Koothappar Kali Temple
Main Deity : Koothappar Kali
Holy Water : Ambal Theertham – Kali river Shiva Theertham – Shiva Gangai,
Temple Tree : Maha Vilva.
Prominence of the Shrine : This temple is located in Koothappar Town panchayat near to Thiruverumbur. The temple has very huge Sri Maha Kaleswarar at 59 ¼ feet high and Sri Kaleeswari at 54 ¼ feet high which is considered to be the tallest idols. There are 16 steps below the foot of Sri Kaleeswari which is representing sixteen types of wealth. There is a small room under the foot of Kaleeswari where there is a lamp called “Kala Jyothi”. Here the Goddess is located at various positions like standing and sleeping. There are eight Kali devi’s ( Asta Kali) and ten Bairavars are located at this temple. There is a natural fountain in the holy water where Lord Shiva is appearing as Jala Kandeswarar. Three types of nandhi’s Adhikara Nandhi, Vishnu Nandhi and Dharma Nandhi are here. Goddess is placed as five different powers as ‘Sakthi Maha Kaleeswari’, ‘Prithiyangara Devi’, ‘Ghana Sakthi’, ‘Ghana Lingam’, and ‘Parasakthi Shivamaya Devi'
At the Prithiyangara Devi karpagraha Naganathar (snake God) is incarnated. Also there are small Sannidhis for Durga and Sarabeswarar. At the main hall Dakshina moorthy, Maha Vishnu and Lord Brahma are located. People bad time can be changed as good by “Maha meru” is located at this temple. Near to “Maha meru” Pechiyamman, Karuppar and Katteriamman gods are all incarnated.
Temple Timings : Morning 7:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Evening 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM.
Address : Koothappar Kali Temple, Koothappar Trichy.
Hotels Near Koothappar Kali Temple, Trichy :
1. Mathura Hotel, (14 km from Temple)
No 1, Rockins Road, Tiruchirappalli Townhall,
Trichy - 620002, Opposite Central Bus Stand Contonment
Tel : +(91)-431-2414737, +(91)-9894558654.
2. Mayavaram Lodge, (17 km from Temple)
No 87, Vanapattarai Street, Tiruchirappalli Townhall,
Trichy - 620002, Teppakulam Post,
Tel : +(91)-431-2711400, 2704089
3. Femina Hotel, (23 km from Temple)
109, Williams Road, Tiruchirappalli 620001,
Hotel Area: Trichy Central Bus Stand / Railway Junction Area,
Tel : 0431 - 2414501.
4. Hotel Rockfort View, (13.5 km from Temple)
05, Odathurai Road | Chinthamani, Tiruchirappalli 620 002.
Mobile: +91 740 2713466.
Tel : +91 431-2713466.
5. Grand Gardenia, (21 km from Temple)
22-25 Mannarpuram Junction,Trichy-620020,
Mobile : +91 95856 44000.
Tel : +91 431 4045000.
Restaurants Near Koothappar Kali Temple, Trichy :
1. Ragunath Restaurant, (17 km from Temple)
College Road, Tiruchirappalli.
2. Parthasarathy vilas, (12 km from Temple)
Vegetarian / Vegan Restaurant
Kondayam Pettai Agraharam, Thiruvanaikoil, Trichy 620005.