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SEVEN Shiva Koils of Mylapore

SAPTHA STHAANA KOILS OF MYLAPORE.

The following seven temples are known as the SEVEN Shiva Koils in Mylapore.


# 1. KARANEESWARAR KOIL

Swami : Sri KARANEESWARAR   Amman : PORKODI {SORNA LALITHAMBIKA}

It is located in Bazaar road of Mylapore. Bazaar road is just near Mylapore Post Office on the Kutchery road.
He is the primordial cause of this universe which is His very form. He is also the Lord who can teach us the causality behind all events.

# 2. THEERTHAPALEESWARAR KOIL
AMMAN : TIRIPURA SUNDARI

2nd of the seven koils. Located in Natesan Street - the street opposite to City Center.


# 3. VELLEESWARAR KOIL

SWAMI VELLEESWARAR     AMMMAN   KAMAKSHI

VELLI is Sukra.  So, Velleeswarar is Sukrachariar
Sri Sukracharya worshipped the Lord here and got back the eyesight he lost at the hands of Lord Vamana. You can see the statue form of Sri Sukra worshipping the Lord here in this temple.

Located next to Sri Kapaleeswarar Koil.

Pray to Him for such eyesight.

# 4 SRI VIRUPAKSHEESWARAR KOIL
SWAMI   VIRUPAKSHE…

Mylapore Educational Institutes

# 1. SIVASAMI IYER SCHOOL.

Thirukattupalli is a small village in Thanjavur district of Tamilnadu. It boasts of an ancient history, mentoned in Ponniyin Selvan book by Kalki. About 2.5 km from this village is PAZHAMANERI another small village.

In this village there lived one family of Sundaram Iyer and his wife Subbalakshmi Ammal. On 7th February 1864, a son was born to them and was named Sivaswami. He had his early schooling in nearby schools and studied in different colleges and obtained his Law degree.  He was a shining lawyer throughout and finally he became the Advocate General of Madras Presidency .He was elected to the Senate of Madras University and the vice chancellor of the Madras University, then the VC of Banaras Hindu University.He was a Member of the Executive Council of the Governor of Madras.

He was a keen educationist, in particular of Girls' education. He wanted to uplift girls education.He instituted and maintained a school for boys at Tirukkattupalli, and named …

Rasika Ranjani Sabha, Mylapore

GEMS of Mylapore. RR Sabha.

Mylapore, Chennai is well-known for its cultural, bhakti, historical background. Even today the one place everyone wishes to visit Mylapore for its cultural brilliance. There is that world-famous temple of Sri Karpagambal sametha Sri Kapaleeswara. Around this temple are its four Maada Veethis (streets) - East, West, South, and North Maada Veethis.

The East Maada veethi is the location for many cultural centres like Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan and Rasika Ranjani Sabha (RR Sabha). The RR Sabha is the oldest Sabha in the whole of Chennai, it was founded in 1929. It is located in Sundareshwarar Street at the southern end of the East Maada street near Lady Sivaswami Iyer School (more about this famous school later). Carnatic music concerts were held monthly twice then, dramas were staged, and music classes were also conducted there.

It was renovated in 1958 and Smt MS amma was the first to perform in the new auditorium. Yearly membership was just 20.00 then, and one …