Pooja Timing

Temple Workship Time

Saturday To Thursday
Morning 5.45 A.m. To 11.00 P.m.
Evening 4.00 P.m. To 9.00 P.m.
Friday Morning 5.45 A.m. To 12.00 Noon
Evening 4.00 P.m. To 9.00 P.m.


News & Events

Arulmigu Karaneeswarar
Temple, Saidapet

Chithirai Festival 19/04/2018 To 01/05/2018

Welcome to Arulmigu Karaneeswarar Temple

Karaneeswarar Temple is a Hindu temple located in the neighborhood of Saidapet in Chennai.

This temple has a 7-storied Gopuram with two prakarams(closed precincts of a temple). The main deity is Lord Karaneeswara and Goddess Swarnaambikai.

Annual ten day Brahmotsavam takes place in the Tamil month of Chithirai. During chitirai thirvizha lakhs of people from different area were meet each other.Everyday evening there will be a spiritual talk on Thiruvasagam which describes the beauty of great lord shiva.

On the "Shiv Rathri" occasion the temple will become more glorious.Everyday, a very tasty "Prasadham" will be given in the evening which is prepared by the temple authority.

The main shrine houses a lot of very beautiful idols. The idols of Ganesha, Sekkizhar, 63 Nayanmars, Shiv Lingam, Bhairav, and Surya are found. The outer wall of Karaneeswarar sanctum has the beautiful idols of Ganesha, Dakshinamurthy, Vishnu, Brahma, Durga, and Chandikeswara. The main shrine also houses few sanctums where the utsav (metal) idols of Nataraj-Sivakami, Karaikal Ammaiyar, Somaskandar, Chandrasekhar, Bikshadanar, Shanmuga with Valli and Devasena, Murugan with Valli and Devasena, and some important nayanmars. All the idols are exceptionally good; especially the idol of Karaikal Ammaiyar is very lively.

Lord Karaneeswara is very powerful god.