Gunaseelam temples, Trichy.  

Posted by Shamala Krishnan

  1. Mukkambu:

    It is a good picknic spot with a beautiful garden. This is the place were River splits as kollidum and Cauvery. Once again Cauvery splits and flows as cannal which is used for irrigation purpose. We can see three Rivers from a particular place. The Bridge is known as Kallani which is 1000 years old and was constructed by Karikala cholan.

  2. Gunaseelam: Vishnu temple.

    The place is 16kms from Trichy.
    Main Deity is Prasanna venkatesa perumal. Swayambu moorthy.Teertham is Papavinasa teertham.

    Importance: Gunasala maharishi saw the God in swayambu roopam in standing posture with Lakshmi sahasranama garland and salagrama malai, hence he is known as prasanna venkatesa perumal. They say is elder to Sreenivasa perumal of tirupathy. One who cannot go upto tirupathi can give their offerings here in this temple.

  3. Gunaseelam: Siva temple.

    The place is about 12 kms from Trichy to Musiri route. The temple is on the main road.

    Main Deity is known as Darmiganadhar and his consort known as Hemavarneswari.

    Importance: The linga is Swyambu and the Amman is Siva Sakthi roopam.
    The temple is 300 years old

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