Friday, May 27, 2016

Rajarajeshwari Temple, Yercaud

Rajarajeshwari Temple, Yercaud
Sri Raja Rajeswari temple is located on the way to Shervaroyan temple. The massive Raja Rajeswari idol is to be found in a sitting posture, and it is 4.5 feet tall. The deity of this temple is said to be the goddess of all gods in the Hindu Pantheon.

The idol of the goddess Sri Raja Rajeswari is seen surrounded by a Surfeit of gods. There is a belief that with the deity’s blessings one can attain wealth and prosperity.

It is located at a distance of 4 km from Yercaud Bus Stand and 3 km from Shevaroy Temple, Sri Raja Rajeswari Temple is located in a scenic valley on the way to Shevaroy Temple. This temple is dedicated to Goddess Raja Rajeswari, a form of Goddess Shakti. This temple was established in the year 1983, by Tirukovilur Tapovanam Srila Sri Gnananada Giri Swami Parampara, follower of Swami Poornanda Giri.

The temple is currently managed by the son of the founder. The idol of the main goddess is encircled by the idols of other Hindu Gods such as Rudra, Vishnu, Lakshmi, Brahma and Saraswathi.