Friday, April 13, 2007
Attayampatti (Attayampatty) Salem ஆட் டையாம்படடி
ஆட் டையாம்பட்டி ஊர் சேலம் மாவட்டத்தில் உள்ளது
This post has been created to bring to the notice of general public about the significance of the small town called "Attayampatti". It is a small town in Salem district famous for its textile weaving (Handloom & Powerloom) and "Murukku". Attayampatty means Adu (Sheep; Goats) Idayan (Shepherd) Patty (village?), the place was once famous for Sheep & Goat, during the weekly market on Sunday hundreds of Sheep are butchered for the meat. People from Surrounding villages visit the market and buy the meat on Sunday. The skin of goat were purchased for leather making.
Lot of people got educated from this small town and employed all over the world.
On the other side, the village is also famous for its spiritualism. Swami Gnananda Giri lived in a Ashram in Attayampatty (Swami Gnananda is a Paramahamsa Parivrajaka Acharya, a wandering monk teacher), it was only at Attayampatti he allowed the devotees to build an ashram for him. During December-January, the temples in the village organizes a number religious activities.