sri Chandramouleeswarar temple
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Sri Chandramouleeswarar temple
Moolavar : Chandramouleeswarar Urchavar : - Amman / Thayar : Amirthambikai Thala Virutcham : Vilwa Theertham : Surya Pushkarini Agamam / Pooja : - Old year : 1000-2000 years old Historical Name : Vakrapuri City : Tiruvakkarai District : State : Tamil Nadu
The Lord of the temple is praised in the Thevaram hymns of saints Tirugnana Sambandar and Sundarar. This is the 30th temple in Thondai Naadu region praised in the Thevaram hymns.
One day Chitra Poornima Vakrakaliamman procession in April-May; Tamil Near Day falling almost on April 14 with Chandra Mouleswarar float festival; Kanum Pongal on the next day of Makara Sankranti falling almost on January 15; Aadi Kruthikai in July-August; Thai Kruthikai in January-February; Vinayaka Chaturthi in August-September; Vijayadasami in September-October; Karthikai Deepam in November-December are the festivals celebrated in the temple when special pujas are dedicated to Mother Vakrakalai Amman. Devotee crowd is huge on Tuesdays, Sundays, Ashtami and Navami days. Though a Shiva temple, Mother Vakrakali is all prominent in the shrine.
The presiding deity graces as a Mumukha Linga-three faced Linga. This is a very rare form. The Atma Linga is on the western side of Kali Shrine also known as Kanda Lingam worshipped by demon Vakrasura. This Linga is very cool during summer. Water pearls stay on the Linga during monsoon.
The temple is open from 6.00 a.m. to 12.00 a.m. and from 5.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.
Sri Chandramouleeswarar Temple, Tiruvakkarai Post-604 304, Villupuram district.
+91 - 413 2680870 , 2688949, 94435 36652
Lord Muruga in the temple is praised in the Tirupugazh hyms of saint Arunagirinathar. Lord Chandramouleeswara is also praised as Chandrasekhara, Piraisoodia Peruman. Mother is praised as Amirthambikai, Vadivambikai.