Sunday, February 25, 2018

Madhyaneswarar Temple, Koothappar, Trichy

Madhyaneswarar Temple, Koothappar, Trichy
Madhyaneswarar Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located at Koothappar Village near Thiruverumbur in Trichy District of Tamilnadu. Presiding Deity is called as Madhyaneswarar and Mother is called as Anantha Valli. This temple was constructed by Kulothunga Chola.



Legends
Koothappar:
As per the belief. Lord Shiva appeared in front of Muniyandi at this place. As per the historical stories Lord Shiva appeared in front of god Muniyandi in his dancing pose. As he appeared in the dancing pose he is called as Koothappar at this temple.
Other Names:
The place is also called as Mathyarjunapuram (mean City in the mid of Arjuna Forest), Pavala Vanam and Koothaiperumanallur.
The Temple
The temple architecture is in the form of Mada Kovil. Mada Kovil means it is constructed in such a way that elephant cannot enter inside the temple. Presiding Deity is called as Madhyaneswarar / Marundeeswarar and Mother is called as Anantha Valli. There is also another temple in front of this Temple for Muniyandi, for whom Lord Shiva appeared in his dancing pose.




Temple Opening Time
The Temple remains open from 8:00 AM – 12:00 PM and 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM.
Prayers
If the unmarried men worship here the belief is that they will get married soon. It is also famous to worship for getting a child.
Connectivity
The Temple is located at about 5 Kms from Thiruverumbur, 6 Kms from Cholamadevi, 15 Kms from Chatiram Bus Station, 17 Kms from Trichy Central Bus Stand and 13 Kms from Trichy. There are plenty of town buses from Trichy Chathiram bus stand and Trichy central bus stand. Nearest Railway Stations are located at Thiruverumbur (5 Kms) and Trichy (15 Kms). Nearest Airport is located at Trichy (16 Kms).

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