Karamadi, vana badrakali, Idikari Temple. Coimbatore  

Posted by Shamala Krishnan

  1. Karamadai: Siva temple.

    The place is about 5 kms from Mayttupalayam. 30 kms from coimbatore.

    Main deity: Nanjundeswarar and his consort known as Ulagambikai or Lokha nayaki. Vimanam: Asthagaja vimanam.

    Arangar came out from karai plant bush and later he came into the temple hence the name Karamadai.

    Other deities in temple are Nardhana Ganapathy, Bala Subramanayar, Rishabarooder, Kali, Brahma, Thirumal, Thirumagal, and Akora veerabadharar.

  2. Karamadai:

    Vishnu temple of 16 th century.

    Main deity is Ranganadhar and his consort Ranganayaki thayar. Teertham is Brahma teertham.

    Importance: A cow is to pour milk on a snake pit.One day a person saw this and he try to clear the bush wdith the sword he had and he saw blood flowing out. He saw a siva linga there and he informed this to village people. They removed it, cleaned and applied sandal powder and found that Linga had Sanku and chakra marks on it, which we can see even today.

    Another important thing is here they bless with silver Rama banam instead of chadari, (padugai).

  3. Thekkanpatti: Vana Badhara kali temple.

    The place is about 20 kms from Mettupalayam.

    Importance:Halfmoon day lot of people visit the temple.

  4. Mathampalayam:

    Mettuppalayam main road.

    Karana Vinayakar temple, Sridevi, Bhoodevi, Karivaradha perumal, and Karana Subramanayar.

  5. Veerapandi: Mariamman temple.

    Lakshmi narashima swamy temple under renovation.

  6. Prical: Siva temple.

    Main deity is Meenakshi and Chokkeswarar. The temple under renovation

  7. Periya nayakan palayam: Vishnu temple.

    Main deity is Kari varadha perumal.

  8. Idikarai: Vishnu temple.

    The place is about 24 kms from coimbatoore.

    Main deity: Ranganadhar in sleeping posture.

  9. Idikari: Siva temple.

    The place is about 24 kms from coimbatoore.

    Main deity is Siva lingam known as Valeeswarar. Lord Siva of this place was worshiped by Rama. The temple is under renovation.

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