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History and Significance of Sri Veera Anjaneyar Temple, Shanmughapuram 

As all of us know, Sri Anjaneya flew to Lanka crossing many hills. Shanmughapuram in Coimbatore district is believed to be a place where he placed his foot prints. Citing the occasion, a five feet long idol is made for Him on a rock on Palaru.

History of Sri Veera Anjaneyar Temple, Shanmughapuram

Sri Anjaneya, as an efficient, powerful and sincere companion-cum-servant of Lord Rama, was returning back from Lanka after meeting Mother Sita abducted by Ravana. He relaxed on this rock. He is a swayambu gracing the devotees here. During the rule of the Cholas, the Swayambu was discovered and a small temple was built for popular worship, according to hearsay stories.

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