Veeraraghava Perumal temple , one among the 108 Tirupatis of Lord Vishnu is situated at Tiruvallur, a suburban town of Chennai city.
The temple has Veeraraghava Perumal- Evvulukidandan in sanctum reclining on His Ananta and Utsavar, a resplendent idol flanked by His consorts.
The God here is believed to be a physician hence the name Vaidya. Childless couples and those who want relief from various ailments pay obeisance to Perumal here and get blessed.
The Huge crowd of devotees waiting patiently in temple queue is ample proof of the faith they have in almighty.
In the outer circumambulatory path there are shrines dedicated to Kankavalli Thayar and Andal., Lord's consorts
There are also shrines for Rama and Krishna.
The great devotees of Vishnu ; Alwars have sung mangalasanams ( hymns) in praise of Lord here.
The huge mandapams in front of the temple serve as venues for multiple weddings which are conducted simultaneously.
How to reach- From Chennai many suburban trains are available. It would take just about an hour and about 15 minutes to reach Tiruvallur.
From Tiruvallur one can get share auto rickshaws which would drop one near the temple.