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Sri Kalyanavaradarajar temple



Moolavar : Kalyanavaradarajar
Urchavar : NA
Amman / Thayar : Vedavalli
Thala Virutcham : Vilwa
Theertham : Amaravathi teertham
Agamam / Pooja : Pancharathra
Old year : 500 years old
Historical Name : Sankararamanallur
City : Kozhumam
District : Coimbatore
State : Tamil Nadu

Singers:

   NA


Festival:

   Chithirai New Year day (April), Chitra Full Moon day (April-May). Vaikunda Ekadasi in December January, Saturdays in the Month of Purattasi (September-October) and Brahmmotsavam in Margazhi (December-January) are the festivals grandly celebrated in the temple.


Temple's Speciality:

   As the place has the reputation of unity among Saivism and Vaishnavism, Vedavalli Thayar is worshiped with Vilwa leaves related to Lord Shiva.


Opening Time:

   The temple is open from 7.00 a.m. to 12.00 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. to 7.30 p.m


Address:

   Sri Kalyanavaradarajar Temple, Kozhumam, Coimbatore.


Phone:

   91-4252 - 278 644 , 93451-96814.


General Information:

   The flag post ? Kodimaram is outside the temple.??Vaishnavite saints Nammazhwar, Periazhwar, Acharya Sri Ramanuja and Vishvaksenar grace the devotees from the front mandap of the temple.??The Vimana-tower above the sanctum sanctorum is of Ekadala design.


Prayers:

   It is the faith of the devotees that their marital life would be happier if they pray to Kalyana Varadarajar in His majestic standing form.??People also pray for child boon and relief from adverse aspects of Saturn planet.


Thanks giving:

   Devotees perform special Tirumanjanam to Lord and Mother and offer Sweet Pudding-Sarkarai Pongal as nivedhana.


Greatness Of Temple:

   The temple is situated in a pleasant environment of greenery on the banks of River Amaravathi with Lord Kalyana Varada Rajar with His consorts Sridevi and Bhoodevi.?Mother Vedavalli Thayar graces from a shrine right of the Lord.??Sri Garuda Bhagwan is opposite Lord?s shrine with His foot prints.Sri Anjaneya is facing the northwest called Vayu corner as if paying his obeisance both to Lord and his father Vayu. Discus of Lord is sculpted above the head of Sri Anjaneya. It is believed that Sage Veda Vyasa worshipped Anjaneya here.


Temple History:

   During the rule of a Chola king of this region, monsoon failed, water sources dried up resulting in severe famine.??The king prayed to Lord Vishnu to protect his subjects and restore prosperity with good rains.??Lord granted the boon sought by the king and made the place prosperous.??As a mark of his gratitude, the king built this temple.There is also a Shiva temple nearby believed to have built in the same period to foster Saiva-Vaishnava harmony. To mark this understanding, the place has both the names of Shiva and Vishnu as Sankara Rama Nallur. Shankara-Shiva. Rama- Vishnu. To further the unity of the philosophies, Puja to Mother Vedavalli Thayar is performed with Vilwa leaves generally attributed to Lord Shiva.


Special Features:

   NA


*Sources from Dinamalar.com




 
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