15th May 2018
Thought of visiting this temple every time I cross this place on the way to my Native Village Pappavalasu from Erode/ Perundurai. Last Monday 15th May 2018. Visited my Village and got down at Thudupathi on the way to Erode to catch the Yercaud Express.
Iraivan: Sri Kasi Viswanathar.
Iraivi : Sri Kasi Visalakshi.
Some of the important details are….
The temple is facing east with palipedam and Nandhi without any entrance arch or a Rajaagopuram. The sanctum Santorum consists of Sanctum, Antara and artha Mandapam. In Koshtam Dhakshinamurthy, Brahma and Durgai all are latter additions. Ambal is facing east in a separate temple like sannadhi.
In the outer prakaram sannadhi for Vinayagar, Sri Subramaniyar Chandran Suryan, Sandikeswarar. Navagrahas, Saneeswarar and Bairavar.
It was told that the temple was built about 500 years before without any koshtam and present deities are added at a latter stage. This Shiva temple and Sri Kari Varadharaja Perumal are built in a common premises. The mangalore tiled roof vahana mandapam is in a dilapidated condition. The temple is being maintained by the a section of Kongu Kuruppa Nadu Vellalar Community.
The temple will be kept opened between 07.00 hrs to 10.00 hrs and 17.00 hrs to 19.30 hrs.
Contact landline and mobile numbers are 245278 and 9443245278.
HOW TO REACH:
This temple and the Thudupathi Village is on the way from Perundurai to Gobichettipalayam / Tirupur via Kunnathur.
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