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Sri Sharada Devi temple
Moolavar: Sharada Devi
  Urchavar: -
  Amman / Thayar: -
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  Old year: 500 years old
  Historical Name: -
  City: Coimbatore
  District: Coimbatore
  State: Tamil Nadu
  The temple celebrates Sankatahara Chaturthi, Kruthika star days and Pradosham each month and Navarathri in September-October in a grand way and the Jayanthi of Acharya Sri Adi Sankara.  
 Temple's Speciality:
  All the puja procedures in the temple are as followed in the Sharadambal temple in Sringeri Mutt.  
Opening Time:
  The temple is open from 5.00 a.m. to 8.00 a.m. and from 4.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m.  
  Arulmigu Sarada devi Thirukoil, Racecourse, Coimbatore.  
 General Information:
  The temple is facing east.  On the south side of the sanctum sanctorum is the shrine for Lord Bala Ganapathi and on the left is that of Lord Bala Murugan.  South of  Ganapathi is the shrine for Acharya Sri Sankara facing north.  The temple observes three time puja a day.  South of the temple is a spacious lecture hall.  
  People pray here for successful conclusion of delayed marriage proposals and for a bright education of their children. 
Thanks giving:
  Realizing their prayer wish, devotees offer Sari to Mother Sharadambal as their prayer commitment. 
 Greatness Of Temple:
  The idol of presiding deity Mother Sharadambal is made of five metals – Aimpon in Tamil.   It should be understood that Mother Sharadambika is but Mother Maha Saraswathi who came down to earth as Upaya Bharathi playing a vital part in the mission of Acharya Sri Sankara (incarnation of Lord Shiva) to establish Sanatana Dharma through His Shanmatha Sthapana.  Mother Sharadambika is Goddess of High Wisdom.
Mother is all merciful and smiling holding the honey pot in one hand, showing the Chin Mudra to the devotees and book in the left hand.  The devotee will become learned at the very look of/at our Great Mother.
The temple has shrines for Lord Bala Ganapathi, Lord Muruga and Acharya Sri Sankara at right places as described above with a three time puja in accordance with the procedures followed in Sringeri main Mutt preaching the philosophy of Advaita in the foot steps of Acharya Adi Sankara.  Indeed, this temple is a boon to those unable to visit Sringeri to have the darshan of Mother Sharadambika.   Besides usual monthly important special pujas on such days as mentioned above, 10 day Navarathri festival is celebrated very devotionally commencing with Maha Abishek, followed by Laksharchana and Devi Mahatmiya Parayana for 4 days.  On the Navami day (9th day) Chatha Chandi Yajna and Vidyaramba Pujas are conducted.  Huge number of devotees brings their children for commencing their education.  During the Navarathri festival days, Jaganmatha Sharadambika appears in alluring alankaras as Brahmmi, Maheswari, Gaumari, Vaishnavi, Indrani, Chamundeeswari and Gajalakshmi.  Mother also comes in procession in the golden rath. 
  Temple History:
  After his advent in the seventh century and mission to establish the Advaita philosophy, He established the first mutt on the banks of Tunga River in Sringeri in Karnataka state and installed Mother Sharada Devi.  The mutt drew devotees from all corners of the country.  Among them was an industrialist from Coimbatore, who met Peetathipathi Holiness Sri Abhinava Vidya Theeratha Maha Swamigal and sought His blessings to build a Sharada temple in this city.  Meantime, a philanthropist Sulur Nanjunda Iyer of the city also came to Sringeri seeking His blessings.  When Swamiji asked him for land for the temple, Iyer readily offered one acre land in the posh Race Course area.  With the co-operation of devotee public, the temple came into being majestically.  All expenses were borne by the industrialist.  The consecration of the temple took place on the Sashti day of the new moon fortnight of Karthikai month (November-December) in the year 1979.  
Special Features:
  Miracle Based: All puja procedures in the temple are as in Sringeri Mutt.
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