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Perur Patteswarswamy Temple



The famous Temple of Perur Patteeswara Swamy was built by the King Karikala Cholan.

The presiding deity here is Lord Shiva and the 'Swayambu Lingam' is the idol worshipped here.

The Perur Patteeswara Swamy Temple's greatest attraction is the 'Kanaka Sabha'.

The gopurams and pillars of the hall are bedecked with exquisitely carved sculptures.

Karikal Chola is said to have built the innermost shrine of the temple.

The Golden Hall with the Golden image of Nataraja the cosmic dancer (Shiva) is noted for its great beauty.

Ten pillars have carvings of the various manifestations of Shiva. The roof has a series of stone chains.

Perur Temple is built with a unique blend of fine sculpture and exquisite architecture.

The inner circumambulatory passage that surrounds the sanctum sanctorum has images of 63 Saivite saints, Sahasra Lingam, Bhairavar, Surya and Chandra.



Perur Pateeswar Temple is located at Perur,in western part of Coimbatore in the state of Tamil nadu,india.Pateeswarar Temple is a Hindu temple and it is dedicated to Lord Shiva.The Temple is also known by the name "Arulmigu Patteswarar Thirukoil".

Consort of Pateeswarar is Goddess parvathi is known by the name 'Panchanayaki".The Perur Patteeswara Swamy Temple's greatest attraction is the 'Kanaka Sabha'.The deity is believed to be
'Swayambu Lingam'.
The foot print scar of Kamadenu the divine cow is visible on the head of Shivalinga in the temple. There is a tamarind tree in front of the temple known as Piravapuli meaning that its seeds will not germinate wherever sown.Perur pateeswarar temple built by karikala Cholan.This is one of the best among South Indian temples in terms of architectural and sculptural splendour.

Do & Don't

Do & Don't


  • Do pray your Ishta Devata before pilgrimage to Temple.
  • Do contact Temple Devasthanam information centre for enquiry, temple information and for Pooja details etc.
  • Do reserve your travel and accommodation at Temple well in advance.
  • Do bath and wear clean clothes before you enter the temple.
  • Do concentrate on God and Goddess inside the temple.
  • Do maintain silence and recite Om Namahsivaya or your Istamantram to yourself inside the temple.
  • Do observe ancient custom and traditions while in Temple.
  • Do respect religious sentiments at Temple.
  • Do deposit your offerings in the hundi only


  • Do not come to Temple for any purpose other than worshipping of God and Goddess.
  • Do not smoke at Temple.
  • Do not consume alcoholic drinks at Temple.
  • Do not eat non-vegetarian food in the Kshetram.
  • Do not approach mediators for quick Darshanam. It may cause inconvenient to others.
  • Do not carry any weapon inside the temple.
  • Do not wear any head guards like helmets, caps, turbans and hats inside the temple premises.
  • Do not perform Sastanga Pranama inside the Sanctum Sanctorum.
  • Do not take much time while performing Sparsa Darshanam to God in Garbhagriha.
  • Do not buy spurious prasadams from street vendors.
  • Do not encourage beggars at Temple.
  • Do not spit or create nuisance in the premises of the temple.

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