Saturday, February 24, 2018

Suddha Rathneswarar Temple, Ootathur, Trichy

Suddha Rathneswarar Temple, Ootathur, Trichy
Suddha Rathneswarar Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located at Ootathur Village in Trichy District of Tamilnadu. The presiding deities are Sri Sutha Rathneswarar and Sri Akilandeswari. This is one of the Devara Vaipu Sthalam on the Nandhi river bank. This is an early Chola temple of 7th century rebuilt by Rajaraja Chola and occupies an area of 5 acres. The temple is filled with vintage pillars with beautiful sculptures. Few pillars even have carvings which are suggestive.

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This temple, said to have been originally built in the 7th Century, has been rebuilt by Raja Raja during his rule. It has received further patronage from his son Rajendra Chola I and grandson, Rajadhiraja Chola. There are over fifty inscriptions in this temple from the times of Raja Raja, Rajendra and Rajadhiraja. The Goddess' shrine was built by a dancer girl during the reign of Kulothunga Chola III. Nayaka kings built the gigantic wall surrounding the temple complex.

The Temple
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Temple Opening Time
The temple remains open from 5.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and from 4.00 p.m. to 8.30 p.m. Daily Abhishekam for Sri Natarajar is being done between 10 am and 11 am.
Pooja Timings
·        Ukshakala Pooja – 05:30 am
·        Kala Santhi Pooja – 08:00 am
·        Uchikala Pooja – 11:30 am
·        Sayaratchai Pooja – 05:30 pm
·        Irandam Kala Pooja – 07:30 pm
·        Arthajama Pooja – 09:00 pm
Prathosam Pooja, Masi Magam, Thiruvathirai, Navratri Vazhipadu, Karthigai Vazhipadu, Margazhi, Chitra Pournami, Vinayagar Chaturthi, Diwali, Tamil New Year, Pournami Pooja and Amavasya are the festivals celebrated in this Temple with much fanfare.
The Natarajar at Oothathur is made out of Panchanadhana Stone and he is believed to cure all kidney related problems. People garland this Natarajar with a garland made of 45 small bundles of Vettiver and perform Abhishekam with the water of Brahma Theertham. On consuming this water for 45 days after dipping the vetti ver one on each day, people are relieved completely of their ailments.
Suddha Rathneswarar Temple,
Oottathur, Lalgudi Taluk,
Tiruchirappalli District – 621109
Phone: +91 4328 267 126
Mobile: +91 97880 62416 / 8883852198 / 8015402683
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