Amritheswarar Irupali

Amritheswarar, Irupali

Saivite Temples - Salem District


Amritheswarar, facing west


Amrithavalli, facing south

Other Deities

Vinayaka, Naagar, Shiva Lingam, Chandikeswara

Amritheswarar Irupali is a small west-facing temple situated in an open Prakaram. On the west side facing the lord are three Nandi idols. There is a viewing window to see the main deity in front of the Nandis. On the north side is the shrine of the south-facing goddess. The entrance inside is through a small door on the south side. A common Maha Mandapam is present before the main deity and the goddess. An Ardha Mandapam is before the sanctum sanctorum. There is another long and slender Shiva Lingam in a shrine behind the Sanctum Sanctorum of the main deity. The temple was undergoing renovation during our visit in 2021. There is a small Perumal temple also behind the Shiva temple in the same village.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Amritheswarar Irupali is an old temple that is being renovated now to some extent. Historical information is not available as of now.


No information


Amritheswarar Irupali is 10 kilometers north of Edappadi off the road going towards Mecheri via Nangavalli. At about 8.5 kilometers take a left towards the west at the Poolampatti Steel Plant Road and take an immediate right to reach Amritheswarar Irupali. Edappadi is about 40 kilometers southwest of Salem. Amritheswarar Irupali is about 40 kilometers east of Salem and can be reached via Tharamangalam and Jalakandapuram.

Stay and Food

None locally. The closest for food and stay would be Salem.

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