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Vanabadrakaliamman Temple on Mettupalayam – Tekkampatti Road near Coimbatore – Vanabadrakali Amman Kovil with timing and contact address and phone number

Dedicated to Mother Goddess Shakti, Vanabadrakaliamman Temple is located on the Mettupalayam – Tekkampatti Road near Coimbatore. Vanabadrakali Amman Kovil is around 5 km from Mettupalayam. The temple story and legend is closely associated with Pandavas. You can find the Vanabadrakaliamman Temple and contact address with phone number below.

The temple is located on the banks of Bhavani River. Some scholars are of the view that the old name of the river was Vani and Poovani. Devi Bhadrakali worshipped in the temple thus came to be known as Vanabadrakaliamman.

Vanabadrakaliamman Temple is believed to have existed during the period of the Pandavas. It is believed that Pandavas took the blessing of the deity in the war against seven Aravalli Sisters who were harassing people through witch craft. The story of seven Aravalli sisters is a local legend associated with the Vanabadrakaliamman Temple.

The temple has murtis of Bheemasen of Maharabharata and Pagasooran, a demon who was defeated by Bhimasen with the blessings of Vanabadrakaliamman.

The subsidiary deities in the temple include Nagas and various local deities. Special pujas are held in the temple for early marriage and health children. Various types of rakshas are worn after blessing from the deity for protection from witch craft and also for good business.

The most important festival and rituals in the temple are observed during the Tuesdays in Aadi Month.

An important ritual in the temple is fire walking – running through hot coal bed. This is known as Aadi Gundam and is observed in Aadi month.

Vanabadrakaliamman Temple Timing

Daily Puja Timing - 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM 

Important Daily Pujas are at
6:00 AM – Kala Santhi
12:00 PM – Noon Puja
6:00 PM – First important evening puja
8:00 PM – Last Puja

On Amavasi or no moon day the temple is open from 5:00 AM to 8:30 PM.

During Rahu Kalam on Tuesday, Friday and Sunday, special pujas are held with lemon lamp.

Vanabadrakaliamman Temple Contact Address

Arulmigu Vanabadrakaliamman Temple,
Devikottam, Thekkampatti,
Nellithurai (Post),
Mettupalayam - 641 305.
Coimbatore District.
Phone : 04254 - 222286, 225510
Assistant Commissioner /
Executive Officer : 94425 27562
Superintendent : 94421 67012

Accountant : 99655 37781