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Sri Angala Amman Temple-Melmalayanur
Parameswari Temple is located at Melmalayanur, 32 km
from Gingee in Viluppuram District. The deity of the
temple is the Sembadavars. There is an ancient snake
pit in the inner sanctum.
A festival celebrated here during February-March is
famous for Simimasana kollai. During the festival
many pilgrims cook large quantities of various kinds
of grain and set it out in the burning ground. This
offering to the goddess is believed to grant wishes.
Lots of devotees throng to the temple during
Ammavasai (New Moon day).
History of Sri Angala Amman Temple, Melmaliyanoor.
Goddess Mother Parvathi the wife of Lord Shiva
took birt on her as hive. The pupose of the birth is
to clear Lord Shiva from cetain sin and give
blessings to all people in kaliyug. The birth took
place her before the start of kaliyug. The birth
place melmaliyanoor,where the temple is situated.
The specialty in this temple is Mother in Angala
amman faces north while blessing devotees.
The great dazzling brightest light is mother Sri
Angalaparameshwari was ruling the world even before
Mother parvathy only created Brahma, Vishnu, Rudra,
Maheswaran and Sadhasivan for creation, Maintenance,
distination, hiding and blessing.
Lord Shiva, Vishnu and Brahma are supported to be
three hands of Gods. All of sorts of energies were
differentiated mainly as three types, Wish, action
and Wisdom. Right Side is taken as male and left as
female. When both sides confine together resulted in
creation of Sky, Water, Fire Wind and Earth. Siva,
Vishnu and Brahma were teamed with Eswari, Lakshmi
Brahma, the God for creation had 10 assistants to
help in his activities. Thakkan the important
assitant crore of living including saint. He also
created 60 extremly beautful girls and married them
to Godmen. In this process Eswari's creator, He
created Dhakshayani and married here to Lord Shiva.
When Takkan went to kailash, He was stopped
bygod one of Shiva's deputies. Angered by this
takkan performs difficult yagams with selfish
maotives. He did not invite Lord shirine. Dhakshyani
went to yaga in sprite of Lors Shiva's
unwillingness. She accused thakkan for inviting Lord
Shiva. But she was only insulted completely
dissatisfied, Dhakshayani saw yaga was destroyed.
Dhakshayani destroyed her own body. Lord Shiva took
her body and devised with uncontrollable anger (Rudhrathandavam).
During this, the right hand of Dhakshayani fell in
Dhandakarunyam. Malayanoor is a part of
Aroop(shapless) Angalaamman to join with Lord Shiva
took Birth as Parvathi, the Daughter of
parvatharajan. She married Lord Shiva.
With power of manthras and boons from Lord Shiva,
Brahama performed a yaga to save god men from two
demons known as SANDOBI and SUNDARAR. Thro this yaga
thilothama as apsaras came to life.
Attracted by the beauthy of thilothama not only
demons but brahma also follwed her. For her
protection She went to kailash where Brahma also
follwed. As Brahma also was with five heads,
Parvathi mistook him for Shiva and felt at his feet.
When Parvathi realized the truth, she was very angry
and prayed Shiva that fifth head of Brahma should be
As Suggested by Lord Vishnu, Shiva fought with
Brahma and cut his fifth head. But Brahma was
compensated with new head. Shiva cut Brahma's head
nine hundreds and ninty nine times and got tired.
He made all the nine huindreds and ninty nine heads
into garland and wore it. Then again he cut Brahma's
head and confirmed with four heads only.
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