Sathiyamoorthy Perumal Temple
Main Deity : Sathiyamoorthy
Urchavar : Azhagiya Meyyar.
Ambal : Ujjeevana Thayar.
Holy tree : Aala Maram
Prominence of the Shrine : This temple is one among the 108 Dhivya Sektras. It is a cavernous temple. There are two Principal Deities (Moolavars) namely Sathiyamoorthy and Thirumeyyar.
Temple History :
Two demons namely Madhu, Kaidapar came to abduct Sri Devi and Bhoodevi as Lord Perumal was asleep on the bed of Adhiseshan serpa\ent. To escape from the demons Sri Devi hid herself on the bosom of Perumal while Bhoodevi hid herself under the lotus feet of Perumal. For his part Aadhiseshan spat his venom to drive the demons away. As the serpent did so without the permission of Perumal, it had its own fear. But Perumal comforted it saying that it had done only the good. To give testimony to it, the Aadhisesha here appears with his head shrunk in fear.
Address : Arulmigu Sathiyamoorthy Perumal Temple, Thirumayam, Pudukkottai.
Telephone No. : 04322 – 221084, 99407 - 66340.
Temple Timings : 6.00 am to 12.00 noon --- 5.00 pm to 8.00 pm.
Nearest Town : Thirumayam, Pudukkottai.
Pooja Details : Temple car festival on Vaikasi New Moon Day
10 day festival.
Aadi Poora Festival – 10 days.
Architectural Profile : This temple is Cavernous. The sculptures excellence of
the Pallava period can be seen here.
Who worshipped here: This temple is celebrated in the Mangalasasana of Thirumangai Azhwar.
Other features : The unity among the Saiva and Vaishnava is established here with the shrines of Lord Siva and Lord Vishnu enclosed in the same wall around them.The Sathiyamoorthy temple cannot be circumambulated separately as it is cavernous.
Hotels Near Sathiyamoorthy Perumal Temple, Thirumayam :
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 Sathiyamoorthy Perumal Temple, Thirumayam :
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.