Envis Centre, Ministry of Environment & Forest, Govt. of India

Printed Date: Sunday, October 24, 2021

Pollachi

 

Significance

 

The historic town of Pollachi was once known as Mudi Konda Chola Nallur during the period of Kulottunga Chola III.  The Subramanyar temple here is an ancient one, with a history that goes back for about 8 centuries. It is believed that the Subramanyar temple here was once a Shiva temple, enshrining Agastheeswaram Udaiyaar, with the festival deity being Subramanyar. Much of the construction in the temple now belongs to the 20th century.  

 

Festival

This temple celebrates Skanda Sashti in the month of Aippasi and Arudra Darisanam in the month of Margazh