Mecheri Bhadrakali Amman Temple :

God and Godess :

Bhadrakali Amman

Location :

Mecheri Bhadrakali amman Temple,
Badhrakali temple, Thoppur-Mettur Dam-Bhavani-Erode Rd, Mecheri, Mettur Taluk,
Salem district-636451,
Tamilnadu.

Timings :

Morning 5:30AM – 8:00pm

Temple History :

Sri Bhadrakali Amman temple is located at Mecheri.This temple was built about 800 years ago by the ancient kings.Mecheri is surrounded by the lake and beatiful green meadows. It is also surrounded by south vallattu nadu and thoppaiyam. Mechari which is famous for “Mecheri special sheep” is the holy place for ambigal Bhadrakali who showers her blessing on the whole universe.The temple facing north/ is situated in south -east direction in the heart of mechari town nearby Salem- Dharmapuri highway.

There are wide corrifors and mandapams surrounding the temple. Rajagopuram is main entrance to the temple. Besides this,there are three rajagopurams in three directions. Special pooja is performed and the deity adorned every thesday, friday and sunday and on full moon and new moon days. On the above days multitude of devotees throng the temple to fulfills their vows and to make their offerings, from dawn to dusk. Especially if the devotees have dharsan on new moon days mecheri Bhadra Kaliamman will fulfillthe wishes of the devotees. So morethen 50 thousend devotees throng to and congregate in the temple and worship the daity.

Festivals :

  • Chitrai Festival
  • Aadi Festival(Friday)
  • Iyapasi (deepavali)
  • Karthikai Festival
  • Thai Festival (pongal , Thai Amavasya)
  • Mahasivaratri
  • Every Full Moon Day
  • Navaratri festival

Ticket price for rituals, darshanams & special sevas :

  • Morning Pooja 5:30am – 7:30am
  • Evening Pooja 5:30pm – 6:30pm
  • Archana – Rs 5/-
  • Offering coconut , Fruit – Rs 2/-
  • Small Pongal – Rs 5/-
  • Big Pongal – Rs 20/-
  • Special Way Darshan – Rs 50/-
  • Special Entrace – Rs 10/-
  • Ghee Deepam – Rs 3/-
  • Tonsurity – Rs 10/-
  • Ear boring – Rs 10/-
  • Inside Ratham – Rs 25/-
  • 2 Wheeler Pooja – Rs 10/-
  • Vellimearananai – Rs 20/-
  • 4 Wheeler Pooja – Rs 20/-
  • Abhishekam – Rs 500/-

Nearest Temples Around Mecheri Bhadrakali Amman Temple :

  • Salem sugavaneswar temple – 33 km
  • Vadachennimalai Balasubramanya temple – 100 km
  • Kuruvalli Venkataramana temple – 15 km
  • Koovagam Kothanadavar temple – 196 km
  • Parikkal Lakshmi Narasimha temple – 194 km
  • Tirukoilur Ulgalanatha temple – 181 km
  • Bannari Bannari Amman temple – 112 km
  • Satyamagalam Venugopala temple – 100 km
  • Elumathur Kabaleeswara temple – 91 km
  • Pariyur Kaliamman temple – 78 km
  • Erode Sakti Vinayagar temple – 72 km
  • Srirangam Ranganatha temple – 165 km
  • Trichy Jambukeswara temple – 165 km
  • Tirupattur Brahmapureeswara temple – 188 km
  • Manapparai Nallandavar temple – 167 km
  • Tiruchengode Arthanareeswara temple – 64 km
  • Namakkal Narasimha temple – 85 km
  • Chettikulam Dandayuthpani temple – 169 km
  • Chettikulam Ekambareswara temple – 167 km
  • Siruvachaur Madhurakali amman temple – 166 km

Nearest Bus Stations :

  • Mettur – 21 km
  • Mecheri – 0.3 km
  • Tharamangalam – 19 km
  • Salem – 29 km

Nearest Railwaystations :

  • Mecheri Road – 5 km
  • Salem – 30 km
  • Karuvalli – 15 km
  • Mettur – 14 km

Nearest Airports :

  • Coimbatore Airport – 162 km
  • Chennai Airport – 333 km
  • Bangalore Airport – 214 km
  • Trichy Airport – 176 km
  • Tirupati Airport – 334 km

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