Thirumohoor Kalamegaperumal Temple (also known as Thirumohoor or Tirumogoor temple) is a hindu temple near Melur, Madurai district, Tamil Nadu, India.
The temple is one of the "108 divya desams", and is located 12 km north-east of Madurai. It is also known as Mohanapuram and Mohana kshetram. The temple is accessible by the town bus services available from Madurai.
Sudarsanar (Chakkarathalwar) has 16 hands with 16 weapons, rolling feet and the idol bears holy mantra letters. This is the only temple where Sudarsanar has all these special aspects.
Thirumohur is one of the 108 Vaishnava Divya Desas. The presiding deity Himself led Nammalvar to Vaikunta. Thirumohur is the Divyadesa where Perumal took the Mohini (enchanting woman form). A single visit and prayer in the temple guarantees salvation to the devotee.
Kaala Megham means Dark Cloud which has rain drops in it.The almighty here is with full of Boons which will given to the devotees whenever they needed like how the cloud gives the rain. Hence the almighty is being worshipped as Kaala Megap Perumal.
He always provides the direction and guiding the devotees who worship him to attain Moksha. Hence He is also worshipped as Maarga Bandhu. The speciality of the temples is that Chakrathaalwar - Sudharsanar, who is one among the Five Weapons of Sreeman Narayanan.
Thirumoghur Divyadesam familiarly worshipped as Kaalamegap Perumal Temple is located 10 KM East of Madurai on the way to Melur.
It is believed that Lord Maha Vishnu had taken Mohini Avatar to distribute the Nectar only to the Devas and not to Asuars, here in this place.Hence the place was called as Mohiniyur and later named as Moghur.
The Moolavar Kaalamegap Perumal is blessing in his Standing Posture facing East.
His Gadha in hi Left Hand and positioned hi Rsight Hand in such a way that he Gives Varam - Boon to the devotees who came to worship him.The temple tank is worshipped as Ksheerapthi Theertham.
10 day Vaikasi Brammotsavam (May-June), Vaikunta Ekadasi (December-January), Gajendra Moksham in the Masi Poornima day in February - March, 2 day Panguni Thirukalyanam (March-April), Krishna Jayanthi are the main festival observed in the temple.
The temple is opened from 7.00 a.m. to 12.00 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.
Moolavar : Kalamegaperumal
Urchavar : Thirumoghurappan With Panchayudham
Amman / Thayar: Mohanavalli
Thala Virutcham :Vilwa