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Sri Somalingeswarar temple
Moolavar: Somalingeswarar
  Urchavar: -
  Amman / Thayar: -
  Thala Virutcham: -
  Theertham: -
  Agamam / Pooja :
  Old year: 500 years old
  Historical Name:
  City: Chokkikulam
  District: Madurai
  State: Tamil Nadu
  Annabishekam and Mavu Kappu Alankaras during the monthly Pradosha days with special Bajans are observed in the temple. All the pujas dedicated to Lord Shiva are offered to Lord Vishnu too in the temple with equal importance emphasizing harmony between Saivites and Vishnavites. This is the significance of this temple. Also special pujas are offered to Lord Vinayaka. The temple follows the broad philosophy of the oneness of Lord Shiva and Vishnu.  
 Temple's Speciality:
  The side point of the Avudayar-phallus is facing north.  
Opening Time:
  The temple is open from 6.00 a.m. to 10.00 a.m. and from 5.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.  
  Sri Chokkalingeswarar Temple, Chokkikulam, Madurai. Phone: +91-98430 52246.  
  +91 98430 52246 
 General Information:
  Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu appear in the temple as Shiva Perumal.  
  Devotees pray to Lord to realize their wishes.
Thanks giving:
  Devotees perform abishek to Lord and offer vastras.  
 Greatness Of Temple:
  Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu appear in the temple as Shiva Perumal.  Special pujas are performed on Pradosha days and Purattasi Saturdays to both Lords.  Both shrines are facing each other.  The temple is facing west.  The Avudayar bearing the Shivalinga is facing north.  Perumal as in His Tirupati posture grants darshan to devotees even from a distance before they enter the temple.
  Temple History:
  The festival deity in the temple was brought from Tirupati.
Special Features:
  Miracle Based: The Avudayar bearing the Shiva Linga is facing north.
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