|Elevation||29 m (95 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC+5:30 (IST)|
Madambakkam is a residential neighbourhood of south Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. It borders Selaiyur, Vengaivasal and Sithalapakkam. The town is well known for its greeneries and the famous centuries old Dhenupureeswarar temple.
Madambakkam is located at  It has an average elevation of 29 metres (95 feet). Periyar Nagar, Sadasiva Nagar (Main, Extension I, Extension II and Extension III), LDS Avenue, Sree Sairam Nagar, Kozhipannai, Hansa Garden, Sri Maruthi Nagar, Mullai Nagar, Thiruvalluvar Street, A.L.S nagar,Sri Parasuvnath Avenue, S.R.Colony,Yeshwanth Nagar, Greater kailash nagar, Parvathi Nagar, Padmavathi Nagar, Padhama Prabhu Nagar, Rajambal Colony And its Extensions, Joy Nagar, Manickam Nagar and its Extensions, Brindhavan Nagar, Balaji Nagar, Jothivenkatachalam Nagar, Prashanthi Colony, Chairman Thambiah Reddy Colony, Sudharsan nagar, Shanti Niketan Colony, Sriram Nagar, Ganapathi Nagar, Gnananda Nagar(South),Kamaraj Nagar, Bhuvaneswari Nagar, Ambika Nagar, Aditya Nagar, Sabapathy Nagar, Kumara samy Nagar, Bank Colony,Chandara Bass Nagar, Mohan Nagar are localities in Madambakkam..
Madambakkam is known for its historic Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The main deity of the temple is Lord Dhenupureeswarar. The temple is believed to be revamped during the tenure of Kulothunga Chola. The temple itself is said to have built during the period of the Parantaka Chola II (Sundara Chola), around 956-973 A.D. It has got beautiful sculptures and different postures of Shiva.
There is also a universal shrine for Sri Seshadriswamigal, SriChakra mahameru Lalithatripurasundari, SriGuruvayoorappan, 18 siddars, SriNagarajar with his consorts SriNagalakshmi & SriNagavalli,and a ghosala for cows which allows worship, irresepective of caste, creed, or religion. 18 siddars represent the Navagrahas (each planet is represented by 2 siddars). Siddar Havan is the most popular way of worship, wherein the individuals are permitted to perform velvi by themselves. This is also called as Navagraha Parihara Stalam.This universal shrine for worship is built by Guruji KVLN Sharmaji principle disciple of Sathguru Sri Seshadri swamigal
The temple is one of the 163 notified areas (megalithic sites) in the state of Tamil Nadu.
The Gajaprishta Vimana temple contains inscriptions ranging from the period of Cholas through Sundara Pandya to Vijayanagara kings. The inscriptions reveal that the original name of Lord Dhenupureeswarar was Sittreri Udaiya Nayanar and that of Goddess Dhenukambal was Nampirattiyar. The passageway through which visitors pass to see the main deity belongs to the Vijayanagara period.
NARBHAVEE Ashram run by Sri Ramani Guruji; Sri Sakthi Arutkoodam, 18 Alamelupuram, Madambakkam, Chennai - 600126 
Corporation status Awaited
Madambakkam Town Set to Upgrade as Corporation soon. A proposal was made to TN Government to make Tambaram as Chennai Tambaramcorporation zone .Tambaram corporation will encompass two municipalities, four town panchayats in Perungalathur, Peerkankaranai, Madambakkam and Chitlapakkam, and seven village panchayats including Mudichur, Medavakkam, Vengaivasal, Agaramthen.
A proposal for creating three independent municipal corporations Tambaram, Pallavaram, Avadi under the consideration of the government, official sources privy to the de velopments said. "We have sent the proposal a few weeks ago. It is under consideration of the government," an official with the commissionerate of municipal administration.
The Madambakkam is highly residential area where,the population is a mixture of Tamil and other Indians.
Panchayat Union Primary School (Within 1km from Sivan temple)
Govt. Hr. Sec. School - Madambakkam (Near Sudharshan Nagar)
Kidzee preschool - sithalapakkam. 2 km from kaaleeswari company adjacent to Perumbakkam lake.
UV Global Pre School, near Bharath University
Zion Matriculation Higher Secondary School.
Chilanka Academy of Dance and Music is situated at ALS Nagar, Madambakkam and VGP Srinivasa Nagar Rajakilpakkam. The Academy provides training for (adults/children) graded courses of ANNAMALAI UNIVERSITY for Bharatanatyam, Vocal, Drawing, Violin, Mridangam and TRINITY COLLEGE OF LONDON graded courses for keyboard, guitar. CBSE schools - Alwin Memorial Public School (Zion Group), Indra Nagar (Selaiyur) towards Madambakkam, Sri Kanchi Mahaswami Vidya Mandir via madambakkam main road in Rajakilpakkam
 Previously used TN-22-xx-XXXX (MEENAMBAKKAM - Alandur)
Currently using TN-11-xx-XXXX (Tambaram)
The Pentecostal Church; Address: Mohan Nagar Main St, Mohan Nagar, Madambakkam, Chennai, Tamil Nadu 600126 Near UV Global Pre School Timing: 7:00 am – 9:00 pm
- Madeena Masjid - Maruthi Nagar, Madambakkam
- Masjid - Mohan Nagar, Madambakkam
S3 - Mini Bus - Madambakkam to Chrompet via Chitalapakkam, (Mini Bus have also been planned through Sadasiva Nagar, Madambakkam)
A5 - T. Nagar to Balaji nagar( UV Global Preschool),
51G - Tambaram East to Medavakkam Koot Rd via. (Camp Road Jn, Mahalakshmi Nagar, Srinivasa Nagar, Madambakkam Temple, Noothancheri Cross Rd, Vengaivasal)
51A - Tambaram East to AgaramThen (Alight @ Bharath University & UV Global Preschool to enter Madambakkam)
105A - Tambaram East to Navalur (Alight @ Bharath University & UV Global Preschool to enter Madambakkam)
51T - Tambaram East to Ponmar via. (Camp Road, Bharath University, UV Global Preschool- Mohan nagar, Mappedu, AgaramThen, Kovilancherry, Madurapakkam Rd.Jn)
M14 (Extn.,) from SaidaPet to Madambakkam Koil via SanthosaPuram, Vengai Vasal
M15 - Adyar to Balaji nagar(Bharath University). This service is available one trip on morning and evening.
Kozhipannai & Bharath University are the nearby busy areas whereas Bharath University and UV Global Preschool are the Gateways to Madambakkam while approaching from Tambaram East.
L 151 - High Court to Vengaivasal via (Secretariat, Chepauk, Adyar, Eng.College, Madipakkam Rd. Jn.(Velachery Main Rd.), Medavakkam Jn., S.I.V.E.T, Srinivasa Nagar, Madambakkam Koil, Noothancheri). This service is available one trip on morning and evening.
- Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Madambakkam
- "Census of India 2011: Data from the 2011 Census, including cities, villages and towns(Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 June 2004.
- "Population By Religious Community - Tamil Nadu" (XLS). Office of The Registrar General and Census Commissioner, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2011.
- Madhavan, D. (20 December 2012). "National Institute of Siddha modifies expansion plan". The Hindu. Chennai: The Hindu. Retrieved 23 December 2012.
- http://www.arulvanam.org/; For Europe please check: http://narbhavie.com/