The city of Coimbatore is situated in the western part of the state of Tamil Nadu in the southern part of India. The city of Coimbatore is popularly known as the Manchester of South India. The city of Coimbatore covers an area of 105.5 square kilometers and the city is the district headquarters as well. Coimbatore is well known for its textile industries and the city has outstanding potential for industrial growth. The city of Coimbatore lies in close proximity to the hills of the Western Ghats. This is the reason why the city of Coimbatore enjoys a healthy climate throughout the year.
About Perur Patteeswaraswamy Temple:
The Perur Patteeswaraswamy Temple is located in the city of Coimbatore in the state of Tamil Nadu in the southern part of India. The Perur Patteeswaraswamy Temple was built by Karikala Cholan. The Perur Patteeswaraswamy Temple remains in a state of colorful best during the month of March. In the month of March, the ‘Panguni Uthiram’ is celebrated ceremoniously. The presiding god of the Perur Patteeswaraswamy Temple in Coimbatore is Lord Shiva. In this temple, Lord Shiva is known as ‘Patteeswarar’ and his consort Parvathi is known as ‘Panchanayaki’. There are huge statues in the temple.
On the walls of the Perur Patteeswaraswamy Temple there are innumerable sculptures called ‘Kanagasabai’. These sculptures clearly reflect the distinction of the sculptors of that time. The famous statues of Gajasamhara, Virabadra, Bikshadana, Oordhva Thandava, and the Saraswathi with Veena, can all challenge one another in artistic perfection. The Perur Patteeswaraswamy Temple, Coimbatore is located at a distance of 7 kilometers from Coimbatore. The temple is situated on the banks of River Noyyal. The Perur Patteeswaraswamy Temple is kept open from 5.30 A.M To 1.00 P.M in the morning and again from 4.00 P.M To 9.00 P.M in the evening.