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Sri Aatkondeeswarar Temple, Peddanaicken Palayam 

Sri Vinayaka in the temple is praised as Lord Maha Ganapathy. The vimana above the sanctum sanctorum is known as Dravida Vimanam. Pure rice is offered as nivedhana to Lord. Lord Krishna with Mother Mahalakshmi graces from behind the sanctum sanctorum. Lords Muruga, Bhairava, Navagrahas the nine planets in standing form, Panchalingas, Sun, 63 Shiva devotees known as Nayanmars adore the prakara from their respective shrines.

People pray to Adhikara Nandhi and Pradosha Nandhi both in a single Mandap during the pradosha time (4.30 p.m to 6.00 p.m.) for prosperity boon.

Devotees perform abishek to Lord and Mother and offer vastras. They also contribute for temple renovation fund.

Speciality of Sri Aatkondeeswarar Temple, Peddanaicken Palayam

The Avudayar-the seat or the peeta of the Shivalinga is of a lotus design. It is noteworthy that Lord appears with His forehead eye. As a tradition, procession deities are made in sitting postures. The one in this temple and the Ambica idol is in standing forms. Lord Arthanareeswara-combined form of Shiva and Shakti appear on a trident.

Opening Timings

The temple is open from 6.00 a.m. to 9.00 a.m. and from 4.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.

Festivals at Sri Aatkondeeswarar Temple, Peddanaicken Palayam

  • Chitra Poornima in April-May
  • Vaikasi Visakam in May-June
  • Aadi Pooram in July-August
  • Vinayaka Chaturthi in August-September
  • Navarathri in September-October
  • Maha Shivrathri in February-March and Sani Peyarchi-Saturn planet transition days are the festivals celebrated in the temple.

Address & Contact Details of Sri Aatkondeeswarar Temple, Peddanaicken Palayam

Sri Aatkondeeswarar Temple, Peddanaicken Palayam, Salem district.

Phone Number: +91- 4282 – 221 594

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