Sellandiamman Kumaripalayam

Sellandiamman, Kumaripalayam

Other Temples - Namakkal District


Sundakka Sellandiamman, facing north

Other Deities

Vinayaka, Karuppanna Swamy, Sembayi Amman, Saptha Maadhar, Madurai Veeran

Sellandiamman Kumaripalayam is a beautiful north-facing temple with an entrance gateway on the south side. Inside the beautifully landscaped temple on the west side is the entrance to the prakaram of the sanctum sanctorum. Before the entrance to the Prakram are the east-facing shrines of Karuppanna Swamy and Vinayaka one after the other. There are large idols of Horses in front of the east-facing shrine of Karuppannaswamy. Inside the Prakaram the Sanctum Sanctorum of Sundakka Sellandiamman with a beautiful Vimaanam on top faces north. The goddess is nearly 6 feet tall and in a grand sitting posture. Around the Prakaram are the shrines of Sembayi Amman, Saptha Maadhar, and Madurai Veeran. There is a small water tank with lily flowers in front of the sanctum.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – Neem (Azadirachta indica)


Sellandiamman Kumaripalayam is said to be an old temple that has been beautifully renovated in recent times. Historical information is not available as of now.


Sellandiamman is considered an amalgamation of Sakthi and Sivam and is the guardian deity of several villages belonging to communities in the area.


Sellandiamman Kumaripalayam is on the southeast side of Mohanur. In Mohanur town are a Shiva temple and a Perumal temple. On the way is a Karuppanna Swamy Temple on the main road.

Stay and Food

None locally except tea shops at Mohanur. The closest is Namakkal.

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