There are three temples on campus - the Sree Durga Peeli Amman Temple, the Jalakanteswarar Temple and Vinayagar temple. The Sree Durga Peeli Amman Temple, known for its serene atmosphere and picturesque surroundings, has the shrines of Lord Vinayaka, Lord Murugan and the Navagrahas. The presiding deity of the temple is Goddess Peeli Amman. The temple organizes the 'Aadi Thiruvizha' in the Tamil month of Aadi. Elaborate ceremonies are performed during the Navarathri festival when the Goddesses are taken out in procession. The temple is located on Delhi Avenue.
A stone's throw away from the Adyar In-Gate is the Jalakanteswarar Temple. The temple houses the shrines of Lord Jalakanteswarar and his consort Goddess Kathyayanee, Lord Rama, Lord Hanuman and the Navagrahas. Navarathri, Mahashivarathri and other festivals are celebrated with great splendour at the temple which is also the venue for music concerts by upcoming artistes.
The Vinayagar temple is situated behind Taramani House. The temple has the shrine of Lord Vinayaka and a Shiva Lingam.
Catholic Mass is conducted at the NCC Building every Sunday at 8:30 am. All campus residents attend the mass. Priests and students from Satya Nilayam, a seminary located in Tiruvanmiyur, Chennai, assist in conducting the mass. The church has an active youth group called Genesis which organizes activities, picnics, get-togethers etc. for its members. Visits to orphanages and old-age homes are arranged by the members of the church on a regular basis. A variety of programmes are organised during the Christmas season and for Easter. The church is affiliated to the Adyar Parish.
The House of Prayer is situated on the Sardar Patel Road, just outside the campus. A Protestant Mass is held on Sundays, in different languages, at different times of the day. The House has a choir, which performs carol services during Christmas and Easter. Choirs from other churches are also invited to perform at the House of Prayer.
Phone : +91 (44) 2445 9482
Durga Peeli Amman Temple
Phone : +91 (44) 2445 9481