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Home>>South India>>Tamil Nadu>>Spiritual>>Perur Patteeswaraswamy Temple

Perur Patteeswaraswamy Temple

Perur Patteeswaraswamy Temple

Perur Patteeswaraswamy Temple, Visit Perur Patteeswaraswamy Temple of Tamilnadu, Temple tour of Perur Patteeswaraswamy Location : Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu
Presiding Deity : Lord Shiva
Festival Celebrated : Panguni Uthiram

Perur Patteeswaraswamy temple built by Karikala Cholan is located 7-km west of Coimbatore near river Noyyal. Coimbatore has many temples out of which the Perur Patteeshwara Swamy (also spelt as Swami) temple is the most popular one. The temple upholds huge statues. The significance of Perur temple in earlier days is unfolded in the poetic creations of Arunagiri Nather and Kachiappa Munivar.

The temple stands on the banks of the holy river Noyyal called 'Kanchi Manadi' by the locals. The sanctum seen in the temple is the joint effort of the Chola, Hoysala and Vijayanagara rulers. This temple is rich in architecture.

The statues of Gajasamhara, Virabadra, Bikshadana, Oordhva Thandava, Saraswati with Veena all rival one another in artistic perfection.

Lord Shiva is the presiding deity of this temple who is known as 'Patteeswarar' and his consort Parvati is known as 'Panchanayaki'. The idol in the temple is believed to be 'Swayambu Lingam' (self emerged).

Perur Patteeswaraswamy Temple, Visit Perur Patteeswaraswamy Temple of Tamilnadu, Temple tour of Perur Patteeswaraswamy The greatest attraction of the temple is the 'Kanaka Saba' or the golden hall, which is adorned by a gold plated statue of Nataraja bestowing blessings upon the two sages - Gowmuni and Pattimuni. The Gopurams and Pillars of the hall have exquisitely carved out sculptures highlighting Dravidian architecture.

Pilgrims from all over Tamil Nadu visit this temple and pay homage to their ancestors. There is popular belief that the mortal remains of the dead turn into white stones after about 144 days.

Festivities
Panguni Uthiram celebrated here is attended by a large number of devotees.

HOW TO GET THERE

Air : Peelamedu airport is 10-km from Coimbatore city, which operates regular flights to Bangalore, Mumbai, Chennai, Kochi and Madurai.

Rail : Coimbatore is a major railway junction on the Southern Railways and has trains to Chennai, Rameshwaram, Madurai, Bangalore, Mumbai, Kanyakumari, Kozhikode, Mettupalayam, Kochi and Delhi.

Road : Coimbatore is connected by road with all major places in South India. For local transportation, city buses, taxis and auto rickshaws are available.

WHERE TO STAY
Accommodation is available at the star, moderate class and small budgeted hotels, lodges, and hostels in Coimbatore.  

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