Ayyappan Temple is situated at Thillai Nagar, Tiruchirappalli. The quietness and clean environment makes devotees indulge in offering prayers and receiving blessing.
About The Deity
The presiding deity of this temple is of Lord Ayyappan. Nagaraja, Ganapati, Navagraha and Bhagavthi idols are also worshipped here.
About the temple
The Ayyappan statue is located in the east of the temple, the statue of the God is splendid and is about 50 ft tall. The temple is at Cantonment, Trichy. The temple compromises of a large meditating hall that can accommodate 100 devotes at a time. The mamagement of the temple treats all people equally and all are expected to remain silent and follow cleanliness. International tourists are also allowed in the premises.The picturesque surrounding of the temple increases the pleasure in visiting the temple.
Thirukarthikai during November-December is the festival celebrated in this temple.
How To Reach Aiyappan Temple
The nearest bus stop is Tiruchirapalli
The Nearest railhead is Tiruchirapalli railway station.
The Nearest Airport is Tiruchirapalli airport.
2, Lawsons Road, Cantonment,
Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu - 620001.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Bring consciousness
- Free from ego
Om Bootha Nathaya Vidhmahe Bava Nandhanaya Dheemahe Tanno Sastha Prachodayaath
Meaning -We worship Lord Shiva's son, Ayyappa. Salutations to Saastha (Ayyappa). May Ayyappa encourage our creativity.
Mattha Mathanga Gamanam Karunyamrutha Pooritham Sarva Vigna Haram Devam Sastharam Pranamamyaham
Meaning -I salute Lord Ayyappa, who has an elephant's gait, who is compassionate and who destroys all obstacles.
Loka Veeryam Mahaa Poojyam Sarva Rakshaakaram Vibhum Parvathee Hirdya Anandham Saasthaaram Pranamaamyaham
Meaning -I bend down to Lord Shastha, who defends Dharma and Sastra and who brings happiness to Parvathi's heart, the fearless warrior that protects all, who has great glory and who warrants great admiration and devoted worship.
Bhoothanatha, Sadananda, Sarva Bhootha Daya Para, Raksha Raksha Maha Baho, Sasthre Thubham Namo Nama
Meaning -I offer my salutations to Lord Sastha, the master of all beings, who is infinitely every happy, who is merciful towards everyone, I pray, protect me great hero.
The temple is open between 5:00 AM and 12:00 PM and also between 5:00 PM and 8:30 PM.