Sree Ayyappan Temple




The temple of Lord Sri Ayyappa Swami Temple located at Siddhapudur, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. The architecture of the temple is often compared to the popular Sabarimala Temple. The Ayyappan temple in Sidhapudur area of Coimbatore is the most renowned holy place after the Sabarimalai. This elegant place of divinity is situated just 1 Km from Coimbatore’s central Gandhipuram and 4 Km from central railway station. This temple has got an interesting history. It all began in the year 1942 with some Ayyappa devotees forming into a small pooja group doing Ayyappa bhajans in a makeshift place. During traditional mandala pooja, they started Ayyappan Vilakku Pooja before going on a Sabarimalai Yathra. During 1955, the registration under the society act, took place in the name of “THE COIMBATORE SREE AYYAPPA SEVA SANGAM”. Gradually the development was attended with the guidance of devotees. In the year 1958, a land was acquired at Siddhapudur to construct a temple. An industrialist Sri Narasi Thulasidas provided a shed at the temple site. The devotees installed a portrait of Lord Sri Ayyappaswamy.

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