Tuesday Jun 25, 2024

Keezhapadugai Draupathi Amman Temple, Thiruvarur

Address

Keezhapadugai Draupathi Amman Temple, Keezhapadugai, Thiruvarur – 610 109 Mobile: +91 97862 04428

Diety

Amman: Draupathi Amman

Introduction

Draupathi Amman Temple is located in Keezhapadugai Village in Thiruvarur District of Tamilnadu. Presiding Deity is Draupathi Amman. Urchavar is Draupathi & Arjuna. Sthala Vriksham is Neem Tree (Vembu). Theertham is Amman Theertham.

Puranic Significance

This temple was built at the time when Maha Mari Amman was constructed in Perungudi village. It was built for the custodian deities. The kings built the temple with wooden pillars and a roof. People prayed here for security and good farm yields. The kings offered Panchaloka idols.

Beliefs

Devotees pray to Amman for removal of obstacles in marriage talks, for settlement of liabilities, cure from illness and good farm yields. People perform abishek to the deity and offer food grains.

Special Features

Presiding Deity is Draupathi Amman. Urchavar is Draupathi & Arjuna. Sthala Vriksham is Neem Tree (Vembu). Theertham is Amman Theertham. It is east faced entrance with a large Bothi tree (Arasamaram), Maha Mandapam has the facility to accommodate 200 devotees. The flooring is nice. There is also flag pole and Bali Peeta. The temple bell weighs 23 Kgs. Idols of Lord Selva Vinayaka and Veerabhadra are on the left and right respectively. Mother Draupathi Amman is facing east. The antiquity of the temple is above 500 years old. Consecration was last celebrated in February 2014. Due to security reasons, festival deities Draupathi and Arjuna are kept in Lord Thyagaraja temples. 18 types of abisheks are offered to deities in the temple.

Festivals

18 types of abisheks are offered to all idols in the temple.

Century/Period/Age

500 years old

Managed By

Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (HRCE)

Nearest Bus Station

Keezhapadugai

Nearest Railway Station

Thiruvarur

Nearest Airport

Trichy

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