Bhagavan Kovil, Dharapuram, Tirupur
Bhagavan Kovil is a famous temple near Dharapuram of Tirupur district in the Indian state of Tamilnadu, India. The temple is so special because of the primary deity Bhagavan Thirumalaiswamy who is a human turned God. This temple is best known for the Ugadi festival which falls on Indian summer months of March or April and precisely on the Telugu New Year day called Ugadi. This temple gets visitors in lakhs during this world famous festival. There is tourist attraction near this place; Nallathangal Dam is located 4 km from Bhagavan Kovil.
The temple is located at 10°42’58’N 77°39’1’E.
Bhagavan Thirumalai swamy is Moolavar (main god) of this temple and also deities of Sri Vinayakar and Sri Murugan are also in this temple. This temple located in kosava valasu alias Bhagavan Kovil near ponnivadi village, Dharapuram (talk), Tirupur (district).
This temple is one of the Vainava sthalam. It was constructed approximately before 200 years by Aathipullayak Gounder and his village people. At that time one of the Sitthar name as Thirumalai swamy stayed in this temple and wish the devotees. People believe that Sitthar solved all their problems. His coat was decorated and placed in Mulathana mandapam for daily poojas.
· Opening 7.00 AM To 7.00 PM
· Abishegam 8.00 AM
· Noon Pooja at 12.00 PM
Sri Bhagavan Thirukovil,
Sri Kadu Hanumantharaya Thirukovil,
The temple is less than 17 km from Dharapuram. The nearest railway station is Tiruppur Railway Station located 64 km. The nearest airport is Coimbatore International Airport located 92 km from this place. The closest hill station is Kodaikanal located 55 km.