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Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple, Coimbatore

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Take in the spiritual significance and ornate construction of Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple. Built somewhere between 1,500 and 2,000 years ago, the temple towers over visitors in a facade of striking pastel tones. Tour the many halls and gopurams (towers), and inspect the multitude of carved pillars representing Shiva in his various forms. Don't miss the golden statue of Nataraja--a depiction of Shiva as a cosmic dancer, and the centerpiece of the temple. The shivalinga is found beneath an effigy of a sacred cow, and if you're lucky you may witness the milk that is said to drip from under the cow onto the linga. Arulmigu Patteeswarar Swamy Temple is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Coimbatore Edition.
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  • This ancient ( may be about 1000 years old) Shiva temple situated in Perur town , about 10 kms from the city is worth a visit. Sprawling structure, with innumerable deities with Lord Shiva as the prin...  more »
  • Very beautiful temple with plenty of ancient frescos on the ceilings.Temple opened at 4.00 in the afternoon and eventhough there was a crowd we managed to get a darshan fairly quickly and went on our ...  more »
  • This temple is in the way to Isha yoga centre . It's very very old . Many don't know the old traditions , like the very very old palm tree - which is said to be present from 18th century , WOW that's ...  more »
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  • A big temple on the banks of river noyyal dedicated to lord Shiva. Here the god is is called as Patteeswarar which means the god who protects farmlands. The temple is a very old one and sculptures and scribe on the stones are important ones to watch. There are few important things to note in this town. 1. Tamarind tree in front of temple The seeds of this tree cannot be used for plantation 2. The palm tree which never dies 3. You can't find worms in the cow dung inside the temple area. There are more interesting information's are there
  • You will really wonder looking at this temple. Such a holy place. More powerful god. Om Nama Shivaya
  • The temple was built by Karikaala Chozhan. This temple has several gopurams and halls, famous of which is the one with the golden statue of Nataraja. The pillars have carvings of the various manifestations of Shiva and the ceiling has a series of stone chains
  • this is the temple of lord shiva near the banks of river noyyal....it is famous for its sculptures and monuments..there is a elephant called kalyani living in this temple...there are daily buses.to the temple no trains available....you have to go it is one of the better places to visit..welcome to coimbatore 🚘
  • Traditional old pilgrimage spot. Worship lord Shiva. See the sculptures. This is the renowned place where Hindus do their rituals for the dead relative. The place is crowded on Festival and new moon days. Brahmin families are the main occupants of this place.