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Sri Angala Parameswari temple



Moolavar : Angala Parameswari Amman
Urchavar : Angala Parameswari Amman
Amman / Thayar : Angala Parameswari Amman
Thala Virutcham : Neem tree ? Veppa Maram in Tamil
Theertham : Siruvani
Agamam / Pooja : One time puja a day as per Perur temple rules
Old year : 500 years old
Historical Name : Perur
City : Perur
District : Coimbatore
State : Tamil Nadu

Singers:

   NA


Festival:

   As followed in all Shakthi temples, special pujas are performed on Tuesdays and Fridays in the month of Aadi-July-August with abisheks of all fragrant materials. Navarathri in September-October is grandly celebrated with special Alankaras to Mother Amman. Other important festivals observed in the temple are the Chithirai Tami New Year day falling almost on April 14 with special Alankaras with fruits and Pujas to Amman and the Margazhi-December-January pujas.


Temple's Speciality:

   Generally, Nandhi is the vahan in Shiva temples and Lion in Shakthi temples. Here Nandhi occupies the vahan place.


Opening Time:

   The temple is open from 6.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and from 4.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.


Address:

   Sri Angala Parameswari Amman Temple, Angalamman Koil Street, Perur, Coimbatore.


Phone:

   91 422 2606115


General Information:

   According to local history, Mother Pechi Amman directly nursed a woman when in labour condition.??During the Kundam festival, the fire pit ? Poo Midhi Thiruvizha ? is built on the road itself.


Prayers:

   The main prayer is for wedding boon.??Pechi Amman in the temple is praised as a graceful nurse for pregnant women.??They pray to Her for safe delivery of the child.


Thanks giving:

   Those following a regular fasting during Purattasi month ? September-October, undertake feeding to the visiting devotees and eat Mansoru ? placing the food on plain ground without using leaf or plate. They also do tonsuring of the children in the temple. They also do Annadhanam on festival days.


Greatness Of Temple:

   It is said that there are two snakes in an anthill resembling the form of Mother Amman.??They do not fall in the eyes of general public.??But the priest claims to have seen them many times and says they are about 25 feet long.


Temple History:

   The temple has many stories to its credit including the name of Amman.??While Lord Shiva and Mother Parvathi were passing through the banks of Noyyal, Parvathi felt the depth of the river at a spot and told it to Lord Shiva.??Hence, the name Angalamman, people say.??There was no stone idol for Amman in the past.??People were pouring milk on an anthill which later began to like Mother Amman.??They began to apply turmeric and designed the anthill with eyes etc. and gave it the form of Amman.??Even today, the presiding idol is only in clay.??A stone idol is made for purpose of abishek and Alankaras.???It is said that the famous Chola king ? Karikal Chola visited this temple.??People say that they hear the sound of anklets during night time.??Mother Angalamman is the protector of many residing around the temple.


Special Features:

   Miracle Based:?Though Lion is the Vahan in all Shakti temples, here Nandhi is occupying that place as in Shiva temples.?


*Sources from Dinamalar.com




 
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