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Sri Achala Deepeswarar Temple, Mahanur 

Ambica called Her son (Mahan) here. Hence the place was named Mahanur but changed as Mohanur later. Lord Muruga temple, where He stopped to the call of Ambica is on a hill just a little away.

The belief is that devotees worshipping the Lord after a dip in the Cauvery would relieve him/her from the evil effects of previous births and would ensure longevity. Ayush Homas (for longevity) are often conducted in the temple. Those aged 60 and 80 celebrate their birth days in the temple.

Devotees perform special abishek to Lord Mother offering vastras.

Speciality of Sri Achala Deepeswarar Temple, Mahanur

Lord Shiva appears facing west and the Goddess facing east. The shrines are designed as such that the Lord and Goddess appear right to each.

Opening Timings

The temple is open from 6.30 a.m. to 12.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.

Festivals at Sri Achala Deepeswarar Temple, Mahanur

  • Deepa – Light festival on Bharani star day in Karthikai (November-December), Shivarathri in Vaikasi (May-June), Arundra Darshan in Margazhi (December-January) are the festivals celebrated in the temple.

Address & Contact Details of Sri Achala Deepeswarar Temple, Mahanur

Sri Achala Deepeswarar Temple, Mohanur, Namakkal

Phone Number: +91- 4286 – 257 018, 94433 57139.

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