Harihara Puthra Swamy Temple, Esanai, Perambalur
Harihara Puthra Swamy Temple is dedicated to Hindu God Ayyappan located at Esanai Village in Perambalur District of Tamilnadu. This temple of Lord Ayyappan is very famous, and this deity is called "Sri Harihara Puthra Swamy" by the populace. Also, there is a Lord Kamatchi Amman deity in this temple. People visit this holy people to pay their rituals and give offerings. The following festivals and functions are being celebrated with gaiety and grandeur with Vedic importance. The Temple is visited by thousands of people from India and abroad.
Chithra Poornima and Laksha Archana:
This is done during the full moon day in the month of "Chithirai". The celebration will start with Ganapathy homam, Vigneshwara pooja with the chanting of Ekadasa Rudhra Japam. The figure will be adorned with new vastrams and Pushpa Alankaram besides Pushpa Koodaram in the main mandapam. Eka Dina Laksha Archana is being done during this celebration.
Dhanur masa - Tirupakshi Pooja:
This is done during the month of "Margazhi" (December 15 – January 15) of every year. Abishekam, Archana and Aradhana are typically performed on all these days.
On this auspicious day, the deity is being offered with sweet Pongal along with the Abishekam, Archana and Aaradhana. Thiruvilakku Alankaram in the temple is typically done on that evening.
Esanai is located at about 10 Kms from Perambalur, 46 Kms from Ariyalur, 75 Kms from Trichy and 45 Kms from Attur. Nearest Railway Station is located at Attur and Ariyalur. Nearest Airport is located at Trichy.