Sunday, 24 May 2020

Temple For Changing Your Fate/Re-Write Destiny - Brahmapureeswarar Temple - Tirupattur - Trichy

Worship at Sri Brahmapureeswarar Temple at Tirupattur will be the Turning Point in our lives. It is inferred that a person can change his fate by seeking blessings at Sri Brahmapureeswarar Temple, Thirupattur. The Brahmapureeswarar Temple is a Hindu Temple located in Thirupattur near Trichy, India. Worshippers believe that a person can change his fate by seeking the blessings of Lord Brahma at Sri Brahmapureeswarar Temple, Tirupattur. Presiding Deity is called as Lord Brahmapureeswarar in the form of Swayambu Lingam and Mother is known as Brahmanayaki/Brahma Sampath Gowri. Interestingly, there are very few temples for Lord Brahma. Of all the temples, Brahmapureeswarar at Tirupattur is one of the most important temple for Lord Brahma.

Brahmapureeswarar Temple RajaGopuram
Brahmapureeswarar Temple RajaGopuram
Lord Brahma’s overwhelming pride as the Creator of the Universe. Lord Brahma felt that He was more prevailing than Lord Shiva – since He had the supremacy of creation. This sense of pride provoked Lord Shiva, who destroyed Lord Brahma’s Fifth Head, and also cursed Him that He would lose His power of creation. To relieve himself of this curse, Lord Brahma started out on a pilgrimage of Lord Shiva Temples. During the course of His pilgrimage, Lord Brahma also visited this temple and installed 12 Shiva Lingams around Brahmapureeswarar and worshipped Lord Shiva here for a considerable time.

Brahmapureeswarar Temple Dwajasthambam
Brahmapureeswarar Temple Dwajasthambam
Being moved by Lord Brahma's prayers, Lord Shiva, on Devi Parvathi’s appeal, gave him Darshan under the Magizha tree and liberated Him from His curse. Lord Shiva also restored the power and responsibility of creation to Lord Brahma. Lord Shiva also blessed Lord Brahma that He would have a separate shrine at this temple. He also advised Lord Brahma that since Brahma himself had His destiny rewritten here; He should rewrite the destiny of His devotees visiting this temple. Since the fate of Lord Brahma, the Creator, Himself was changed by Lord Shiva at Tirupattur, one can expect a turning point in life by praying at this temple.

Brahmapureeswarar Temple Inside View
Brahmapureeswarar Temple Inside View
There are 12 Shiv Lingams in the Temple complex, which includes the garden adjacent to the temple. These Shiva Lingams were installed and worshipped by Lord Brahma. Most of these Shiv Lingams are housed in separate shrines, which are situated around the Brahma Theertham. Brahma Theertham is the pond from which Lord Brahma took water for performing puja to Lord Shiva.
These 12 shrines of Lord Shiva which comprise the Bramhapureeswarar Temple complex are :
  1. Sri Brahmapureeswarar Presiding Deity
  2. Sri Pazhamalai Nathar
  3. Sri Pathala Eswarar
  4. Sri Thayumanavar
  5. Sri Manduga Nathar
  6. Sri Ekambareswarar
  7. Sri Arunachaleswarar
  8. Sri Kailasa Nathar
  9. Sri Jambukeshwarar
  10. Sri Kalathi Nathar
  11. Sri Sabthagereswarar
  12. Sri Sudharaneswarar

Lord Brahma's Shrine At Brahmapureeswarar Temple
Lord Brahma's Shrine At Brahmapureeswarar Temple
The temple also boasts of a 150-year old tree that is believed to have been planted by siddhas. Siddhas had the power to leave their bodies and enter the trees as they wish. They are immortal. They also have the uncanny ability of manifesting themselves by entering human bodies. This temple also has lakes (called as theerthams) like Brahma theertham, Bakula theertham (which is equivalent to Ganga in its sanctity). The water from the Brahma theertham is used to perform abhishekas on Lord Brahma.

Lord Brahma At Brahmapureeswarar Temple
Lord Brahma At Brahmapureeswarar Temple
Brahma is having a separate shrine sitting in the Padmasana posture and it is a very tall Murthy. There are seven Vinayakars in this temple which is also having seven entrances, either signifying seven days or saptha mathas! In the Tamil month of Panguni (Mar-Apr), the rays of the Sun fall on the Lord. This is one of the places (there are ten such claims!) where Patanjali Rishi had attained Jeevasamadhi. It is believed that he lives in the tomb and writes Yoga Sutras. Brahma is given a special turmeric dressing on Thursdays. The Brahma worship is complete with 36 lamps (representing 27 stars and 9 planets) and 108 tamarind rice balls and the devotee has to go around 9 times.

Brahma Theertham
Brahma Theertham
The most striking aspect about this shrine is that anyone who desires to change his destiny by the grace of Lord Brahma will voluntarily find his way into this shrine. This is what is so unique about this shrine. You may be either guided by your instinct or you may be guided by your relatives or guru. But when the time is right, you will be informed about it. If a change in your destiny is around the corner, you will be propelled to visit this shrine on your own. The shrine of Patanjali Guru is located in the Brahma temple to the South. He is the same Patanjali Guru who gave this world the gift of “yoga”. He is supposed to be the one who is omnipresent and omnipotent in this shrine. He offers his prayers to Lord Shiva and Lord Brahma and thus anyone who prays to him gets peace of mind.

Aerial View Of Brahmapureeswarar Temple
Aerial View Of Brahmapureeswarar Temple
Lord Brahma is the preceptor of Guru. An old proverb says that if Guru’s grace falls on you, it will propel you into prosperity. You will be rid of all your worries and sins. All of us desire to achieve a higher state of happiness, prosperity, peace in our lives. We all want to be much healthier than we currently are. To fulfil our desires and wishes, a visit to this holy shrine is a must. Lord Brahma will take care of you and ensure that your destiny is changed for the better. Mondays and Thursdays are auspicious days to visit this shrine. This shrine also relieves you of all your doshas. Visit the shrine and the holy precincts of Lord Shiva, Goddess Parvathi and Lord Brahma. Walk around the shrine (pradakshina) in a circular fashion 9 times. As you walk, keep on chanting the name of the Lord. Light 36 lamps in the shrine in the place dedicated for lighting lamps.

Temple Timings:

Morning Timings : 07:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Evening Timings : 04:00 PM to 08:00 PM
On Special Occasions timings might differ.

Temple Location:

Tirupattur is about 25 kms from Trichy on the Chennai - Trichy NH 45. While going from Chennai, you have to reach Siruganur and take a right there into the service lane. There is a big board to guide people travelling by road. After turning right, the temple is about 5 kms down the road. While coming from Trichy, Siruganur is about ten kms farther from Samayapuram, and one has to turn left at the Siruganur Service lane.

Temple Address & Contact Details:

Arulmigu Brahmapureeswarar Temple,
Tiruchirappalli District,
Pin Code : 621 105.
Tamil Nadu.
Phone : 0431 2650439 ; 0431 2909599 ; 94438 17385

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