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Airavatesvara Temple
#1 of 31 things to do in Kumbakonam
The fact that we were there at 7AM helped our cause as well :-) You will find it very convenient to stroll around and take in the sights and marvel the architecture and carvings, without any of the jostling that y...
This temple, built by Rajaraja Chola II in the 12th century CE is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, along with the Brihadeeswara Temple at Thanjavur, the Gangaikondacholisvaram Temple at Gangaikonda Cholapuram that ar...
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Arulmigu Swaminatha Swami Temple, Swamimalai
#3 of 31 things to do in Kumbakonam
Have to climb some steps and once you do there was a wonderful darshan Took Rs 50 special darshan tickets and was lucky that chandana abhishekam was being performed as i got in and was lucky and blessed to have wi...
Devotees first visit and pray Lord Muruga and then Lord Siva and Parvathi.Lord Muruga is known as Thaggappan swami since lord Siva accepted him as his Guru to know the meaning of the primordial pranava OM.
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Sarangapani Temple
#2 of 31 things to do in Kumbakonam
Details of the Deities and Temple (Sthala Puranam): Thousands of years back, Sage Hemarshi worshipped Goddess Mahalakshmi and sought her to bless him as daughter.
And Sarangapani (Perumal) arrived from Vaikundamn (holy adobe of Sri Lord Vishnu) to marry Komalavalli Thayar (Lakshmi devi).
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Uppiliappan Temple Thirunageswaram 2.0 mi away
#1 of 1 things to do in Thirunageswaram
Lord Vishnu is worshipped as Uppiliappan and his consort Goddess Lakshmi as Bhumi Devi.
Splendid temple majestic deity Oppilla appan standing tall and blessing devotees.
Adi Kumbeswarar Temple
#4 of 31 things to do in Kumbakonam
Adi Kumbeswarar Temple is very big and ancient Temple in Kumbakonam... Lord Shiva is known to be powerful in this Temple... must visit this Temple if some one visiting the Kumbakonam... one Note to the devotees......
The main deity is Kumbeswarar is in shiva linga form and his consort is Mangalambhika devi one of the 51 Shakti peetas.
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Patteeswaram Temple
#5 of 31 things to do in Kumbakonam
Right from the Cholas period this temple is popular since it is believed that goddess Durga solves the problems of devotees and hence this temple has come to be referred as Patteswaram Durga temple.
Lord Rama is said to have worshipped Sri Durga Devi here before moving towards Sri Lanka for his war against Ravana It is also said that Sage Vishwamitra, got enlightened with Gayathri Mantra in this place and was...
Suriyanar Koil
#6 of 31 things to do in Kumbakonam
As in other Navagraha temples, the common worship practises of the devotees include offering of cloth, grains, flowers and jewels specific to the planet deity.
A guide and a priest will accompany you to all deities for detailed pooja .
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Thiruvidaimarudur Mahalinga Swamy Temple
#7 of 31 things to do in Kumbakonam
One portion of the big temple is locked but you can see brilliant Dravidian style architecture at play there .
Especially on Full moon day, many devotees would pay visits and perform rituals.
Nageshwara Temple
#8 of 31 things to do in Kumbakonam
Devotees who have ragu dosham in their horoscope visit this temple and participate in the Abiseka puja.
An ancient 9th-century temple of Lord Siva, constructed by Chola kings.
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Mahamaham tank
#9 of 31 things to do in Kumbakonam
There are 20 theerthams found in the Mahamaham theertham.. Come, Take a holy dip in the theertham and get the blessings of Your Ancestors and the Lord Himself..
Devotees believe that a bath in Mahamaham is as holy as a bath in Varanasi Ganga.
Kanjanur Temple
#10 of 31 things to do in Kumbakonam
One can offer prayers to Lord Sukra for wealth, fame, siblings, marriage etc. and devotees can offer lotus flower.
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Sri Vittal Rukmini Samsthan
#12 of 31 things to do in Kumbakonam
All temples we worshipped during our pilgrimage were ancient and while on way to Vytheeswaran temple we came across this beautifully constructed Vithal Rukmini temple.
Kampaheswarar Temple
#11 of 31 things to do in Kumbakonam
This fabulous temple is one of the best examples of great Chola architecture and you can only wonder how dedicated and magnanimous the kings who built this temple.
The devotees firmly believe that for removing obstacles in marriage, for begetting a child, for recovery from debts, for winning legal battles, for neutralizing the effects of black magic etc., worshipping Lord Sa...
Chakkarapani Temple
#14 of 31 things to do in Kumbakonam
The temple attracts devotees with various ailments.
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Arulmigu Naganathaswamy Temple Thirunageswaram
#15 of 31 things to do in Kumbakonam
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Ramaswamy Temple
#13 of 31 things to do in Kumbakonam
bulky ropes are fastened to the chariot and pulling the "Ther" manually is a glorious site to see.The enthusiasm shown by devotees in pulling the "ther" cannot be explained in words.
The Temple is also worshipped by devotees for family unity
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Someshwar Temple
#19 of 31 things to do in Kumbakonam
One can just sit and meditate peacefully in here without a worry of the world we live in.
Peaceful and tranquil
Brahma Temple
#18 of 31 things to do in Kumbakonam
This temple is just walkable distance from the Mahamaha Pond..
Sri Kalyanasundareswarar Temple
#20 of 31 things to do in Kumbakonam
Shri Kalyana Sundareswarar is very famous temple also known as marriage temple as one can find lots of bachelor, spinster and married couple visting this temple.Its is believed that, if there are any obstacle in g...