Parvatheeswarar Temple, Injikudi

Sri Parvatheeswarar temple is positioned in the remote village cited as Injikudi, in the district of Tiruvarur, in the state of Tamil Nadu in South India. The main deity of this temple is Parvatheeswarar (Lord Shiva) and his consort is none.

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 called as Kameeyam. This temple is approximately 1000-2000 years old in this region. The historical name of this unique place is Injikudi.

The important festivals of this temple are Aipasi Annabhishekam in October-November, Kartika Purnima, Arudra Darshan or Margazhi Tiruvadhirai in December-January,  all the days of Ekadashi,  Jalabhiseka, Shivrathri in February-March, Sankranti, feeding of Saint Gnanasambandar by Mother Parvathi in the month of Purattasi – September-October, Deepavalli, pongal, English and Tamil New Year days according to the regional traditional calendar and Georgian calendar are celebrated with grand rituals and pujas.

The main deity is a swayambumurthy in this temple.  The temple remains broadily open from 6.30 a.m. to 12.00 a.m. and from 4.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m for all the pilgrims and devotees.

There many other deities in this temple complex which are house in separate shrines and pujas are conducted as per the Vedic practices. Ancient Hindu rules and regulations are strictly followed in this shrine at large.

The village of Injikudi can be easily accessed by roadways from the city headquarters through bus and taxi. It is a temple that is largely dedicated to Lord Shiva and all the religious activities related to the Lord are observed with perfection.

Address – Sri Parvatheeswarar temple, Injikudi, Tiruvarur, Tamil Nadu

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