The Chennakesava Perumal Temple is located in Kovilur and is dedicated to Chennakesava Perumal. The God is the family deity of most of the families in this place. The God is also considered to be the elder brother of Tirupathi Venkatachalapathy. The nivedhana offered to the God is a mix of pulse flour also known as Pottukadalai mixed with sugar. In the 17th Century, Kovilur was a part of the Mysore Samasthan and the King used to offer various things like land and materials to this temple called Srothriam. Hence, this temple is known by the name Srothriam Kovilur. The Kings of Mysore were staunch devotees of God Vishnu and by the God's grace were blessed with male descendants.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Excel in studies
- Child boon
- Marriage boon
Achutham Keyshavam Rama Narayanam Krishna Damodaram Vasudevam Harim Shridharam Madhavam Gopika Vallabham Janaki Nayakam Ramachandram Bhajey
Meaning -Oh Lord who cannot be perished, who also has names like Keshava, Rama, Damodara, Narayana, Sridhara, Madhava, Krishna, Ramachandra the beloved of Janaki, let me say your name regularly.
Vasudeva Sutham Devam Kamsa Chanoora Mardhanam Devaki Paramanandham Krishnam Vande Jagathgurum
Meaning -I bow to you O Krishna, the ultimate guru, Devaki and Vasudeva's son, and the destroyer of Kamsa and Chanur.
Adharam Madhuram Vadanam Madhuram Nayanam Madhuram Hasitam Madhuram Hridayam Madhuram Gamanam Madhuram Mathuraa Dhipate Rakhilam Madhuram
Meaning -Meaning - Sweet are Your lips, sweet is Your face, sweet are Your eyes, sweet is Your smile, sweet is Your heart, sweet is Your gait, O Lord of Mathura, everything about You is sweet.
Alokya Mathur Mukha Madarena Sthanyam Pibantham Saraseeruhaksham Sachinmayam Devam Anantha Roopam Balam Mukundam Manasa Smarami
Meaning -I think of this Balamukundan as the one who looks lovingly at his mother's face while taking milk from her, who has eyes similar to the red lotus, who is the embodiment of truth and intelligence and other forms.
6 a.m. to 11 a.m. 4 p.m. to 8 p.m.