Sri Dharma Lingeswarar Temple, Dharmalinga Malai, Coimbatore

Sri Dharma Lingeswarar temple is located in the hill named Dharmalinga Malai, in the district of Coimbatore, in the state of Tamil Nadu in South India. The main deity of this temple is Darma Lingeswarar (Lord Shiva) and his consort is none.

The holy tree of this temple is Vilwa. The holy water of this temple is well theertham. 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 place is Dharmalinga Malai.

Local people plus devotees cooperation and pilgrims of far and near makes this temple as most sought after temple in the district. The main festivals of this temple are Aipasi Annabishekam in October-November, Thai New Moon day in January-February; Masi Shivrathri in February-March, Deepavalli, Pongal, Amavasya, Vaikunta Ekadashi, New Year day as per the Hindu traditional calendar and Georgian calendar and other festivals related to Lord Shiva. These festivals are celebrated in grand manner with much festivity and charisma in this particular temple.

The temple is open for all the Hindus from 6.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m. continuously. Special pujas and rituals are conducted in this temple on all Tuesdays and Sundays that is dedicated to Lord and Mother. Even special pujas and rituals are conducted on Shivarathri day.

It is the most sought after temple in this district. During the whole night of Maha Shivrathri, Bajans are sung in the temple in March-April. With special pujas and aradhanas, Pradosha, Kruthika and new moon days are observed.

Annabishekam is performed in January-February, on Thaipoosam in October-November and on Aipasi Poornima day respectively.

Address – Sri Darmalingeswarar Temple, Darmalinga Malai, Coimbatore district, Tamil Nadu

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