Friday, September 9, 2016

Koolippatti Murugan Temple, Namakkal

Koolippatti Murugan Temple, Namakkal
Koolippatti Murugan temple is popular attraction and is situated on a small hill. It is located at a distance of 3 km from Namakkal on the way to Thuraiyur. It is exactly located on the Thuraiyur Main road near Anna Nagar. It is devoted to the Lord Murugan. Marriages and ear piercing ceremonies are celebrated here by lots of people. During festival time Kavadi of various types (with holy water, sugar, flowers, tender coconuts, etc.,) are offered to Murugan. During this, Kavadi dance and rural musical-dance are performed.
The availability of marriage halls and reception halls near this Koolippatti temple has made it as one of the well-known marriage temples in this location. It takes about 20 minutes and is about 8 kms from the Namakkal city. The spectacular architecture of these temples inspires awe and amazes the onlookers.
New year in January, Thai Poosam, Panguni Uttiram, Chitra Pournami, Agni Nakshatram, Vaikasi Visakam, Aadi Perukku, Aadi Krithigai, Tamil New year in (Chithirai), Aadi - 18 in August, Vijayadasami,  Karthigai Dheepam in December, Special poojas in full month of Margali, Amavasai, and Pournami are the festivals celebrated in this Temple.

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