Arulmigu Alagirinatha Swamy Temple
Kottai, Salem-1.

Pooja Timings
Kaala Shanthi Pooja : 08:00 A.M

Uchchi Kaala Pooja : 12:00 NOON

Raakkaala Pooja : 08:00 P.M
Temple Location
Arulmigu Alagirinatha Swamy Temple,

Kottai, Salem-636001.

Phone : 0427 - 2221577.
News & Events
Worship Timing :

From Morning 06:00 A.M to 12:00 P.M

From Evening 05:00 P.M to 09:00 P.M

Welcome to Arulmigu Alagirinatha Swamy Temple

Temple is Administrated by Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department, TamilNadu Inspected area Salem.

Arulmighu alagirinatha swamy temple, kottai in salem is an ancient temple. It is believed to be have had 5 praharams including the present collector?s office. It was called as sri sundararaja perumal temple. As proof for this, we can find a pillar with mandapam bearing Krishna image is there.

Due to foreign and mohammedian invasion,the temple reached its current state . it is surrounded by compound walls on four sides and its location is just west to the river bank of manimutharu river, the area of the temple is about one acre of land.

When and who?s period the temple came to existence is not known.we can came to know that the temple was first renovated by the nayakar?s regime. The monuments and inscriptions inside the temple walls shows that the temple was renovated by the nayakars.

The temple is situated in the heart of the town. We can reached the temple through bus and trains very easily. It is 3 kms from south ? east to the new bus stand. And 8 kms from south ? east fo the railway junction.

The temple has a big legend of the purana time , one birugu munivar was very powerful in vaikuntam. By meditation and pious worship he got tremendous power. He dared to step on the chest of mahavishnu as the almight was in the bed of sainam. The lord was very calm. But goddess mahalakshmi got annoyed about the attitude of the birugu munivar.