In the past Tamilnadu was divided in to 5 regions such as Chera Nadu, Chola Nadu, Pandiya Nadu, Kongu Nadu & Thondai Nadu. Today's Coimbatore District, Nilgris District, Erode District, Salem District, Karur Taluk and Palani Taluk was called Kongu Nadu.
The word Kongu Nadu itself denotes the composition of temples in the region. Even though there are so many temples in the District Dhandumariamman Temple and Koniamman Temple are considered as two eyes of the city Coimbatore.
The origin of the temple dates back to 300 years approximately. From the time of Mysore King Tippu Sulthan Lordess Dhandumariamman Showers Her grace to the people.
This temple is situated in the heart of the Coimbatore Town in Upplipalayam, Avinashi Main Road near Flyover. The Gandhipuram Central Bus Stand is just one Kilometer away from the temple.
This temple can be reached by walkable distance from Coimbatore Railway Station, Collectorate and Police Commissioner Office.
Worship Time: The temple is kept opened from 6.00 A.M. to 1.00 P.M. in the morning and from 4.00 P.M. to 9.00 P.M. in the Evening.
Kaala Santhi - 8.00 A.M.
Uchie Kalam - 12.00 P.M.
Saya Rachai - 6.30 P.M.
Artha Jamam - 8.30 P.M.