This is the only temple where Thirunavukkarasar – Appar Adigal could be seen in a sitting posture. Of the 22 shiva shrines in Nadu Naadu region, Thirupathiripuliyur is the 18th. Madyanandana Rishi prayed for tiger legs that would be convenient to climb the Pathiri tree to pick up flowers for his Shiva Puja. Saint Gnansambandar greeted Appar Adigal here. Saint Arunagiriyar sang in praise of God Muruga here. Sage Agasthya, Vyakrapatha, Mangana rishi, st Railway station is Thirupathiripuliyur and airport Trichy.
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- To pray for children
- Relief from adverse snake effects
- To pray for delivery from the fear of death
- To pray for long life
- For peace of mind
- For matrimonial purposes
Kailaasarana Shiva Chandramouli Phaneendra Maathaa Mukutee Zalaalee Kaarunya Sindhu Bhava Dukha Haaree Thujaveena Shambho Maja Kona Taaree
Meaning -Oh Lord Shiva who is seated on Mount Kailash, where the moon decorates his forehead and the king of serpents crown his head, who is merciful and removes delusion, You alone can protect me. I surrender to thee.
Aum Trayambakam Yajaamahey Sugandhim Pusti Vardhanam Urvaarukamiva Bandhanaath Mrutyor Muksheeya Maamritaat
Meaning -We worship the fragrant Lord Shiva, who has 3 eyes and who cultivates all beings. May He free me from death, for immortality, as even a cucumber is separated from its bond with the vine.
5:30 am - 1 p.m. 3 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.