Maasani Amman temple is dedicated to goddess Devi and it is located near pollachi at anaimalai. This goddess is considered very powerful and many devotees put forth their problems to this devi. They are in turn relieved of their trouble by this devi with her divine blessings . Here the deity is in a lying posture along side the Aliyar river. It is believed that Lord Rama while on his way in search of sita happened to stop here at this temple in order to meditate and continue his journey. It is located 55kms from Coimbatore central bus stand on Coimbatore - Pollachi - Anaimalai.
Lord Gowrishankarar temple is situated at Bg farm,Anaimalai. This temple is dedicated to goddess Gowriamman; the idol was found during ploughing the fields in 1995. It has been ascertained by veteran Ganpathi Stapathi that the statue is intact and belongs to the Chola age. A new temple has been erected by Ganapathi Stapathi in 2004.
Legend tells of the origin of this temple. Anaimalai, a place near pollachi, was earlier ruled by a king called Naanan. He had a very special mango tree in his farm on the Aliyar riverside, which he was very fond of. He was so particular that nobody was allowed to use neither its mangoes nor its leaves. Once, a group of girls were taking their bath in the river Aliyar and saw a mango was floating on the river which belonged to this mango tree. In anxiety , one of the girls picked the mango and ate it; even after several pleadings made by her father, the king sentenced to her death. After some time, the villagers in that particular area made a female figure in lying state in remembrance of that innocent girl on the graveyard and started worshiping her. In due course, she was worshiped by the name "Maasani". Later Kozhinkhosargal defeated king Naanan and destroyed that particular mango tree.
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