Devaraja Perumal Ilupuli

Devaraja Perumal, Ilupuli

Vaishnavite Temples - Namakkal District


Devaraja Perumal, facing east


Sreedevi and Bhoodevi along with the main deity, facing east

Other Deities

Garuda, Vinayaka, Naagar, Saptha Maadhar, Azhagu Raja Perumal, Sreedevi, Bhoodevi

Devaraja Perumal Ilupuli is an east-facing temple that has two sanctums, one for the main deity Devaraja Perumal who is facing east, and another for Azhaguraja Perumal seen facing south. A Balipeedam and Dwajasthambam are outside. The entrance is through is a small gate on the east side. The temple is situated in a single prakaram with a paved pathway for circumambulation. There is a large Ponnachi Amman temple on the south side of Devaraja Perumal Ilupuli. An old Shiva temple is down the opposite road a little way to the east. The Thirumanimuthar River that originates from the Shervaroy Hills and draining into the Cauvery River, flows on the east side of the temple about 700 meters away.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Devaraja Perumal Ilupuli is an old temple as is evident from the numerous inscriptions found outside the mandapam wall and the base of the sanctum sanctorum. The information from these inscriptions is not available as of now.


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Devaraja Perumal Ilupuli is 15 kilometers east of Thiruchengode and about 22 kilometers southwest of Rasipuram off the road connecting these two towns. Take the road going south at Elachipalayam and proceed for 3 kilometers to reach Devaraja Perumal Ilupuli. Devaraja Perumal Ilupuli is about 25 kilometers northwest of Namakkal and can be reached by taking the road going towards Thiruchengode. Take a right at Koothampoondi towards the north and go for about 3.5 kilometers to reach Devaraja Perumal Ilupuli.

Stay and Food

None locally. The closest is Erode, Salem or Namakkal depending on your travel plans.

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