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Ayanavaram is located in Chennai
Ayanavaram is located in Tamil Nadu
Ayanavaram is located in India
Coordinates: 13°06′00″N 80°13′59″E / 13.1°N 80.233°E / 13.1; 80.233Coordinates: 13°06′00″N 80°13′59″E / 13.1°N 80.233°E / 13.1; 80.233
Country India
State Tamil Nadu
District Chennai District
Metro Chennai
 • Body Chennai Corporation
 • Official Tamil
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 600 023
Vehicle registration TN-01
Planning agency CMDA
Civic agency Chennai Corporation
Website www.chennai.tn.nic.in

Ayanpuram, or Ayanavaram, is one of the many localities of Chennai and is located in Central Chennai about 8 kilometres from the city center. The Konnur High Road, one of the important connecting roads in Chennai runs through Ayanavaram. Ayanavaram is one of the peripheral commercial Areas of Chennai. Ayanpuram is the original name. Ayan means Brahma. When Lord Muruga admonished Brahma and took over the creation, it is believed that Brahma prayed to Lord Shiva and got his job back. It is believed that Lord Brahma worshipped Lord Shiva here. It is in recognition of that Ayanpuram is named. (It was also called Brahmapuri)

Location in Context[edit]


Bus, train or taxi are the various modes of transportation to reach Ayanavaram.

Ayanavaram is reasonably well connected and is about 7 km from George Town or Vepery. The nearest train station to Ayanavaram is the Perambur Loco Works railway station

,along with Perambur Carriage Works railway station and Perambur railway station. The Chennai Airport is about 20 km south of Ayanavaram.

Schools in Ayanavaram[edit]

There are several schools and other educationl institutions in and around Ayanavaram.

1.Kaligi Ranganathan Montford Matric. Hr. Sec. School

2.Kamaraj Matric. Hr. Sec. School

3.W.P.A Soundrapandian Nadar Hr. Sec. School

4.Dhanish Matric. Hr. Sec. School

5.Railway colony high school

6.Tarapore Educational Trust

7.Don Bosco Matriculation school

8.Bethel Matric. Hr, Sec, School

9.Sri Venkateshwara Kids Play School

10.Little Stars Play School and Day Care

11.Bharatha Vidyalaya Matriculation Higher Secondary School

12.Kannada Sangha Higher Secondary School