Srinivasa Perumal Temple( also know as Srinivasa Anjaneya Perumal Temple) is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It is located at Udumalpet, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.
About The Temple
As the temple is facing North, the direction belonging to Kubera the Lord of Wealth, people worship here for prosperity. As Lord Perumal and Sri Anjaneya are together, Lord is named Sri Srinivasa Anjaneya Perumal. Acharya Sri Madhva and Sri Raghavendra are also with Perumal. As Lord is holding Mother Mahalakshmi in His chest, there is no separate Shrine for Mother. Rice coated with turmeric is offered as Prasad.
About The Deity
2.5 feet tall presiding deity is young in appearance in a standing form. Sri Anjaneya is near the Lord in a worshipping form. Though Sri Anjaneya has a separate shrine in Vishnu temples, He is with Lord Himself in the sanctum sanctorum itself in this temple.
Legend and Stories
Many years ago, a Vishnu devotee was worshipping Tirupathi Lord for a child. One day, he appealed to Sri Anjaneya to take his appeal to Lord. Sri Anjaneya appeared in his dream and said that there was a Perumal idol near an anthill uncared for and advised him to find the idol and build a temple for Perumal to realize his wish. The devotee obediently followed the advice and also installed Sri Anjaneya near the Lord.
Chitra Poornima in April-May, Hanuman Jayanthi, Vijayadasami in September-October and Vaikunda Ekadasi in December-January are the festivals of the temple
Devotees pray for child boon, wedding, relief from adverse planetary effects and recovery of things stolen from them.
Devotees perform special Tirumanjanam to Perumal and offer Vada-a famous delicious dish of Tamilnadu, betel leaves and Tulsi garlands to Sri Anjaneya.
How To Reach Sri Anjaneya Srinivasar Temple, Udumalpet
The nearest airport is Coimbatore Airport.
The nearest railway station is Udumalpet Railway Station.
The temple is at a central place of Udumalpet town which is 69 km far from Coimbatore and 35 km far from Palani.
Sri Anjaneya Srinivasar Temple,
Udumalpet, Coimbatore district,
Devotees visit this temple to seek fulfillment of the following:-
- Child boon
- Recovery of stolen goods
- Release from adversary effects of the planets
- Wedding boons
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 10.00 a.m. and from 6.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.