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3 Ministers to take part in Ancient Temple's kumbabishekam on Sep 8

3 Ministers to take part in Ancient Temple's kumbabishekam on Sep 8

Ministers S Muthusamy, Sekarbabu and MP Saminathan are going to participate in the Kumbabishekam of over 1000-year-old Erode Kottai Iswaran Temple or Aruthra Kabaleeswarar Temple, coming under the HR and CE  Department, on Sept 8. 

It was constructed by Konguchozhan Karikalan who ruled Dharapuram as Rasarasapuram in AD 1177. The sun light will directly reflect on the main deity on 25,26,27 on Tamil Month Masi.  The temple houses an 800-year-old Vanni tree, Natarajar, 63 Nayanmars, Lord Shani, Kalabhairava, Chandran and other deities. Annual car festival in Vaikasi, Guru Paerchi, 63 Nayanmars procession, and Guru Pooja are important events of the temple. The renovation works of the temple started in 2019.  

As all these works were completed, the Kumbabhishekam will be held after 12 years gap.  Ganapati Homam held  on August 31. Following this, special poojas were  being held every day.   Huge yagashalas have been set up in the  temple and the consecration will be held between 10:35 am and 11:35 on Thursday. 

The arrangements were done and monitored by Executive Officers Kayalvizhi, R Sugumar, Special Officer M Arulkumar, Arulneri Thirukoottam Trust functionaries  S Masilamani, Senthur  KP Periyasamy, CA Kathirvel, Somasundaram,  consecration committee president S Subramaniam, and Trust Board president S Selvam.