Annamar Molipali

Annamar, Molipali

Other Temples - Namakkal District


Periannan, Chinnan, facing south


Periyakandi Amman, facing south

Other Deities

Thangayi, Athan Swamy, Veerabadhra, Pavalai, Pambatti Sidhdhar, Komali Ayyan, Kannimar

Annamar Molipali is a south-facing temple that is located in a beautiful and impeccably maintained large campus. The entrance is through large gates in the south followed by a 5 tiered Rajagopuram. The sanctum sanctorum is located ahead of the Rajagopuram and faces south. The south-facing sanctum sanctorum of the main deities and goddess is preceded by a beautiful Maha Mandapam.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Annamar Molipali is said to be an old temple. Historical information is not available as of now.


Periannan and Chinnannan are two brothers, Ponnar and Shankar respectively who are said to have lived and perished in a battle in the period between 990 – 1020 CE as per folklore. Many stories and plays have been written about their exploits including a film penned by the late Chief Minister of Tamilnadu, Mr.M.Karunanidhi.


Annamar Molipali is about 10 kilometers southeast of Thiruchengode and about 28 kilometers northwest of Namakkal off the road connecting these two towns. At Rayarpalayam take the road going southwards to reach Annamar Molipali.

Stay and Food

None locally. The closest is Namakkal.

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