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Sri Uma Maheswarar Temple, Konerirajapuram 

Lords Brahmma, Vishnu and Shiva grace the devotees from the goshta wall behind main Shiva shrine. The temple was built by Maharani Sembian Madhevi, queen of Kandarathitha Chola and grandmother of Rajaraja Chola. There is a separate temple for Lord Vaidyanathaswami. Lord Arasamara Vinayaka adores the temple. The vimana above the sanctum sanctorum is of Ashtadwarapala design.

It is the staunch faith of the devotees that any disease of any severity would be cured if the patient takes a bath in the theertha and pray to Lord Vaidyanatha. Those suffering from leprosy pray here. Also those facing obstacles in construction works and land disputes pray here. Those facing problems in trade, wedding proposals and health pray in the temple on Mondays with abishek to Lord Shiva and Mother Parvathi performing Vasudara Yajna for relief.Lord Tripura Samhara Murthy who burnt the three worlds simply by His laugh, has a separate shrine. People pray here on Ashtami of new moon fortnight (eighth day from the full moon day) to conquer fear of death and troubles from enemies. Students dull in studies due to loss of memory consume the Gnana Kuzhambu Theertha offered in the temple for best results

Devotees perform abishek to Lord and Mother offering vastras and contribute for the renovation of the temple.

Speciality of Sri Uma Maheswarar Temple, Konerirajapuram

Lord Shiva in the temple is a Swayambumurthy – 4.5 feet tall Linga. The Vilwa tree has 13 leaves in each stem. This is the Sthala Vruksha of the temple.

Opening Timings

The temple is open from 6.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and from 4.00 p.m. to 8.30 p.m.

Festivals at Sri Uma Maheswarar Temple, Konerirajapuram

  • Two Brahmmotsavas are celebrated in the temple in connection with Vaikasi Visakam in May-June and Margazhi Tiruvadhirai in December-January

Address & Contact Details of Sri Uma Maheswarar Temple, Konerirajapuram

Sri Uma Maheswarar Temple, Konerirajapuram Post – 612 201, Mayiladuthurai Taluk, Nagapattinam District.

Phone Number: +91- 435 – 244 9830, 244 9800

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