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Monday, July 18, 2011

Velleeswarar Temple

Velleeswarar temple is located near Kapaleeswarar temple at Mylapore, Chennai.
This temple dedicated for Sri Velleeswarar and Mother Kamakshi.'Vellee' means Sukra and 'Velleeswara' means Lord of Sukracharya.

Sage Sukracharya worshipped the Lord Shiva here and got back the eye sight he lost at the hands of Lord Vamana. Devotees can worship the statue form of Sri Sukra worshipping the Lord here in this temple. Lord Velleeswara in this temple is the divine eye doctor who can solve the eye related problems. Lord Shiva here also protects his devotees from falling prey to the desires inflamed by their eyes.

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