Vijayaraghava Perumal Omalur

Vijayaraghava Perumal, Omalur

Vaishnavite Temples - Salem District


Vijayaraghava Perumal, facing east


Sreedevi and Bhoodevi along with the main deity, facing east

Other Deities

Anjaneya, Garuda

Vijayaraghava Perumal Omalur is a beautiful east-facing temple situated in a single Prakaram. The entrance is through a small gate on the east side. A stone Dwajasthambam is in the front. A large open mahamandapam with a mukha mandapam is before the Ardha Mandapam. The Mahamandapam has about 30 pillars with some nice carvings of Lord Vishnu’s Dasavatar, Dancing girls, and animals. The main deity is a large idol. A minor river called Sarabanga divides into the east and west branches near here and flows on both sides of the Vijayaraghava Perumal Omalur temple. This river empties into the Cauvery near Annamar Kovil. There is a Shiva temple and a Mariamman temple around Vijayaraghava Perumal Omalur.

Holy Water (Theertham) – Sarabangha River

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Vijayaraghava Perumal Omalur is an old temple and could go back to the time when the Omalur Fort (14th Century CE) was built. Historical information is not available as of now.


No information


Vijayaraghava Perumal Omalur is in the fort of Omalur on the road going towards Tharamangalam. Omalur is about 15 kilometers northwest of Salem.

Stay and Food

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

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