Bheemeswarar Sarkar Manapalli

Bheemeswarar, Sarkar Manapalli

Saivite Temples - Namakkal District


Bheemeswarar, facing east


Brahanayaki, facing east

Other Deities

Saptha Maadhar, Narthana Ganapathi, Subramanya with consorts, Navagraha, Kala Bhairava, Shiva Lingam, Uma Maheswari, Gajalakshmi, Soundarya Nayaki. Sanctum Niches – Dakshinamurthy, Lingotbavar, Brahma, Durga, Chandikeswara

Bheemeswarar Sarkar Manapalli is an east-facing temple that is situated in a single open prakaram. The Mahamandapam is entered through a door in the east and the exit is through a door on the south side. An Ardha Mandapam precedes the SanctumSsanctorum where the main deity is in the form of a large Lingam. Behind are the shrines for Narthana Vinayaka and Subramanya. On the north side of the sanctum sanctorum is the separate shrine for goddess Brahanayaki. The Cauvery River flows about 300 meters south of Bheemeswarar Sarkar Manapalli. There is an ancient Perumal Temple near the banks of the Cauvery.

Holy Water (Theertham) – Cauvery River

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Bheemeswarar Sarkar Manapalli is an old temple that has been renovated recently. Some of the idols including the Nandi are very old. Historical information is not available as of now.


The lingam in Bheemeswarar Sarkar Manapalli was installed and worshiped by Bheema, one of the Pancha Pandavas, who are believed to have been in the area during their exile.


Bheemeswarar Sarkar Manapalli is about 6 kilometers northwest of Mohanur. Mohanur is about 20 kilometers south of Namakkal.

Stay and Food

None locally. The closest is Namakkal.

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