Sri Dharma Samvarthini Ambal Samedha Sri Namapureeswarar Temple
Main Deity : Namapureeswarar.
Ambal : Dharma Samvarthini Devi.
Temple Tree : Vilva Tree.
Prominence of the Shrine :
This temple has dedicated Sannidhis for Maha Vishnu, Maha Laxmi and Anjenaya. If we visit here we can worship Lord Shiva and Vishnu in a single temple. At this temple Pradosham on Wednesdays are more special than Saturdays. As Vishnu here is helping Budhan (Venus) and Saneeswaran (Saturn) if the devotees worship Shiva and Vishnu at this temple they get relieved from Budhan or Sani Dosha.
Every year during Tamil month Margazhi 25th to Thai 10th (Approximately mid Nov to 25th of Jan) Sun rays will appear on the Linga between 6:30 to 6:45 AM. This wonderful even occurs only for 3 minutes every day during these months.
Sri Dharma Samvarthini Ambal Samedha Sri Namapureeswarar Temple is located in Alangudi, Pudukkottai which is around 700 years old. This temple is built by Sundara Pandiyan in the year 1305. This Shiva temple has 35 stone inscriptions. The pillars of this temple is very similar to Chola and Pandya architectures so the historians believe there should have been a compromise between Chola and Pandian kings while building this temple. Information about this temple is present in the Kasi Purana. Temple tree of this temple is Kasi Vilvam (biological name - Aegle marmelos). As per stone inscriptions here, old name of this village Alangudi is called “Kidaram Konda Cholapuram” or “Perur Andal” Maha Kumbhabhishekham was conducted on 28-1-2007.
Temple Timings : Morning 6:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M., Evening 4:00 P.M. – 8:00 P.M.
Temple Address : Sri Dharma Samvarthini Ambal Samedha Sri Namapureeswarar Temple,
Telephone No : 99767 92377.
Hotels Near Sri Dharma Samvarthini Ambal Samedha Sri Namapureeswarar Temple, Alangudi :
1.Chidambara Vilas Chettinad, (4.1 km from Temple)
Ramachandrapuram, Kadiapatti | Off Thirumayam Fort,
ph :095855 56431.
2.Saratha Vilas Heritage Home in Chettinad, (13.3 km from Temple)
832 main road, Kothamangalam,
Kariakudi taluk, Tamil Nadu 630105.
3.Chettinadu Narayana Vilas, (9.5 km from Temple)
Near Raja Palace,Raja Front Street,
Kanadukathan, Tamil Nadu 630103,
ph no:04565 283 199.
4.Hotel Sathyam, (19 km from Temple)
1 Sathyamoorthy Road,Pudukkottai,
5.Visalam, (9.2 km from Temple)
7/1 - 143, Local Fund Road,LF Road,
Kanadukathan, Tamil Nadu 630103
Restaurants Near Sri Dharma Samvarthini Ambal Samedha Sri Namapureeswarar Temple, Alangudi :
1.Appus Curis Family Restaurant, (18.2 km from Temple)
No : 5/p, Poonga Nagar, Rajagopalapuram,
Railway Station Road, Near State Bank Poonga Nagar,
Pudukkottai, Tamil Nadu 622003,
ph no:04322 261 541
2.Shri Aiswarya Restaurant, (19.7 km from Temple)
Pudukkottai, Tamil Nadu 622001.