Mokaneeswarar Temple, Kulayagoundanpudur, Coimbatore

Sri Mokaneeswarar temple is located in the village named Kulayagoundanpudur, in the district of Coimbatore, in the state of Tamil Nadu in South India. The primary deity of this temple is Mokaneeswarar (Lord Shiva) and his consorts are none.

The holy tree of this temple is none. The holy water of this temple is Krupa Theertham. The agamam or pooja of this temple is known as Kameeyam. This temple is nearly 500-1000 years old in this region. The historical name of this place is none.

The important festivals that are grandly celebrated with much festivity are Aadi perukku and Aadi Pooram (July-August), Maha Shivarathri in February-March, Sabthasthanam festival in Chithirai (April-May),  Panguni festival (March-April) with special pujas, Tirukalyanam (wedding festival) in Vaikasi (May-June), Aswathi star day in Masi (February-March),  and Tirumanjanam in Aani (June-July).

During all the important religious days and auspicious days are marked with long hours in this temple. The temple’s timings are between 6.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and 4.00 to 930 p.m for devotees and pilgrims. Special puja and rituals are also marked on the day of Shivarathri with great dedication and devotion.

During the Mahamagam festival take bath or dip in the tank.  It is a popular festival celebrated once in 12 years as the Kumbh Mela in South. This is the most sought after temple in Chennai by Hindus on all the auspicious days and religious important days with great devotion and dedication. The temple’s architecture is a real wonder to be watched and witnessed.

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  1. T Sasidharan says:

    I would like to get updates on temples and their activities.