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Oonreeswarar Temple
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Pooja Cost : US$ 9.00 Leadtime : 3 Days
Location : Poondi (Tiruvulampur) near Tiruvallur.
Main Deity : Oonreeswarar.
Other Deities : Minnaloliammai.
Nearest Town : Chennai District : Chennai State : Tamil Nadu
This Shivastalam is located at a distance of 11 km from Tiruvallur near Chennai. The original site of the temple is now submerged under the Poondy reservoir and the deities are housed in a temple on its shores. Sundaramoorthy Nayanar who had lost his eyesight was blessed with a pole to aid him walk here. On his way to Kancheepuram, Parvati appeared in the form of lightning, every now and then, hence the name Minnaloliammai. The Pushpagireeswarar temple located nearby, celebrates Arudra Darisanam each year.