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Uppiliappan Temple, Kumbakonam

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Address: Thanjavur, Kumbakonam, India
Phone Number: 04352463385
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Uppiliappan Temple - Tirupathi in Kumbakonam

This temple is very close to Ragu temple and is about 10 km from kumbakonam. I have visited this temple on 13th August 2016. The deity Uppiliappan means oppilla appan... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This temple is very close to Ragu temple and is about 10 km from kumbakonam. I have visited this temple on 13th August 2016. The deity Uppiliappan means oppilla appan, uncomparable to any one. The deity is magnificent in size and height and is very similar to Venkatasalapathy in Thirupathi. The punniya you get by praying Uppiliappan and Tirupathi venkatasalapathy... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This temple is located 10 kms away from kumbakonam. Nice visit. The raghu sthala and uppuliappan temple are in walk away distance in a single road.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Amazing temple, peaceful and divine. Definitely worth a visit in Kumbakonam.Lord uppiliappan is amazing. Maam Ekam Saranam Vraja !!!

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

Idol of the main diety is magnanimous and beautiful. Some consider this temple to be more sacred than Tirupati. One gets lot of time to view the god unlike Tirupati and it was extremely humbling to see the idol, the first thought that came to me was "Kalyanadbhuta gaatraya......". I was told not to miss the pongle prasada which is... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2016

I researched the important temples before hand and made a map to visit these, it was a wonderful experience, keep you pondering about how scientifically advanced they could be to build something like this 1000 years ago.

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Tiruchirappalli, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016

Never offer Salt as prasad to the lord. Elephant & temple pond provide calm feeling for the visitors. Lot of min bus ply from main bus stand to the spot.

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Bangalore, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2016 via mobile

People who could not visit thirupathi can go to Uppiliappan. The deity is similar to venkatachalapathy. Had a good darshan.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016

This holy Shrine of Lord Venkateswara, who, as per the Hindu Mythology, is supposed to the elder brother of the Lord Balaji sitting in Thirupathi, in Andhra Pradesh. This place is around 6-7 km from Kumbakonam town. Those devotees who cannot afford to go to Thirupathi in Andhra, can visit this shrine and offer their prayers. We had the opportunity... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

I attended the " Thirumanjanam" the holy bath of Lord Uppiliyappan. What a huge statue of God. This takes about 1to 1.30 hours .it was a wonderful experience to watch the whole proceeding. After that when the Lord was decorated it was a breath taking to have Darshan. They only allow 6 people per Abhisekam ticket.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2016

Once in a lifetime you have to visit Uppiliappan temple. Amazing experience for sure. Dont forget the prasada given there.

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