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Welcome to Arulmigu ThiripuraSundari Amman and Vedhagiriswarar Temple - Thirukalukundram

Arulmigu VedhaGiriswarar Temple

     Thirukalukundram is a famous place of pilgrimage in south india.Sacred worshippers of siva.The Tract of Country in which Thiru-kalu-kundram is situated is known in comparitively modern times as part of Thondai Mandalam, which was main one of the main provinces of the Tamil Country. Thirukalukundram is known as several others names. The most Popular of these is PAKSHI THIRTHAM after the bird-tank which is on the top of the hill. Near it have alighted, from of old,Two eagles of puranic fame of food and water offered to them by a long line of Vellala Pandarams.

     Another Popular Names of this holy place is RUDHRAKOTI, which also is mentioned in one of the Purans. A Koti (10 Millions ) of Rudhras are said to have worshipped Vedhagiriswarar Here.Two other Name of Thiru-kalu-kundram which have a puranic history are ADHINARAYANAPURAM and VEDAGIRI.

     The Name VEDHAGIRI is also mentioned in the Puranas.It is said that the people the world lived in a distant yuga(aeon) had - far earlier thanthe days of Krishna-Dvaipayana-Vyasa the sun of Parasara- become so unspirital that the recitation of the Vedas was entirely Neglected; that Siva then caused the vedas to be divided into four parts ans entrusted them to the custoday of RISHIS for preseration in their memory and that of their descendants;that the vedic power were not content with being trasured by a few and appealed to the Lord to make them objects of universal acceptance; that siva gave them a corporeal form,even as he gave to millions of souls human forms, and named it VEDHAGIRI,that is, the Hill called the VEDAS.

     The popular tradition is that this range of rocks represents the Four Vedas - the first represents RIG Vedas,the second YAJUR veda,the third the SAMA veda,the fourth the ATHARVANA veda and Siva is on the Submit of the last.The meaning is that the virtual and doctrine taught by the sacred words of the Vedas are the ladder to God,and that, unless the sprit chooses this path and resolutely travels along it, it will never attain Godliness (Siva Jnanam or Bhrami Sthithi) but will lose itself in the mazes of worldliness.


VedhaGiriswarar Temple

GOD    : Vedhagiriswarar(Thirumalai)

GODESS  : Thiripurasundari Amman

GOD : Bakthavatchaleswarar(Big Temple)

Tree  : Vazhai Tree(banana tree).

Theertham: Sangu Theertham

Temple Opening Time

Arulmigu VedhaGiriswarar Temple
Morning 9.00 to 12.00pm, Evening:4.30pm to 6.30pm

Arulmigu BakthaVatchaleswarar Temple
Morning6.00AM to 12.30pm, Evening:4.30pm to 9.00pm

Pooja Time


8.00 a.m.- Kaala Shanthi Pooja
11.00 a.m.- Uchi Kaala Pooja
5.30 p.m.; Saayaratchai Pooja
8.00 p.m. Arthasaama Pooja

Thirumalai Full Moon Day

Arulmigu Vedhagiriswarar Temple Thirumalai GiriValam
22.11.2018 kaarthigai 06 Thursday