Magudeswarar Temple

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Overview

Magudeswarar Temple and Veera Narayana Perumal Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu respectivelyThis temple is a Mummoorthi Temple and so containing the deities of Brahma, Magudeshwarar, Veeranarayanapperumaal. A competition arose between Adisesha and Vayu the God of Winds about their might.  They put the Meru mount at a centre which was tightly held by Adisesha.  Vayu blew with all velocity to push Adisesha.  Meru split into seven pieces, each as a Gem Shivalinga.  The diamond piece fell in Kodumudi.  This is a place for Naga worship. 
 
 Various festivals are celebrated in the temples beginning with the Tamil New Year. During this ten days of ceremony, the festive deities Siva and Vishnu will be taken out on different types of Vahanas for darsan. Mahasivarathri is a grand saivaite festival. The 18th day of Tamil month Aadi, the deities will be taken to the river bank, bathed and are decorated with sandalwood powder. The Moola Nakshathra day of Tamil Month Avani is celebrated as Pittu Thiruvizha and the Rohini Nakshathra day of the same month is the birthday of Lord Krishna. Annabishekam (abishekam with cooked rice) is performed to the deities on the Aswini nakshathra of Aipasi month and the six day Sasti festival is celebrated culminating with the marriage ceremony of Lord Muruga with Deivanai. The Krithika Nakshathra day of Karthigai is celebrated as Karthikai Deepam. The last Monday of this month is the day for the 108 Sankabishekam. The Thiruvathirai Nakshatra day of Margazhi is the day for Lord Nataraja. A procession for the festive deities is taken out for the public dharshan. The Ekadhasi is the day of entering in the gateway to reach Vaikuntham. Pushpa Nakshathra of Thai month is the day of Theerthavizha. 
 
This sthalam is fullfilled with Mummoorthy and Theertham named as Bharadhwaja Theertham, Brahma Theertham, Deva Theertham and Kavery Theertham.Lord Magudeshwarar is called in various names as Paandi Kodumudi Nathar, Malaikozhundheesar ,Magudalingar,kodumudeshwarar ect. Sacred Tree of this temple is Vanni Tree.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Location

Country
India
State
Tamil Nadu
City
Erode
Location
Kodumudi
Address
Sri Magudeswarar Temple, Tirupandikodumudi, Kodumudi, Erode district, Pin- 638151, Tamil Nadu.
Contact Info
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Near Cities
Nearest Bus Terminal
Tirupandikodumudi
Nearest Railway Station
Erode Jn (ED)
Nearest Airport
Coimbatore International Airport
IN
latitude : 11.029999730 longitude :77.043403630
Corporation : Coimbatore
GPS Code : VOCB
Open Year
2000-3000 years old
Visiting Hours
6.00 a.m. 12.00 a.m. and from 4.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m.

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