Makuteswarar Temple And Veeranarayana Temple – Kodumudi


Kodumudi is one of the important and popular divine spots of South India. It is a sthala of Thrimoorthis (STHALA – Religious and divine place of worship). It is located at 38th Kilometre of Erode-Karur main route, and at 26 kilometres of Karur – Erode main route. It is one of the Seven Sivasthalas of Kongunadu region, (i.e. Kongezhu Siivasthalas). And is coming under the list of 274 Sivasthalas where there “Thevaara Thirumurai” songs were sung by the dedicated devotees of Sivaperuman i.e. Thevaaramoovar.

Lord Magudeshwarar At Kodumudi

Lord Magudeshwarar At Kodumudi

Another important information about this village is, this is the birth place of Mrs.K.B.Sundarambal

About Temple :

This temple is a Thrimoorthi Temple and so containing the deities of Brahma, Vishnu, Siva The name of Lord Sivaperuman in this temple is Magudeshwarar, the Goddess part is Soundhranayaki. Lord Brahma of this temple has no goddess part. The name of Mahavishnu in this temple is Veeranarayanaperumal with the Goddess part Thirumangai Nachiyar. Lord Sivaperuman of destructive duty, Vishnu of Protective duty and Brahma of creative duty are the trinity of Hindu spirituality system. This sthalam is fullfilled with three main features.

Moorthy – This defines the thrimoorthi system

Theertham – This defines the holy river Kaviri and other Holy water origins inside the temple, i.e. Bharadhwaja Theertham, Brahma Theertham, Deva Theertham viz.

Sthalam - The over all divine qualities of this religious spot.

Lord Magudeshwara is called in various names as Paandi Kodumudi Nathar, Malaikozhundheesar etc.,

Sthala Puranam :

A well known divine story of the temple starts with the combat between Aathisesha and Vaayu ( God of lie element ‘air’). This war pulses the holy Meru (Divine hill) and makes one Apex into five pieces, after this war the five pieces of the apex changes into five Swayambulinga Sivasthalas. These five sthalas are considered as five types of precious stones and as follows.

EMERALD – Thirueengoimalai
RED – Thiruvannarmalai
BLUE - Kuttraalam
MANICKAM – Sivaaya Malai
DIAMOND – Kodumudi

Perumal At Kodumudi

Perumal At Kodumudi

So the devotees believing this sthala for their brightful future.


1. The Holy and Mystic Vanni Tree without Flourishing and ripening is the Miraculous event of this temple.

2. The last week of Aavani Tamil Month and 1st week of Panguni Tamil Month are the days of Special Dharsan During this periods the sunlight enters through the apeture of the Rajagopuram (Entrance Tower) and reaches the Swayambulingam i.e. the Lord Surya who mingles with Lord Magudeshwara. So this event happens two times, and Lord Magudeshwara blesses the Surya.

3. Kodumudi is the place of cauvery Mother. She turns from South towards East. River Kaviri with this divine personality forms a fulfillment in devotion and makes a satisfaction in the life. So the devotees can approach this sthala to receive the bless and bliss for the fruitful life by means of Thirumoorthi’s grace.

Veeranaryana Perumal At Kodumudi

Lord Nataraja At Kodumudi

Prathanas And Parikarams:

Obligations for marriages, child birth, covers a maximum part of prarthana, nexly people those suffering from physical and mental diseases are strongly believing this sthala for their remedy. There are different type of rituals, poojas are conducted by the Thirukovil for the benefit of devotees. Lot of devotees succeeded and attained their goals by the strong hope and prarthana on Lord Magudeshwara. This sthala is famous for Navagraha Shanthi Homam and poojas relating the Navagraha moorthis. Devotees showing their gratitude to the temple by means of offering donations

cauvery at kodumudi

cauvery at kodumudi

Holy Water Points:

Theertham – This defines the holy river Kaviri and other Holy water origins inside the temple, i.e. Bharadhwaja Theertham, Brahma Theertham, Deva Theertham viz.

Sacred Tree:

Vanni Tree (The tree is a 3000 year old living tree.)

Erode District Map And To Reach Kodumudi

Erode District Map And To Reach Kodumudi

How To Reach Kodumudi:

This sthala is situated in the main route of Erode-Trichy, Madurai highways and with source of confluent Train facilities. And so Trains from Erode towards Trichy, Madurai, Kaniyakumari, Thirunelveli, Tuticorin are at the benefit for the devotees. Erode District Headquarters is situated at 38 km from Kodumudi. Karur District Headquarters s situated at 26 km destnations. Both Train and Bus facilities are available to reach Kodumudi.

From Karur:(26 Kms)

Any bus that goes to Erode passes through Kodumudi, apart from Kodumudi buses.

From Erode: (38 Kms)

Any bus that goes to Karur passes through Kodumudi

Air Services:

Chennai to Trichy Airport – Karur – Kodumudi, Chennai to Coimbatore Airport – Erode – Kodumudi Distance between Trichy- Kodumudi is 100 km Distance between Coimbatore to Kodumudi is 120 km.

Boarding & Lodging:

Lodging and Boarding accommodations available only in Erode, Karur cities. There is no proper lodging facilities in the Kodumudi Sthala. Food Accommodations of ordinary class is available.

Arulmigu Magudeshwarar &
Veeranarayana Perumal Temple,
Erode Taluk & District.
Tamilnadu – 638 151
Phone :+91-04204-222375
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