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Sri Azhagirinathar Temple, Salem 

Presiding deity Lord Azhagirinathar graces the devotees from the sanctum sanctorum in a standing posture. The vimana above the sanctum is called Sarvadobadri vimana. Pure rice is the nivedhana offered to Lord. Right of the Lord, Mother Sundaravalli blesses the devotees in Yoga Padmasana sitting posture. Lord Adhi Venugopala is in a separate shrine who was the first deity in the temple. It is noteworthy that Sri Garuda Bhagwan, Flag Post –Kodimaram and 8 feet tall Sri Anjaneya shrine are in a line before Lord’s shrine. It is said, that Sri Anjaneya performed penance here to achieve the Brahmma status. There are beautiful sculptures on the vimana depicting Lord Vishnu in His Vikanasa Udbhava form creating light from the heart and Sri Garuda bearing the Yoga Narasimha on the Adisesha

Devotees participate in Sri Andal Wedding festival for removal of adverse effects on their wedding matters. They also pray to Lord Santhana Gopalakrishnan under the Punnai tree in the temple for child boon.

Devotees perform Tirumanjanam to Perumal and offer vastras.

Speciality of Sri Azhagirinathar Temple, Salem

Sri Anjaneya appears majestically but politely in worshipping form before the presiding deity, 8 feet high.

Opening Timings

The temple is open from 6.00 a.m. to 12.00 a.m. and from 5.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m.

Festivals at Sri Azhagirinathar Temple, Salem

  • Vaiakasi car festival in May-June
  • Sri Rama Navami in March-April
  • Hanuman Jayanthi and Krishna Jayanthi in August-September and Vaikunta Ekadasi in November-January are the festivals celebrated in the temple.

Address & Contact Details of Sri Azhagirinathar Temple, Salem

Sri Azhagirinathar Temple, Salem-636 001.

Phone Number: +91- 427 – 222 1577

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