Chandrachoodeswarar Temple – Hill Temple (Malai Koil), Hosur
Phone: 9042012135 / 04344-652172
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Year Established: 700AD
Arul Miku Maragathambal – Chandira Choodeswarar Temple.
Pooja Timings: Morning: 6.30 to 12.30 Evening: 4.30 to 8.00
Special Days: Monday 4.30 to 1 PM Evening: 4.30 to 8.00
Full moon (muzhu nilaa), Prothocham : Morning: 6.30 to 12.30 Evening 3.30 to 8.00
Temple car festival:
Lord Chandra Choodeswarar Thiruk kalyanam:
Idaththin Varalaaru: Arul Meku Chandira Choodeswarar and his wife Maragathambal, while coming from Kailasam, Chandira Choodeswarar became Lizard. Maragathambal was following the Lizard, which was so decorative and beautiful. They reached this place after traveling through hills and forests. There were two scholars by name Muthkalar and Uthchayanar, who were on meditation. Through their meditation power they identified the Lizard as God and they planned to catch the Lizard.
As these scholars tried to catch the Lizard, the Lizard disappeared.
Maragathambal got angry over the scholars and she hate them to become Deaf and Dumb. after that she meditated and then Chandira Choodeswarar appeared to them.
The Deity: Chandira Choodeswarar Amman: Maragathambigai
Tree for the Temple: Vilvam
Holy Water: Pachai Kulam
Festival: Festival is celebrated during the month of Masi – Panguni (March). Its a 13 days festival with flag hoisting and car procession.
Speciality: Vinayagar in this temple is named Raja Ganapathy. Infront of Amman there is a Sri Chakram. Amman does not wear a nose ring but there is a hole in the nose for wearing ring. Hair is well dressed and has a Kunjam. Lord in this temple has formed self (Suyambu). Jalakandeswarar appears as a Lingam and has a water sump like structure where water is poured before pooja is conducted.
:: Photo Tour ::
Temple Front View
Temple view from the hill foot
Temple Arial View
View while climbing
View of Hosur from Hill top
Pillaiyaar Temple – Side View
Pillaiyaar Temple – Front View
Raamar Paatham in front of Amman Temple
Nandhi – Removed – Reason not known
Kalyaana Mandapam of Lord
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