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Sri Ilameeswarar temple



Moolavar : Ilameeswarar
Urchavar : NA
Amman / Thayar : Thaiyal Nayaki
Thala Virutcham : Vanni
Theertham : Float ? Theppam
Agamam / Pooja : NA
Old year : 500 years old
Historical Name : NA
City : Daramangalam
District : Salem
State : Tamil Nadu

Singers:

   NA


Festival:

   Monthly Full Moon days, Pradosha days, Kruthika star days, Tirukarthikai in November-December and Maha Shivrathri in February-March are the festivals celebrated in the temple.


Temple's Speciality:

   Lord Shiva is a Swayambumurthi in the temple.


Opening Time:

   The temple is open from 6.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and from 4.00 p.m. to 8.30 p.m.


Address:

   Sri Ilameeswarar Temple, Daramangalam, Salem district.


Phone:

   91- 4290 - 252 100.


General Information:

   There are shrines for Lords Muruga, Bhairava, Dakshinamurthi, Sun and Nagar.? Sri Vinayaka as Lord Bala Vidya Ganapathi graces the temple with His merciful presence.? Pure rice is offered as nivedhana to Lord Shiva.?


Prayers:

   Devotees pray to Lord Balavidya Ganapathy on Tuesdays, Fridays and on special puja days with grass garlands-Arugampul in Tamil, pudding balls-Kozhukattai in Tamil as nivedhana for knowledge and wisdom boon.? Archanas are performed for those dull in studies.


Thanks giving:

   Devotees offer vastras to Lord and Mother and contribute for temple renovation.


Greatness Of Temple:

   Lord Bala Vidya Ganapathi graces from a separate shrine blessing devotees with knowledge boon. This is the place and temple where Lord Mahavishnu offered His sister Mother Sivakamasundari to Lord Shiva in wedding. Lord Shiva and Nandhi are big in size in the temple. As Lord appears youthful, He is praised as Ilameeswarar-Young Lord. Mother Thaiyal Nayaki is facing south. Devotees worship here for re-union of families.


Temple History:

   A chieftain Keddi Mudali by name ruling this region came to this place which was then a jungle.? Despite long efforts, he could not find any animal for hunting.? Weary, he relaxed here for a while.? His men tried to bind the horse at a place.? The horse refused to stand there, jumped and stopped at a different place.? His men could not find anything there, but while digging the place, found a Shivalinga.? Happy chieftain installed the Linga there and performed pujas.? The temple was built later.


Special Features:

   Miracle Based:?Lord Shiva is a Swayambumurthi in the temple.?


*Sources from Dinamalar.com




 
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