Putridankondeeswarar Othakalmandapam

Putridankondeeswarar Othakalmandapam

Saivite Temples, Coimbatore District


Putridankondeeswarar, facing east


Poonkothai, facing east

Other Deities

 Main deity Sanctum niche – Ganesha, Dakshinamurthy, Lingotbavar, Brahma, Durga, Chandikeswara. Goddess sanctum niche – Icha Sakthi, Kriya Sakthi, Gnana Sakthi. Inner Prakaram – 63 Nayanmar, Sekkizhar, Meikandar, Arunandi, Umapathi Sivam. Outer Prakaram – Ganesha, Muruga, Theerthalingeswarar

Putridankondeeswarar Othakalmandapam is a medium sized, east facing temple with the typical slender tall vimaanas that are seen in this region. The temple has a 5 tiered Rajagopuram at the east and two Prakarams. The inner prakaram has both the god and goddess shrines and is completely covered. In the outer prakaram are Ganesha and Muruga. The Muruga idol is about 5 feet tall. After this is Theerthalingeswarar for whom ablution can be performed by the devotees.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Putridankondeeswarar Othakalmandapam is said to be about 800 years old by the priests serving here. The temple was apparently relocated from the opposite side in recent times.


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Putridankondeeswarar Othakalmandapam is on the Coimbatore to Pollachi Highway and about 13 kilometers from Coimbatore.

Stay and Food

None locally. Closest is Pollachi or Coimbatore.

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