Sri Brahmapureeswarar temple is situated in the settlement area named Siruganur, near Tirupattur, in the district of Tiruchchirappalli, in the state of Tamil Nadu in South India. The principal deity of this temple is Brahmapureeswarar (Lord Shiva) and his consorts are Brahmmanayaki and Brahmma Sampath Gouri.
The holy tree of this temple is Makilzhamaram. The holy water of this temple is Brahma Teertham. The agamam or pooja of this temple is called as Akamam. This temple is approximately 1000-2000 years old in this region. The historical name of this place is Tirupedavur.
The most important festivals are a 10 day festival is celebrated in the temple in the month of Panguni – March-April, 10 day Panguni Uthiram with float festival and flag hoisting in March-April; Arudra darshan-Margazhi Tiruvadhirai in December-January; Aavani Puttu-pudding festival in August-September; Shivarathri in Febuary – March, Deepavalli, Aipasi Skanda Sashti and Annabishekam in October-November, Pongal, 10 day Brahmmotsavam in Vaikasi Visakam in May-June, Navarathri, Masi month, English and Tamil New Year days, Car festival along with floating festival are performed in grand scale in this particular shrine.
According to the local legends, “The Shotasalinga (with 16 stripes) worshipped by Lord Brahmma is placed in a separate hall in the temple. This is the place Lord Shiva relieved Brahmma of a curse. Though a Shiva temple, there is a tall idol for Lord Brahmma in a sepa.” The temple is open for Hindus from 7.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and 4.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. It is one of the sought after shrine in this particular district.
Address – Sri Brahmmapureeswarar temple, Siruganur, near Tirupattur, Tiruchchirappalli, Tamil Nadu.