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Sri Pettai Rayaswami temple (ஸ்ரீ பேட்டை ராயச்வாமி கோயில்) Thenkanikottai

Sri Pettai Rayaswami temple

Moolavar : Pettairayaswami
Urchavar : Deva Perumal
Amman / Thayar : Soundaryavalli
Thala Virutcham : Ilandhai tree
Theertham : Swami Pushkarani
Agamam / Pooja : –
Old year : 500-1000 years old
Historical Name : Denkanikottai
City : Thenkanikottai
District : Dharmapuri
State : Tamil Nadu



15 day Panguni-Chithirai wedding festival beginning from Telugu new year day – Ugadi-covering the months March-April-May is very grandly celebrated in the temple. A 9 day Brammotsavam concludes with theerthavari and Poornahudi with procession of Perumal in flower palanquin. Poojas in morning and midday are performed during the Margazhi month (November-December) with night and day programmes called Rapathu and Pahal Pathu. Tiruvadipooram and Sayana festival for 10 days also occur this period. Vaikunda Ekadasi is observed as in Srirangam temple. Saturdays in the month of Purattasi (September-October) are important days for Perumal.

Temple’s Speciality:

The Vimana (roof-tower above the sanctum sanctorum) is Ananda Vimanam as in Tirupathi.

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.


Sri Pettairayaswami Temple, Thenkanikottai, Dharmapuri district.


+91-4344 – 292 870,

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Location :
Bus facilities are available to Denganikottai from Hosur on the Chennai National Highways. The temple can be reached by cabs and cars too. Denganikottai is 25 km from Hosur, 65 km from Bangalore and 130 km from Salem.

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Accomodation :


T N C Lodge: +91-4342-260 626

Adhiyaman Aranmanai: +91-4342-770 007

Vijai Lodge: +91-4342-260 199

Sri Rama Boarding: +91-4342-260 141

Vetri Lodge: +91-4342-264 754, 261 615

Near by temple:

Chennakeswara Perumal

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