Mohanur Temple

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Mohanur temple is a temple with magical powers which promotes conjugal harmony. People know about, the composite androgynous form of Śiva and Pārvathi. Mohanur -A temple on the banks of river Cavery the temple about composite form of Vishnu represented as Krishna and rukmini as Samohana Gopala. The temple and the shrine of Saṃohana Krishna in particular are miraculously associated with several incidents of married couples getting re-united even after the spell of separation.

Many couple who are on the verge of divorce after prayers to Saṃohana Gopala here, have experienced restoration of marital harmony. Saṃohana Gopala is thus not only restoration but also brings joy to couples in the composite form reminding them of the greatness of oneness.

Here the composite form where Rukmini occupies one half of Krishna. It is a rare phenomena and unused. In this idol the male part of Krishna is on the right side and female part is on the left side in tribhangi Lalitha posture, with the neck slightly titled and the waist and knee in a romantic triple fold. Krishna's left leg is on the front while the right leg is firmly placed on the ground.

The idol here is eight-armed carrying Śankha(couch), Chakra(Wheel), Ankusam(goad), Pushpabanam(arrow of flowers), Kshuchapam(bow of sugar cane), Pankajam(Lotus flower) and Venuvaidyam(Flute) beautifully adorned with ornaments and sandal paste .This is the Moorti focused on “Ekatvam” - Oneness of husband and wife. The temple priest Sri Venkatasesha bhattacharya said that there is textual authority for such oa form, he quoted from Vaikhanasa Agama marchipoktha kupadhyana Muktavali.

The main temple here is 1300 yrs A.D “Kalyana Prasanna Venkateshwara". The other shrines are Sudharshana, Lakshmi, Haygriva, Dhanvanthari and Medha Saraswathi. The Vedanilayam will arrange tour to these place for the people residing in India and for others we can arrange to perform pooja and their name and send the Prasadam.