Ashtalakshmi temple in ChennaiPosted on August 22, 2016 by Saibala Grand

The next beautiful temple to visit in Chennai is Ashtalakshmi Temple located near Besant nagar, very close to Elliot’s beach. This temple is dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi and other forms of her. It also houses shrines of different forms of Lord Vishnu, Lord Ganesh, Lord Guruvayurappan, Lord Anjaneyar and many more.

This alluring temple was built by the wishes of Sri Chandrashekarendra Saraswati Swamigal of Kanchi Mutt. There are only two Ashtalakshmi temples in India- one in Hyderabad and the other is in Chennai. The temple architecture has adopted the Dravidian style for constructing the interiors and the gopuram of the temple.

The temple architecture is a way different from the usual from the other shrines, it has four different levels in the temple for different deities. On the second tier you will find a big idol dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi. The different form of Goddess Lakshmi are Santana Lakshmi, Gaja Lakshmi, Vijaya Lakshmi, Dhana Lakshmi, Dhairya Lakshmi, Adi Lakshmi, Vidya Lakshmi and Dhanya Lakshmi. You will be able to find all these shrines on each levels of the temple.

If you are on a spiritual touring in Chennai, then visit this shrine by stay at Saibala Grand. The best luxury hotel in Chennai to offer good services, cuisines, banquet halls and a resto bar. Look around these beautiful temples and be blessed.