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Sri Aludayar temple

Moolavar : Aludayar
Urchavar : NA
Amman / Thayar : NA
Thala Virutcham : NA
Theertham : NA
Agamam / Pooja : NA
Old year : 1000-2000 years old
Historical Name : NA
City : Uyyakondan thirumalai
District : Thiruchirapalli
State : Tamil Nadu




   The temple celebrates monthly Shivrathris, Maha Shivrathri in February-March, Pradoshams, all Mondays with Sankabisheka on last Mondy and Aipasi Poornima Annabisheka in October-November

Temple's Speciality:

   Presiding deity Aludayar in Shivalinga form is 8.5 feet tall facing east. This is a Shiva temple without Mother shrine.

Opening Time:

   The temple is open from 6.00 a.m. to 10.00 a.m. and from 5.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.


   Sri Aludayar Temple, Uyyakondan Tirumalai, Tiruchi district.



General Information:

   Lord Dakshinamurthy graces the devotees from the north of the Deva Kottam of the temple. Lord Vishnu is in the east, Mother Vishnu Durga is in the north and Lord Chandikeswara opposite the Durga shrine. There is also a Maha Mandap and a Nandhi mandap in the temple.


   Women seeking wedding boon and those seeking child boon and relief from speech problems pray in the temple.

Thanks giving:

   Women realizing their wishes tie cradles and bell near Nandhi Deva

Greatness Of Temple:

   The temple is built on a hill.

Temple History:

   Kara the eldest son of Vishrawas and Shaka and related to Ravana decided to build a Shiva temple to perform penance. The other sons are Dhooshana and Tirisira. Kara was also the commander of Tirisira?s army during his rule here. This Aludayar Temple is one built by Kara in Uyyakondan Tirumalai.

Special Features:

   Miracle Based: Lord Aludayar in a majestic Shivalinga form in the sanctum sanctorum is 8.5 feet tall facing east.

*Sources from Dinamalar.com

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