Shri Shirdi Sai Baba Temple, Gowrivakkam – Temples in Sembakkamsrisaiswamiji
Established by Mr.Kulasekara Perumal in the August 2000, there is a long story about how it is believed that Saibaba himself made the founder to construct the temple. The devotees visiting this temple are given Annadhanam every day.
As the devotee entering the temple though a small hall, they can find the statue of Sai on their right hand side. A small idol of Vinayaka is there opposite to the main entrance. Beside the statue there is a room known as dwarkamai where Sai is sitting in a special posture.
Sai is dressed up just like a Goddess with all the ornaments like the stud, Maattal (a small chain around the ears with the stud), necklace, long chain with pendant, Kumkum, aaram, anklet and silk saree. It is believed that Sai is a Maharani (Queen).
This temple is at walkable distance from Velacherry road and just 200 meter away from Gowriwakkam bus stop. There is no dedicated parking spaces but you can part on the main and side roads.
Address: #9, Saibaba Temple Street, Gowrivakkam, Chennai – 600073. Landmark: Near Kanni Amman Kovil.