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Sri Appakudathan temple

Moolavar : Appaku
Urchavar : Appala Ranganathar
Amman / Thayar : Indiradevi, Kamalavalli
Thala Virutcham : Purasa tree
Theertham : Indira Pushkarini
Agamam / Pooja : Pancharatra Agama
Old year : 1000-2000
Historical Name : Tirupair
City : Koviladi
District : NA
State : Tamil Nadu




   9 day Mayana Kollai festival beginning the next day of Shivarthri is celebrated in the temple

Temple's Speciality:


Opening Time:

   The temple is open from 7.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.


   Sri Angalaparameswari Temple, Thurayur, Tiruchi district.



General Information:




Thanks giving:

   Devotees offer abishek and cloths (vastras) to the Goddess as prayer commitment.

Greatness Of Temple:

   To see Goddess in a lying form (Sayana) is very rare in Shakti temples. Quite a few are there. Koniamman in Coimbatore and Vandi Maricha Amman in Ambasamudram in Tirunelveli district are in this form

Temple History:

   The region was once under the rule of a miser king named Vallala Raja. He was stingy to the core that he covered even the fields with a net so that crows and sparrows could not touch the grains. He had no progeny to succeed him to the throne.

Special Features:


*Sources from Dinamalar.com

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