Sangameswarar Temple,Tamil Nadu , India

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Address: Arulmigu Sangameswarar Temple, Bhavani Kudal, Bhavani – 638 301, Erode District.

Sangameshwar Temple , Kalingarayan Palayam, Bhavani, Tamil Nadu, India

Phone No: (04256) – 230192.

Temple Web site :http://www.bhavanisangameswarartemple.org

Sangameswarar Temple

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Sangameswarar alayam is a temple in Bhavani, in the Erode district, of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.

The temple was built at the confluence of three rivers namely, Cauvery, Bhavani and Amirtha river.

The temple was praised in old Tamil literatures Thirupugazh, Pillaithamizh by Arunagirinadhar, Thirugnanasambandar as Thirunana.

Sri Sangameswarar temple is one of the important Tamil Nadu tourism spot. The temple is also called as, "Kooduthurai" (Koodu-Join, Thurai-shore) due to the confluence of Kaveri,Bhavani and Amirtha river. River Amirtha flow as Antharvahini, just like Saraswati at Triveni Sangamam of Allahabad. The place is also known as Dakshina Triveni Sangamam. The place is revered due to the Triveni Sangamam and people from all around India come here to perform the last rites. Besides that, the temple witnesses a swarm of newly married couples during the celebration of "Aadi Perukku" , 18th day of "aashada" month.Though Shiva is the main deity of the temple, there are separate sanctorums ('sannidhis') for God Vishnu and Goddesses Lakshmi as well, thus standing as an example of Shaiva-Vaishnava harmony. The tree of the temple ("Sthala Viruksham") is 'Ilandhai', Indian Plum tree. [...]

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