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Sri Valeeswarar temple



Moolavar : Valeeswarar
Urchavar : Somaskandar
Amman / Thayar : Aram Valartha Nayaki
Thala Virutcham : NA
Theertham : Theppam
Agamam / Pooja : Shivagama
Old year : 500-1000 years old
Historical Name : NA
City : Chevur
District : Coimbatore
State : Tamil Nadu

Singers:

   NA


Festival:

   Shivarathri (February-March), Annabishekam in Aipasi (October-November) and Tirukarthikai (November-December) are the festivals celebrated in the temple.


Temple's Speciality:

   The temple is praised by Sundaramurthy Nayanar in his Thevaram hymns. Lord Baladandayuthapani with his staff graces from a shrine behind the shrine of Goddess. In the inner corridor (prakara), Panchalinga, Sahasralinga, Sun, Moon, Nalvar (Gnanasambandar, Appar, Sundarar and Manickavasagar) and Saturn facing west grace from their shrines.


Opening Time:

   The temple is open from 6.30 a.m. to 12.00 a.m. and 4.30 p.m. to 7.00 p.m.


Address:

   Sri Valeeswarar Temple, Chevur-641 655, Coimbatore Dist.


Phone:

   91- 99428 41439.


General Information:

   The temple is praised by Sundaramurthy Nayanar in his Thevaram hymns. Lord Baladandayuthapani with his staff graces from a shrine behind the shrine of Goddess. In the inner corridor (prakara), Panchalinga, Sahasralinga, Sun, Moon, Nalvar (Gnanasambandar, Appar, Sundarar and Manickavasagar) and Saturn facing west grace from their shrines. There is a lamp post (Deepasthamba) outside the temple bearing a sculpture depicting Vali worshipping Lord Shiva. Lord Vinayaka is under the Bodhi tree (Arasamaram) nearby. There is a Shivalinga by the side of Vinayaka with Rahu and Ketu.


Prayers:

   People facing obstacles in wedding proposals, problems about children?s welfare pray to Lord Shiva, Goddess Aram Valartha Nayaki and Lord Muruga.


Thanks giving:

   performing special pujas, abishek and offering vastras ? new clothes.


Greatness Of Temple:

   Lord Muruga with cock:?Mother Goddess Aram Valartha Nayaki (Goddess nurturing righteousness ? dharma) graces from a separate shrine left of the Lord.?Lord Muruga is in between them holding a cock in his left hand.??Generally, Lord Muruga is seen in temples holding His flag with the cock symbol.??Here, He holds the cock itself. There is a lion on his seat-peetam.??His consorts Valli and Deivanai are also in His shrine.??Lord Nataraja graces from a separate shrine.??The speciality of Lord Nataraja is that the idol is designed combining five such Natarajas in five different places.??Arudra festival is grandly celebrated to Lord Nataraja.


Temple History:

   Vali, Sugriva?s brother worshipped in this temple seeking remedy from some bad effects incurred by him. Hence, Lord Shiva in this temple is named Valeeswarar.


Special Features:

   NA


*Sources from Dinamalar.com




 
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