Sugantha Parimaleswarar Temple, Tirumananjeri, Pudukkottai

Sri Sugantha Parimaleswarar temple is positioned in the remote village cited as Tirumananjeri, in the district of Pudukkottai , in the state of Tamil Nadu in South India. The main deity of this temple is Sugantha Parimaleswarar (Lord Shiva) and his consort is Sugantha .

The holy tree of this temple is Vilwa. The holy water of this temple is well water. The agamam or pooja of this temple is called as Kameeyam. This temple is just 1000-2000 years old in this region. The historical name of this zone is Tirumananjeri.

The important religious festivals of this temple are Tamil and English New Year days, Thai Aattru Thiruvizha in January-February, Vinayaka Chaturthi in August-September, Makar Sankranti, Special pujas are performed in the temple for Lord and Sugantha on Deepavali, Pradosha days – 13th day of New Moon or Full Moon days, 29 day Masi Magam Brammotsavam in May-June, Skanda Sashti in October-November, procession of Lord in Kailash Vahan and 10 day Aadi Pooram in July-August. These festivals are thronged by local residents, far and near pilgrims and devotees.

It also largely attracts a large number of people to this particular temple in order to witness the specialty. The presiding deity Lord graces for devotees and pilgrims from the sanctum sanctorum as a Swayambu Linga. The temple structure reflects Dravidian style of architecture. It is an ancient Lord Shiva temple in this district that has mention in religious texts. Special pujas and rituals are conducted on the day of Shivarathri by the devotees and pilgrims with great devotion.

Address – Sri Sugantha Parimaleswarar temple, Tirumananjeri, Pudukkottai district, Tamil Nadu

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