Welcome to Arulmigu Sundaramahalinga Swamy Temple. Sathuragiri Hills or Chathuragiri otherwise known as ‘ SUNDARA MAHALINGAM ‘ is situated 10 km. 17 செப்டம்பர் Again I was going through the Sathuragiri vocabulary on the web. A name of the town, The History says that it is Sankara Narayana Lingams. ஆனந்த Touched the first-step of Sri Sundara MahaLinga Swamy temple. At 12noon. I look that area. I see five 5-lettered Tamil words side by side. 20 Mar sathuragiri mahalinga malai, saduragiri, mahalingam, Every 10th in the Tamil Calendar he appears in light form to his devotees at this place.
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Today it has crossed 50, views. While coming down, I noticed that it was still difficult and risky than claiming up. For going to these places, we require permission from Forest Dept and assistance from the local people. Since we went on Saturday, on our way to the top we have seen one or two vendors selling water, soda and lime and these vendors were available on our return on Sunday also. Unknown March 10, at 3: We reached santhana Mahalingam and had food and the other major incident happened on the top of the hill only.
Legend says sithar’s and devars swthuragiri and visit here every day before sun rise as the lingam is supposedly made of sandal.
Recent flood in May, has made Forest Dept enforce restriction for public on all days. He issues free notebooks to poor children from his trust money.
I am a computer professional working in a busy city!!! Highly risky, slippery, sharp, steep and dangerous route and also very tiresome. We completed the journey comfortably, which is itself a good feeling. The water source is pure and clear. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. The Pujari was a tribal Paliyan, descended from the man chosen for the task by the ascetic who found the lingam. There is no proper road or steps for climbing to the top hill.
Even shelter is available, for those who wish to stay at the top. During some days like full moon day, new moon day and other festive seasons Annadhanam is served to the devotees from morning till evening near both the temples and stay in the shelter provided there before dark falls.
There are several falls on the way to shiva temple. It was indeed, the route 10k approx one way was indeed challenging, thrilling, soothing all put in one.
Those wishes to come for Sathuragiri can take bath and rest at Sivasangu Ayya Ashram at thaniparai. Oonjal Karuppan Swamy 3. Path after Sangali paarai leads to Korakkar cave Goraknath cave. There also was a stream similar to the present Agaya Ganga Theertham at Sathuragiri running next to the temple.
This is a mysterious hill where it is believed that Siddhars still worship the lord Shiva. You are visiting www. Distance from Thaaniparai to Mahalingam temple is around 10 plus KM and entire track is totally steep.
Nadu Kattu Ganapathi 6. It is better to walk the etmple to reach the hill top, if one could venture. But, its a scary thing Climbing down is doubly tough as going up.
The main siddha of Sathuragiri is Goraknathar. You can also carry camping bag, choose good place to camp and have hiistory at nights. The name also carries another meaning where the hills surrounding the place are in the shape of a Chathuram Tamil for square so the name Sathuragiri.
No hotel or lodge available for food or stay. This page was last edited on 12 Octoberat You cannot enter inside the cave without their permission. The Sundhara Mahalingam temple, and infront of the temple, flows a stream. Sidha Guru mentioned that these dogs are bairavs and serve the sidhars and it guides anyone coming to this hill late in the evening.
Below is the list of temples found in and around Sathuragiri. The name Sathuragiri came from chathur “four”Veda Vedas and giri “hill”where all the four Vedas met and formed the hill.
Ajith Kumar October 10, at Went to Chaturagiri along with couple of my brothers, the moment you reach the base at Thaniparai and look at the divine mountain you know this is going to be a divine experience. At Sundara Mahalingam temple the daily pooja starts by 6 ‘O’ clock in the morning. Monthly hietory”Pournami Full moon ” and hidtory No moon ” are the three days when public are allowed inside.
The hills are under protected category. All reviews sundara medu devi cave base route forest devotees hill temple. Awaiting the nod from Sathuragiriyan. The journey starts with temples for Lord Ganehsa, Karuppannaswamy, etc.