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Sri Anjaneya temple
 
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Moolavar: Anjaneya
  Urchavar:
  Amman / Thayar:
  Thala Virutcham:
  Theertham:
  Agamam / Pooja :
  Old year: 500-1000 years old
  Historical Name:
  City: Kallukuzhi
  District: Thiruchirapalli
  State: Tamil Nadu
 
Singers:
     
   
     
 Festival:
     
  Sri Hanuman Jayanthi is very grandly celebrated in the temple  
     
 Temple's Speciality:
     
  The idol of Sri Anjaneya is just a feet tall. It is a sculpture made on a pillar. His leg is bending towards north in the Omkhara Mantra shape. Sri Anjaneya is holding the Parijatha flower in His left hand and the right hand assuring all safety to the devotees. This is known as Abhaya Hastha sign. He graces the devotees with His face towards north.  
     
Opening Time:
    
 The temple is open from 6.00 a.m. to 10.00 a.m. and from 5.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. 
   
Address:
   
  Sri Anjaneyar Temple, Kallukuzhi, NearTiruchi railway station, Tiruchi.  
   
Phone:
   
  +91 
    
 General Information:
     
  Sri Yoga Anjaneya, Lords Vinayaka, Muruga, Panduranga and Navagrahas the nine planets, Chakkarathazhwar and Nagar grace the devotees from separate shrines in the temple.  
     
 
Prayers
    
  Those aspiring an overseas trip and to be relieved from the impact Sani Bhagwan’s adverse aspects and seeking promotions in jobs pray to Sri Anjaneya.  As He is facing the Kubera direction – north – it is believed that prayer here would bring prosperity to the devotee.  The temple conducts Sudarshana Homa each month and special pujas on Saturdays. 
    
Thanks giving:
    
  Devotees perform abishek to Sri Anjaneya and offer the traditional Vadamala. 
    
 Greatness Of Temple:
     
  The Dwajasthamba – flag post – is tall enough in the Maha mandap aftr the Raja Gopuram entrance facing east.  There are small separate shrines for Lords Vinayaka and Muruga under the twin tree of Bothi and Neem left of the flag post.  Next is the Artha Mandap where Sri Anjaneya graces the devotees from the sanctum sanctorum of 3 feet in height and 2 feet in width.  He left leg is northward and the right eastward and is bending towards north resembling the Omkhara Mantra design.  He is holding a Parijatha flower in the left hand and the right assuring the devotees of all relief from their problems – Abhaya Hastha.
The procession deity, about two feet tall, holding a club in the left hand and covered by silver is made of Panchaloka – an alloy of five metals.
Sri Chakarathazhwar with His 16 hands is in a separate shrine in the prakara.  This shrine was built during the renovation of the temple two years ago.  On each Chitra star day every month special abishek and Sudharshana Homa are dedicated to Azhwar. Lord Yoga Narasimha with His four hands graces from a shrine behind.
Lord Panduranga shrine is on the left of the presiding deity with an ancient banyan tree covering a vast space.  The leaves are big and broad.  The dhyan Mandap is next.  Sri Yoga Anjaneya in His big form facing east graces the devotees.  Navagrahas are in the north east corner.  Under the twin trees, Neem and Bodhi, are Lords Vinayaka, Muruga in a line.  Nagar shrine is behind this line.
 
     
  Temple History:
     
  Sri Anjaneya of the temple was a pavement deity about 90 year ago on the second platform of Tiruchirapally railway junction.  The railway staff and the passengers used to worship Him.  In the year 1928, when works began to link the railway line of Erode and Nagapattinam, Armsby, the then General Manager of Railway district ordered removal of this Anjaneya.  Though the structure was demolished, they could not remove the idol.  The manager had a dream that night that two trains had derailed at the place where Sri Anjaneya existed.  He rushed to the spot and found his dream true.  But all passengers were safe.  Realizing his folly, he immediately ordered special pujas to Him and immediately allotted a vast space for a temple.  That space was Kallukuzhi.  He also arranged sufficient funds for the temple project.  After completing the temple construction and special pujas, the officials were able to move the idol to the new temple.  This is built in the Kallukuzhi railway staff colony.
About 100 years ago, a passenger alighted at the Tiruchirapally railway station with his luggage.  The idol was in one of his packages.  As the package was heavy, the ticket examiner levied a penalty for the excess weight.  The passenger said that he had no money to pay and offered to leave the package and get it back after paying the charges.  He did not return.  There was no claimant for the package.  On opening the pack, a beautiful idol of Sri Anjaneya was found which devotees installed in the railway platform and began worshipping.  He is now in the Kallukuzhi temple.
 
     
Special Features:
     
  Miracle Based: Sri Anjaneya in the temple graces as a small idol. His legs are bent resembling the Omkhara Mantra letter form. He is holding a parijatha flower in the left hand and the right is in the Abhayahastha form. As He is facing the Kubera direction, it is believed that worshipping Him would bring great prosperities.
 
     
 
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