Pasupatheeswarar Mecheri

Pasupatheeswarar, Mecheri

Saivite Temples - Salem District


Pasupatheeswarar, facing east


Soundarya Nayaki, facing south

Other Deities

Surya, Rajaganapathi, Muruga with consorts, Bhairava, Navagraha, Sivalingam, Naagar, Thambiran Swamy. Sanctum niches – Narthana Vinayaka, Dakshinamurthy, Lingotbavar, Brahma, Vishnu Durga, Chandikeswara

Pasupatheeswarar Mecheri is an east-facing temple with an entrance through a flight of steps in the east. A single well laid out and spacious Prakaram houses all the shrines and the sanctum sanctorum. The main deity has two Nandis before him, one being ancient. There is another Shiva Lingam and Nandi below the Peepal Tree behind the sanctum sanctorum. The goddess is in a shrine facing south. The small open mandapam before the sanctum sanctorum and shrine of the goddess is common and both of them can be seen from the same spot. There is another entrance from the southwest corner.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Pasupatheeswarar Mecheri is an old temple. Historical information is not available as of now.


No information


Pasupatheeswarar Mecheri is the middle of Mecheri approachable through the narrow Easwaran Kovil Street from the main road behind the Badrakali Temple.

Stay and Food

None localy except tea and snack shops. The closest for food and stay would be Salem.

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