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Sri Swayambulingeswarar temple
 
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Moolavar: Swayambulingeswarar
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  Amman / Thayar: -
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  Old year: 500 years old
  Historical Name: -
  City: Amanimallapuram
  District: Dharmapuri
  State: Tamil Nadu
 
     
Singers:
     
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 Festival:
     
  Pradosha Puja is celebrated in the temple twice a month.Margazhi Tiruvadhirai in December-January and Mahasivarathri in February-March, are other festivals of the temple.  
     
 Temple's Speciality:
     
  Lord Shiva graces in the temple as Swayambulingamurthy. It is said that the Swayambulinga is growing taller.  
     
Opening Time:
   
  The temple is open from 6.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.  
   
Address:
   
  Sri Swayambulingeswarar Temple, Amanimallapuram, Darmapuri district.  
   
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 General Information:
     
 

Lord Shiva graces in the temple as Swayambulingamurthy.  It is said that the Swayambulinga is growing taller.

 
     
Prayers
    
 

Devotees Pray for child boon, good education and removal of obstacles in marriage alliances.

 
    
Thanks giving:
    
  Abishek are performed to the Lord with new Vastras by the devotees as a prayer commitment. 
    
 Greatness Of Temple:
     
 

Residens of the locality say that Swayambulingeswarar is growing taller day by day. As a mother catering to needs of the child, Lord Swayambulingeswara graces the devotees Himself and does not wait for their asking anything. The existence of the temple in the place by itself is considered an asset to them. Nandeeswara (the bull vehicle of Lord Shiva) graces from His place before Lord Shiva.

Devotees gain longevity if they walk around the hill known as Girivalam. They are also relieved of past sins. They conquer the cycle of births and deaths and cross the ocean of Samsara – life’s burdens. Every step the devotee puts towards the Lord awards him/her the benefits of great yagnas called Rajasuya, Ashwamedha and the collective benefits of all Yagnas.

 
     
  Temple History:
     
 

In the year 1860, a resident of the place named Chinnavedi Chetty had a dream of the darshan of Lord Shiva telling him that there was a Shivalinga in a tope (a piece of land with many trees) and directed him to build a temple and promised prosperity to all in the location. Chetty immediately set out in search of the Shivalinga in his coconut tope but could not find it. Sitting sadly under a tamarind tree, he was scratching the land with a stick. He felt something while doing so, started digging and found the Shivalinga.

He decided to build the temple under the tamarind tree. He wanted to cut the tree as it was a hindrance. When he attempted to cut the tree, a Sanyasin came there and advised him not to do so. As Chetty could not find a suitable place, he went home sadly. He decided to take the Linga to his house. While digging, though the Linga just moved, it could not be taken out but only bent on a side. The man returned home sadly. As there was no alternative, it was decided to build the temple there itself.

Suddenly rain began to pour with thunder and lightning felling the tree to the root. No obstacle to build the temple now in the same place. The temple came up majestically. As He offered Himself, the Lord was named Swayambulingeswarar.

It is said that the Linga is growing taller day by day.

 
     
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