Friday, August 26, 2016

Thirumarperu Manikandeswarar Temple, Tirumalpur, Kanchipuram

Thirumarperu Manikandeswarar Temple, Tirumalpur, Kanchipuram
Thirumarperu Manikandeswarar Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva located in Tirumalpur in Ocheri -Tirumalpur road, TamilnaduIndia. The temple is revered by the Tevaram hymns of 7th century Saiva nayanars - Tamil saint poets and is also classified as a Paadal Petra Sthalam (temple revered by the nayanars). This is the 11th Devaram Paadal Petra Shiva Sthalam in Thondai Nadu. Thiruganasambhandar and Thirunavukarasar have sung hymns in praise of Lord Shiva of this temple.

This Sthalam is originally called as "Thiru maarperu" (Thirumaalperu) and as the years passed, it is now called as "Thirumaalpoor". This Sthalam is also called as "Harichakkrapuram" in Sanskrit. The place is about 12 kms from Kancheepuram. One can reach the place by train also. Kancheepuram to Arakkonam rail route and stop at Thirumaalpoor station. From there the temple is 5 kms. Here the pooja is done without touching the deity because they say Siva here is Teenda thirumeny nadhar with kavacham always.

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This temple is built by Parantaka Chola based on their as a symbol of it they installed Choleesvarar & this temple is more than 1500 years old and Sundara chola Stone Scripture were found here, also Tirugnanasambandar and Thirunavukarasar Sung Devaram hymns in this Temple.

The Temple
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Temple Opening Time
The temple is open from 6.00 a.m. to 12.00 a.m. and from 4.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m.
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Literary Mention
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As Lord Vishnu got back His discuss in this temple, it is believed that devotees would have no threats from enemies.  Also they succeed in litigation cases. Devotees perform abishek to Lord and offer Vastras.
Sri Manikandeeswarar Temple,
Tirumalpur – 631 053, Thirumarperu,
Kanchipuram District, Tamilnadu
Phone: +91 4177 248 220 / 293470
Mobile: +91 93454 49339 / 9965367272 / 9444386442 
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