Saturday, October 17, 2015

Patteeswarar Temple, Perur, Coimbatore

Patteeswarar Temple, Perur, Coimbatore

Patteeswarar Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located in Perur Town near Coimbatore City in Perur Taluk in Coimbatore District in Tamil Nadu. Presiding Deity is called as Patteeswarar / Goksheereswarar. There are two Ambikas for Lord Shiva in this temple. One Ambika is called as Pachai Nayagi / Maragadambikai. Other Ambika is called as Manonmani. The temple is famous for its Nataraja Sabha called Kanaka Sabhai. The temple is considered as Thevara Vaippu Sthalam as it find mentions in the hymns of Appar, Sundarar and Sambandar. The temple is considered one among the Thirupugazh Sthalams and Thiruvasaga Sthalams. The temple is situated on the southern bank of Noyyal river (Kanchi Maanadhi).


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The Temple

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Temple Opening Time

The temple remains open from 05.30 a.m. to 01.00 p.m. and 04.00 p.m. to 09.00 p.m.


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Literary Mention

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There is a tamarind tree praised as Pirava Puli in front of the temple. The seeds of which do not germinate if sown, indicating that if one surrenders to Lord Shiva he will be liberated from the cycle of birth and death. The Palm Tree is praised as Irava Panai meaning that it would never fall down meaning that those devoted to Lord Patteeswarar would ever be standing straight with name and fame. The bones of those dead, when placed in the Noyyal River flowing near by the temple turn white stones, it is said. Pilgrims from all over visit this spot to pay homage to their ancestors. It is believed that Lord utters the five lettered Na Ma Shi Va Ya mantra on the ears of those dead and takes them with him. 


Patteeswarar Temple,

Perur, Perur Taluk,

Coimbatore District – 641 010

Phone: +91 422 2632 452 / 2607 991 / 260 6849

Mobile: +91 96294 37922 / 94881 55164


The temple is located at about 100 meters from Perur Bus Stop, 7 Kms from Coimbatore Junction Railway Station, 8 Kms from Ukkadam Bus Stand, 9 Kms from Coimbatore, 10 Kms from Coimbatore Central Bus Stand and 18 Kms from Coimbatore Airport. Perur is situated on the Coimbatore to Siruvani Main Road. Bus facilities are available from various parts of the Coimbatore City.