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Navaladi Karuppuswami Temple

The Navaladi Karuppuswami Temple is located in Mohanur and is dedicated to God Navaladi Karuppuswami. The temple is around 700 years old. The deity, Sri Navaladi Karuppuswami is in the form of a platform - Peeta inside a small pit. The peeta is adorned with eyes, nose and a sandal tilak and dressed (Alankara) as a deity. The main entrance of the temple is on the northern side. Mother Chellandi Amman is located right opposite the entrance. Sitting on a Peeta, she holds the weapons such as udukkai and trishul (trident). Saptha Kannikas - are in the front mandap. There are three horse vahanas at the entrance with Nandhi the bull vehicle of God Shiva, a lion (Simha) and another horse. The guardian deities are under the Naaval tree. The utsava murthy (idol for procession), made of wood is housed in a separate shrine with consorts Bommi and Vellayammal. As the deity had chosen a place under the Naaval tree, he is praised as Naavaladi Karuppuswami.

Significance

Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-

  • To find solutions for betrayal or cheating in business
Shlokas

Daivi Hyesa Gunamayi Mama Maya Duratyaya Mameva Ye Prapadyante Mayametam Taranti Te

Meaning -According to this sloka, the heavenly maya of God is very complicated, but those who worship God will be able to overcome it.

Balam Balavatam Caham Kamaragavivarjitam Dharmaviruddho Bhutesu Kamo'smi Bharatarsabha

Meaning -According to this sloka, God is the isolated and aloof strength of the controlling and virtuous craving in men.

Ye Caiva Sattvika Bhava Rajasastamasasca Ye Matta Everti Tanviddhi Na Tvaham Tesu Temayi

Meaning -According to this sloka, though the only source of satva, rajas and tamas (good, obsessive and dark) elements is God, they are not present within the God or the deity.

Tribhirgunamayairbhavairebhih Sarvamidam Jagat Mohitam Nabhijanati Mamebhyah Paramavyayam

Meaning -According to this sloka, the entire world doesn't recognize the eternal God beyond them, because they are consumed by the elements of satva, rajas and tamas (good, obssessive and dark).

Timings

4 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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