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The Temple Town of Nanganallur
Posted Date: 27-Aug-2008
Nanganallur is situated towards the airport road in the city of Chennai. The town ranges to about 4 to 5 kms. But it houses a lot of Temples of different Gods, and a lot more of educational institutions and schools.
The little town is away from the hustle bustle of the city and is self contained in terms of resources, shopping, entertainment, and religious activities.
The temples include:
1) Sri Rajarajeswari Temple
2) Bhakta Anjaneya Temple
3) Sri Uttara Guruvayurappan Temple
4) Sri Hayagriva Temple
5) Sri Vinayaga Temple
6) Sri Ayyappan Temple
7) Sri Lakshmi Narasimha Temple
8) Navaneetha Krishna Temple
9) Dakshin Mantralaya Sri Raghavendra Swamy Temple
10) Karumari amman Temple
Nanganallur is known to have produced some of the little geniuses. There are a lots of schools for children, with the reputation of state rank holders. Some of the schools in the little suburb include:
1) Modern Senior Secondary School
2) Prince Matriculation School
3) New Prince Matriculation School
4) Tamilnadu Government Higher Secondary School
5) Kendriya Vidyalaya Meenambakkam
6) Santhosh Matriculation Higher secondary School
There are many other schools in the surrounding areas whose vans and buses commute through Nanganallur, connecting the students to them. They are:
1) Vel's school, Pallavaram
2) The Ashram, Guindy
3) Sri Chakravarty International Matriculation Academy, St. Thomas Mount
4) DAV Public school, Velachery
5) DAV School, Adambakkam
In addition to the regular schools,there are a lot of Play schools for the kids who are too young for schooling. These play schools are well equipped and have qualified staff, who understand the children and teach them through play methods and not by the traditional methods. Some of the play schools include:
1) Saraswati Play school
2) Jyothirgamaya Play school
3) Meera's tiny tots
In addition to these, there are a lot of Cultural training centers at every corner of Nanganallur. Bharatanatyam classes, music classes - including vocal and several instruments etc are a common sight in Nanganallur. Some of the training centers like RIPE, UCMAS, SIP abacus, Global Art Academy and others offer coaching in their respective fields. Shloka classes and free sanskrit classes are also held by people who volunteer to teach them.
On the whole, the Temple Town, as aptly known is self sufficient place to live and work and enjoy.
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