Mahimaleeswarar Temple, Erode, Tamil Nadu

Shri Mahimaleeswarar Temple is based in the sub-town known as Erode town in Tamil Nadu in Southern India. The principal deity of this temple is Mahimaleeswarar (Lord Shiva) and his consort is Mangalambikai.

The holy tree of this temple is Jack tree. The holy water of this temple is spring water. The agamam or pooja of this temple is known as Kameeyam. This temple is nearly 1000-2000 years old in this region. The historical name of this spot is none.

The festivals of this temple are all Lord Shiva related festivals are grandly celebrated mainly Maha Shivrathri in February-March with devotional and dedicational significance. Other festivals of this temple are Car festival on the Sadaya star day in the month of Chithirai (April-May) in praise of Saint Tirunavukkarasar, Margazhi Tiruvadhirai in December-January, Purattasi Navarathri in September-October,           Vinayaka Chaturthi, Vaikasi Visakam in May-June, Vaikasi Thiruvadhirai in May-June,  Aipasi Annabishekam in October-November, Margazhi Tiruvadirai in December-January, Mondays of Karthikai Tamil month covering November-December and Thai Poosam in January-February.

The shrine is at the heart of the town therefore devotees and pilgrims can easily reach on festive days and auspicious days with great devotion and dedication.

The shrine is open for all the Hindus from 6.00 a.m. to 12.00 a.m. and from 4.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.  In this temple, Lord Shiva is a swayambumurthy.

Special pujas and rituals are conducted on the eve of Shivarathri and other Lord Shiva related auspicious days and religious important days at this shrine.

Address – Shri Mahimaleeswarar Temple, Erode, Tamil Nadu

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