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SRI IMUKTEESWARAR TEMPLE

Periyapalayam, Tamilnadu, India

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God

The main diety of this temple is Imuktheeswarar, who is an incarnation of Lord Shiva facing West direction. Lord Shiva here is in lingam form.

Goddess

Mother Annapurna is consort of Lord Shiva.

Best Season To Visit

The best season to visit this temple is Winter season. The best months to visit are October to March.

Weather

Highest - April to June (38°C during day and 26°C during night)Average - May (37°C during the day and 21°C during night)Lowest - October to February (27°C during day and 18°C during night)Monsoon season - August to September

Dress Code

  • For men the dress code is Shirt & Trouser, Dhoti or Pyjamas with upper cloth.
  • For women the preferred dress code is saree or half-saree with blouse or chudidhar with pyjama and upper cloth.
  • These rules are applicable for foreigners also. Shorts, mini-skirts, middies, sleeveless tops, low-waist jeans and short-length T-shirts are not allowed.
  • Pilgrims/visitors will not be allowed inside the temple if dress code is not followed.

Do's & Dont's

  • Do bathe and wear clean clothes before you enter the temple.
  • Do respect ancient customs and co-piligrims while at temple.
  • Smo​king is strictly prohibited inside the temple premises.

transport connections

Name Distance Contact Number
Periapalayam Bus Stand
75 MTRS 1800-419-4287
Kavaraippettai Railway Station
16.1 KM 09937903333
Chennai International Airport
53 KM 044-22560551

Architecture

Since pancha bhoota Prithvi (Earth), Jal (Water), Agni (Fire), Vayu (Air), Akash (Space) worshipped the lord here as Imuktheeswarar. The temple is facing in West direction and has a 3-tier Raja gopuram. 

History

It is believed that sage Valmiki stayed here and worshipped the Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva of this temple was worshipped by sage Agasthiar and hence he is called as Agastheeswarar.

Temple Timings

Day Timings
All Days 05:00 AM - 12:00 PM 04:00 PM - 08:00 PM

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Airports

Airport Name Distance
Shamshabad 40 KM
Lorem Ipsum 12 KM

Railway Stations

Railway Station Name Distance
Secunderabad 10 KM
Nampally 12 KM
Begumpet 6 KM
Lingampally 20 KM

Bus Stations

Bus Station Name Distance
MGBS 35 KM
CBS 28 KM
kukatpally 20 KM
Lingampally 30 KM
Uppal 35 KM

Private Transports

Transport Name Distance Contact Number
Private Transport 8 KM 9546858757
Private Transport1 8 KM 9546858757
Private Transport1 8 KM 9546858757
Private Transport1 8 KM 9546858757
Private Transport1 8 KM 9546858757

Local Transports

Transport Name Distance Contact Number
Local Transport 5 KM 9546858757
Local Transport1 5 KM 9546858757
Local Transport1 5 KM 9546858757
Local Transport1 5 KM 9546858757
Local Transport1 5 KM 9546858757

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SRI IMUKTEESWARAR TEMPLE

Periyapalayam, Tamilnadu, India

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