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DHARMAPURI - MALLIKHARJUNESWARA TIRUKKOVIL

Dharmapuri, the district head quarter's town of the same name once called Taladur was the capital Adigamas, who ruled over Kongunadu comprising the present districts of Salem, Coimbatore and Erode. The town is housing an ancient and largely visited temple, called Mallikarjuneswaraswamy Tirukkovil, popularly known as Kottai Eswaran koil. Though not boasts of high towers, kissing the colourful clouds or occupying tens of acres of land, its glory lies in sanctity of the location and divinity of the archamurtis, going by the names of Mallikarjunaswamy and Kamakshi Amman. Simplicity and modesty are exuding from its construction, and it possesses several minishrines for most of the adorable deities, like Vinayaka, Subrahmanya, Dakshinamurti, Nataraja and Sivakami Amman. The Utsavamurtis are the best specimens of excellent craftsmanship. It got the name of Dharmapuri due to the penance of Dharmangada, the ruler of Kasi, who implemented the direction of one sage, who was doing tapas here sitting in an ant-hill for many centuries. The Kamakshi Amman demonstrated her sports on many occasions arid became the safest refuge for the victims of Nemesis. A most visit worthy shrine.

It lies on the Bangalore - Salem high way, commanding all conveyance facilities from both Salem and Karur on both ends.

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