The Kodandaramaswami Temple is situated at Karungalpalayam in Erode. This temple is dedicated to Goddess Vishnu.
About The Temple
The temple management is regularly conducting mass prayers (Koottu Vazhipadu) to Lord Kodandaramaswami on Punarvasu star days, to Chakkarathalwar on Chitra star days, to Sri Anjaneya on Moola star days and to Lord Vinayaka on Sankatahara Chaturthi days (Chaturthi – 4th day either from full moon or new moon days). Daily procedures: Viswarupa darshan at 7.30 a.m., general darshan at 8.00 a.m., morning puja at 9.30 a.m., and a general puja at 10.30 a.m. are followed in the temple. Again the pujas begin at 4.30 p.m. with darshan pujas and again at 6.00 p.m. and 7.00 p.m.
Legends And Stories
A community Hall was constructed by Erode Ranga Bhavanam Trust in the year 1974 to facilitate conducting marriages, religious meetings and prayers. Shrines for Siddhi Vinayaka and the Navagrahas (9 planets) were also built. The consecration was performed by Kanchi pontiff Sri Jayendra Saraswathi. Then followed the temple of Lord Sri Kodandaramaswami. The Lord, Mother Sita and Sri Lakshmana grace from the sanctum sanctorum. Maha Samprokshanam of the temple was performed by His Holiness Srimadh Azhagia Singar Jeer, 44th pontiff of Sri Ahobil Mutt.
Sri Ramanavami, Chakarathalwar Star Day, Vinayaka Chaturthi are the festivals celebrated in the temple.
How To Reach Kodandaramaswami Temple
The temple is at Karungalpalayam within Erode city, 100 feet far from the Gandhi statue bus stop. Nearest railway station is Erode. The Nearest Airport is Trichy.
Tamil Nadu 638003
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Women pray for longevity of their Mangalya
- Removal of all obstacles in life
- Relief from adverse effects of Mars
- Relief from burden of debts
- Cure for prolonged illness and skin diseases
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.
The temple is open from 6.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.