Timings : 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM
Time Required : Less than 1 hour
Entry Fee : No entry fee
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One of the major attractions for visitors in Yercaud, Sri Raja Rajeshwari Temple is dedicated to Raja Rajeshwari who is said to be the Goddess of all Gods. It is believed according to Hindu belief that one can achieve success and wealth by offering to devote oneself to the Goddess whole-heartedly. Situated in an ideal surrounding on the way to the Shervaroyan temple, the temple attracts a vast number of pilgrims from all around the country. Founded by HH Swami Poornananda Giri, who belonged to the Tirukovilur Thapovanam Srila Sri Gnanananda Giri Swamigal Parampara and constructed in 1983, the temple is now guarded by his son V Sri. There are some other deities in the temple apart from Sri Raja Rajeshwari.
The huge idol of Sri Raja Rajeshwari can be spotted in a sitting posture which is 4.5 feet tall and is surrounded by a surfeit of Gods. The idol of the main Goddess is surrounded by idols of other Hindu Gods including Lakshmi, Vishnu, Rudra, Brahma, and Saraswathi. The architecture that the temple possesses combined with its scenic ambiance is what makes it an ideal tourist destination definitely worthy of your time. In case you plan a trip to Yercaud and have time, it is recommended to add this temple to your travel plan and visit it even if you are not the religious kind.