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Pinnavasal Swamigal and Aandavan Pichai

Pinnavasal Swamigal and Aandavan Pichai

Pinnavasal Swamigal Maha Samadhi is on the banks of the Phalguni river in Pinnavasal and was a follower of Sadasiva Brahmendra whom he considered as his Manasika Guru. Andavan pitchai was a woman who was born in 1899 and shed her mortal coil in 1990, ...
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Maha maham Kumbakonam Kumbha Mela of TamilNadu

Maha maham Kumbakonam Kumbha Mela of TamilNadu

Mahamaham is a Hindu Kumba Mela festival celebrated every 12 years in a temple-town called Kumbakonam in Tamil Nadu, India during the full moon of the Tamil month of Thai (February-March) when the conjunction of the moon with the lunar asterism (Maha ...
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Hanuman Temple inside a Dam in Kumbhakonam

Hanuman Temple inside a Dam in Kumbhakonam

It is more than two hundred years that Lord Sri Hanuman is protecting this two thousand years old bridge and the dam.Every year before the water is released for cultivation of paddy to the delta, poojas are conducted in this temple. Hanuman Temple ins ...
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MelaKaveri Temple for Goddess Kaveri Kumbakonam

MelaKaveri Temple for Goddess Kaveri Kumbakonam

This is the only shrine for Goddess Kaveri Ambal (Kaveri river) with Sri Kasiviswanathaswami temple at Melakaveri town in Kumbakonam,Tamilnadu. An Aarti is performed to Cauvery the same way as performed to Ganga Mata at Haridwar and Rishikesh in the e ...
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Seven Sacred Temples of Lord Shiva in Kumbakonam

Seven Sacred Temples of Lord Shiva in Kumbakonam

One of the 7 sacred temples of Lord Shiva known as Sapta Stanam where devotees offer their pujas for Pitru Dosh removal and the Lord is known as Pushpavaneshwarar in the Shiva temple where the Nandhi slightly moved to the left on the request of one of ...
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Mouna Swamigal of Kumbakonam TamilNadu

Mouna Swamigal of Kumbakonam TamilNadu

One of the great saints is Sri Mouna Guru Swamigal of Kumbakonam, TamilNadu whose Mahasamadhi attracts numerous devotees even today. The Paramcharya of Kanchi, in his book Deivathin Kural (Volume 3) has talked a lot about this saint. Swamigal used to ...
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Temple for Cancer MoonSign Karkata Eswara Shiva Temple

Temple for Cancer MoonSign Karkata Eswara Shiva Temple

This is the only perfect temple for Karkata Rashi or Cancer Moon sign where Scorpion worshipped Lord Shiva who is known as Karkateshwaran ( Lord of Crabs) situated in dense forest with medicinal herbs and 9 wells of which water is used to prepare medi ...
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Darasuram Shiva Temple UNESCO Heritage temple

Darasuram Shiva Temple UNESCO Heritage temple

Darasuram Shiva Temple near Thanjavur is the ancient Shiva temple with massive form of Shiva Linga and is on the UNESCO Heritage temple which is well preserved. There is a huge Nandi idol in the courtyard while entering the temple and has shrines for ...
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Lord Ganesh with Human Face at Kootanur Shiva Temple in Kumbakonam

Lord Ganesh with Human Face at Kootanur Shiva Temple in Kumbakonam

The only temple in the world where Lord Ganesh seen with Human Face at Kootanur Shiva Temple in Kumbakonam. Visitors visit this temple at Kootanur as it is famous for its Sarawathi temple built by the poet Ottakoothar which existed much before the Sar ...
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Architectural Delight Rama Temple in Kumbakonam

Architectural Delight Rama Temple in Kumbakonam

This is one of the few Rama temples where all the four brothers (Rama, Lakshmana, Bharata and Shtrughana) appear together and is more than 500 years old constructed during the reign of the Nayaka Kings in Kumbakonam. This temple is known as the Ramasw ...
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Swarna Akarshana Bhairava One who attracts wealth

Swarna Akarshana Bhairava One who attracts wealth

The Shrine Swarna Akarshana Bhairava is the one who attracts Gold (wealth) is supposed to have been built by sage Agastya and the Suns rays falls on the Shiva Linga during the 5,6,7th of the Tamil Month of Chitrai ( Around last week of April). Devotee ...
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Bhaskararayar and Bhaskara Rajapuram Siva Temple in Kumbakonam

Bhaskararayar and Bhaskara Rajapuram Siva Temple in Kumbakonam

Bhaskaracharya was one of the great Sri Vidhya upasaka, who had written close to 40 books on various subjects like Mantra Shastra, Advaita Vedanta etc. The most outstanding work of his has been the commentary on Sri Lalitha Sahasranama titled "Sowbagy ...
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Tiruvidaimarudhur Shiva Temple for Brahma Hatya Dosha Nivarthi at Kumbakonam

Tiruvidaimarudhur Shiva Temple for Brahma Hatya Dosha Nivarthi at Kumbakonam

This is one of the only two temples which has Nakshatra Lingas. For each of the 27 stars, there is a seperate Shivalinga. People of that Nakshatra perform pujas or light lamps to that Shiva Linga. It is also one of the greatest Shiva temples known as ...
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Siva Prakasha Swamigal and Kewal Ram Swamigal in Tiruvaiyaru

Siva Prakasha Swamigal and Kewal Ram Swamigal in Tiruvaiyaru

Sri Siva Prakasha Ananda Giri Swamigal was a saint who lived in Trichy - Thanjavur region in the earlier half of the 20th century was born on 13-May-1898 in the Tamil month of Vaikasi on the first day at Kumbakonam. His Guru was Sri Kewal Ram Swamigal ...
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108 Shiva temple at Papanasam Kumbakonam

108 Shiva temple at Papanasam Kumbakonam

This is the temple built by Lord Rama and who installed 108 Shiva Lingas equally in three rows and is a wonderful sight to see. Rama did so to get rid of the dosha by killing the Ravana who was the great devotee of Lord Shiva, and is located at Papan ...
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Rudra Padam Feet of Lord Shiva at Tiruvengadu in TamilNadu

Rudra Padam Feet of Lord Shiva at Tiruvengadu in TamilNadu

One of the popular shrine of Lord Shiva is special for Bhudan,Lord Aghora Veerabhadran or Aghoramoorthi and especially the presence of Rudra Padam Feet of Lord Shiva at Tiruvengadu in TamilNadu. Tiruvengadu is famous with 3 places which are considered ...
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Srivanchiyam Shivan And Yama Temple in TamilNadu

Srivanchiyam Shivan And Yama Temple in TamilNadu

Srivanchiyam temple is located near Nannilam in Tanjore district of TamilNadu and instead the Lord Ganesha worshipped, the Lord Yama (God of Death) along with his assistant Chitra Gupta is worshipped. The main diety being Lord Shiva has 16 layers of y ...
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Kali worshipped by King Vikramaditya

Kali worshipped by King Vikramaditya

One of the ancient temples of Patalavanam is Lord Shiva temple and Kali temple where Kali was worshipped by King Vikramaditya in Koranattu of Karuppur till date,whom he found 300 years ago in a wooden box with her Only the head portion came floating i ...
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स्वर्ण आकर्षण भैरव धन दौलत आकर्षित करने वाले

स्वर्ण आकर्षण भैरव धन दौलत आकर्षित करने वाले

तीर्थ स्वर्ण आकर्षण भैरव जो गोल्ड (धन) को आकर्षित करती है। माना जाता है कि यह ऋषि अगस्त्य द्वारा निर्मित किया गया है । सूर्य की किरणे शिव लिंग पर तमिल चित्रै (अप्रैल के आखरी सप्ताह ) महीने के ५ वे ६ वे और ७ वे दिन पर पड़ती है। श्रद्धालु यहां अपनी वित्त ...
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भगवान शिव के ७ पावन मंदिर कुम्बकोणम

भगवान शिव के ७ पावन मंदिर कुम्बकोणम

भगवान शिव के सप्त स्थलम - ७ पावन स्थलों में से यह एक है। सप्त स्थान समारोह यहाँ बोहोत भव्य होता है। भक्तों पितृ दोष को हटाने (पूर्वजों द्वारा किया गया पाप या किसी के बड़ों के खिलाफ पापों ) के लिए उनकी पूजा की पेशकश करते हैं। माना जाता है की नंदी की मू ...
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