The temple is situated in the mid part of the city Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu.
The Sidhapudhur Ayyapan Temple is a well known and a famous temple devoted to Lord Ayyapa. This temple has a deep respect or a kind of admiration for the people living in the city Coimbatore. The is built in a traditional South Indian style with a close resemblance to the famous Sabarimala Temple.
Devotees from the other states, they commence their Sabarimala Pilgirimage with the sacred garlanding and “Viratham”. During their Pilgrim, they visit Sidhapudur Sri Ayyappa Swamy Temple and stay on account of rest. Then they continue the pilgrimage.
The temple is managed by Sri Ayyapa Seva Sangam Trustees.
This temple has got a noble history of establishment. In the early stage, specifically during 1942 some of the devotees started the Pooja Sang in a simple way of worship through Bhajans. During the traditional Mandal Pooja they started the “Ayyappan Vilakku Pooja”. . Then they commenced the Sabari Mala Yathra. This custom was regulated properly and continued in every year.
During 1955, the registration under the society act, took place in the name of “THE COIMBATORE SREE AYYAPPA SEVA SANGAM”. Gradually the development was attended with the guidance of devotees.
You would be surprised to hear that not only the architecture of Sree Ayyappan Temple resembles Sabrimala, the way of performing pujas as well as other rituals are almost the same here. Talking about its origin, this temple was constructed in the year 1976 by Sri Dharma Sastha Baktha Jana Sabha, a famous trust in Coimbatore.