for the Sri Bhavani Amman Temple. This temple is located on the Arani river flowing through the town. The temple attracts thousands of people during the Tamil months of Adi and Avani especially during the weekends.
Bhavani Amman Temple Periyapalayam
Bhavani Amman Temple Entrance
Bhavani Amman Periyapalayam
Arputha Sakthi Vinayagar Periyapalayam
According to the legend people refer Amman as the sister of Lord Krishna who managed to escape from the clutches of Kamsan (Demon King) and after warning Kamsan about his death she decided to settle in this place in name of Sri Bhavani. The temple after recent renovations shines as of Bhavani Amman, upon entering the temple Vinayagar has a separate Sanidhi in name of Sri Arpudha Sakthi Vinayagar, followed by Sri Sarva Sakthi Mathangi Amman. The Moolasthanam Amman is seen with the Sangu Chakram in the upper part of her hands. A sword and Amirtha Kalasam are seen on her lower hands. When crossing the Moolasthanam Utsavar Amman we are welcomed by us sitting in a well-decorated seat, Kungumam and Theertham are offered as Prasadham, which is known to cure many ailments in the human body.
Nava Vinayagar in Periyapalayam Temple
Periyapalayam Amman Temple
Periyapalayam Amman Temple in Arani River Bank

Periyapalayam  - Sri Bhavani Amman Temple
பெரியபாளையம் பவானி அம்மன் திருக்கோவில்
Main Deity
Amman Temple

Goddess Name
Sri  Bhavaani Amman / Periyapalayaththamman  (பவானி அம்மன்)
Old Names


Adi Month Festival (ஆடி திருவிழா)

Travel Base

The  other deities in the temple are Sri Subrammaniyar, Srinivasa Perumal with Mahalakshmi, Anjaneyar, and Sri Prasuramar (one among the ten incarnations of Lord Vishnu) and Naga Sannidhi.
Periyapalayam Bhavani Amman Temple
Periyapalayaththamman Temple
பெரியபாளையம் பவானி அம்மன் திருக்கோவில்

How To Reach : The Periyapalayam Amman Temple Located in about 45 km from Chennai in Chennai-Kolkata highway near Red Hills, and 20 kms away from Ponneri.
The Bhavani Amman Temple is located around 1 km away from the Periapalayam bus terminus in Chennai suburb. 
Periyapalayam Bhavani Amman Temple Bus Route : MTC buses ply to Periyapalayam from Vallallar Nagar, CMBT etc.  And it well connected from Redhills and Ponneri.

Near By Temples :

Arani Sri Sampangi Pitchaaleswarar Temple - 5 kms away from Periyapalayam

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