Arulmigu Subramanya Swamy Temple, Chennimalai


With the specialities of ?Moorthy, thalam and tirtham? , in Kongu Nadu, Erode district, Arulmigu Subramanya Swamy Temple-Chennimalai is situated at 30 km on Erode to Dharapuram route, and 13 Kms from Perundurai. This is a Hill temple. At the hill temple, the pooja and Festivities are conducted according to Karana, Kamiga and Aagama rules and regulations by Archagas belonging to Markandeya Gothra . Gopuja is done at 5.30 A.M daily and the hill temple sannadi is opened for Swami Dharshan and Pooja from 6.00 A.M. to 8.00 P.M without any intermission. The temple is closed at 8.15 P.M after the Ardhajama pooja.

Once upon a time Anandan a.k.a Nagarjuna and Vayu Deva were contending that each of them to be superiorand important. So there was a fight between them to prove their strength. When Anandan embraced Mahameru (Big hill) and held firmly, Vayu Deva responded by blowing strongly. As a result, head (Peak) of Mahameru was blown away and fell at Poondurai (Today’s Perundurai) town. This peak of Mahameru is known as Sira giri, Sigara giri, Pushpa giri, Makutagiri or Chennimalai (The head of hills). About 3 miles from Chennimalai, on the banks of Noyyal River, there is a village named ‘Kodumanal’. It was once a flourishing ancient trade city known as Kodumanam, as inscribed in Patittrupathu of Sangam literature. The place is an important archaeological site, under the control of State Archaeological Department of Tamil Nadu. Archaeological Survey suggests that, once upon a time, this village used to be a big town and was ruled by a petty king. The research on this subject is still continuing to unearth more information.Hundreds of years ago there lived a Land lord in this town who had hundreds of dairy cows in his farm, one among them was a Black Colour Cow (Karam Pasu).

Pooja Timing

S.no Pooja Timings
1 First Time Pooja 7.00 A.M
2 Morning Pooja 8.00 A.M
3 Utchi Kala Pooja 12.00 P.M
4 Saya Raksha Pooja 5.00 P.M
5 Rakkala Pooja 7.00 P.M
6 Arthajama Pooja 8 .00 P.M

Temple Opening Time

Morning :   05.00 AM To  12.00 PM

Evening :   04.30 PM To  09.00 PM


for other details visit temple official website www.chennimalaitemple.tnhrce.in

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