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Sri Kalatheeswarar Temple, Uthamapalayam 

Lord Rajaganapathi blesses the devotees in the temple. Vasthu Bhagwan-the deity responsible for the proper construction of buildings in accordance with rules for safety, peace and prosperity-with His tuft tied upward occupies the centre place in the Rasi Chakra-Zodiac squares-on the upper wall of the front mandap before the Shiva shrine. Above this is a sculpture depicting Lord Brahmma and Mother Ambica worshipping Lord Shiva. A serpent is around them circling. Sun, Moon, Sages Vyakrapada and Patanjali are nearby. Animals related to the 27 stars and symbols of zodiac signs are depicted around Vasthu Bhagwan.Next to that is the painting of Suryamandala space chakra. Sun occupying the centrestage, other planets are around Him. Lord Dakshinamurthi in the Goshta of Shiva shrine appears without the banyan tree. Lord Lingodhbava is in a separate shrine. Lord Vishnu and Brahmma and Nandhi are before this shrine. There are shrines for Lord Kasi Viswanatha with Mother Visalakshi, Lord Chockanathar with Mother Meenakshi and Sahasralinga with Mother Parasakthi in the prakara. Special abisheks are performed to Sahasralinga on Poornima-full moon days when devotees can have the darshan of Kannimoola Ganapathy, Viswanatha, Chockanatha and Sahasralinga near Lord Dakshinamurthy simultaneously.

Majority of the devotees are for relief from the adverse effects of the serpent planets Rahu and Ketu.

Devotees perform abishek to Lord and Mother and Rahu-Ketu planets offering vastras.

Speciality of Sri Kalatheeswarar Temple, Uthamapalayam

Of the Pancha Bhoodha sthalas, the place belongs to Vayu-air category. There are shrines for serpent planets Rahu and Ketu in the temple.

Opening Timings

The temple is open from 7.00 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. and from 5.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.

Festivals at Sri Kalatheeswarar Temple, Uthamapalayam

  • Chithirai Wedding festival in April-May
  • Aipasi Annabishekam in October-November
  • Margazhi Arudra Darshan in December-January
  • Shivrathri in February-March and Tirukarthikai in November-December are the festivals celebrated in the temple.

Address & Contact Details of Sri Kalatheeswarar Temple, Uthamapalayam

Sri Kalatheeswarar Temple, Then Kalahasthi Uthamapalayam-625 533, Theni district.

Phone Number: +91- 4554 – 265 419, 93629 93967.

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