Arulmigu Aadhivaraha Perumal Koil




This stands southwest of Chakrapani Temple the deity has the face of a Varaha reminding the avatar’s function. Once Demon Hiranyakshan carried this earth away with him and absconded into The underworld the devas sorry over the event prayed Vishnu to redeem and protect the world vishnu as varaha went into the entrails of the … Read more




Arulmigu Someswarar Temple




Somessar temple is situated in the southern portion of Sri Sarangapani temple that means near portamari kulam. This temple is facing the southern side with a small Gopuram at the eastern portion near the entrance. The architectural style and element of this temple resembles the Dravidian Architecture of 13th century of Chola period. Arumugam and … Read more




Arulmigu Kalahasteeswara Temple




South of Cauvery River the temple was built by king Serfoji for Kanchi sankaracharya, Prayers offered here to the Shiva and Gnanaprahalambika are equal to the Vayulinga of kalahasti itself. The deity is Kalahasteeswara; his consort is Gnanambika.The moorthees of Katyayini with kalyanasundareswara are the special features of the temple.The bell of this temple, when … Read more




Arulmigu Koteeswarar Temple




Kottaiyur is situated 3Km distance from Kumbakonam in the way to Thirupurampuyam. Kottaiyur is also known as Vilvaranyam and Herandapuram; this temple is also known as Kodeeswaram. The respectful name of Kottaiyur is Thirukottaiyur. The Shivalingam here is said to have merged from a castor seed, hence Kottaiyur, Herandapuram; also the Shivalingam is believed to … Read more




Arulmigu Kasi Viswanathar Temple

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The Kasi Viswanathar Temple is situated near Mahamaham Tank. This temple is considered to be the 28th in the series of Tevara Stalams in the Chola kingdom located south of the river Kaveri. This temple is associated with the Mahamagam festival which occurs once every 12 years; when 9 revered rivers in India are believed … Read more




Arulmigu Chakrapani Temple




Sri Chakrapani Temple, is situated at Kumbakonam a temple town in tamilnadu, India. Most of the temple was built by the Nayak kings between the 13th and 17th centuries, but the central shrine dates to the end of the Chola period. There are two entrances for entering the central shrine of the temple. You will … Read more




Arulmigu Amirtha Kalasanathar Temple

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This Shivastalam is located 5km south east of the Kumbakonam railway station on the banks of the Arisilaru river. Legends: In a deluge that submerged the earth, a Kalasam, containing samples of the then existing species settled at this spot, signifying the magic of creation; hence the name Amrita Kalasam. This temple is also referred … Read more




Arulmigu Adhi Kambatta Viswanathar Temple

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Location: Kambatta Viswanathar Temple is a famous Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva situated in the southern side of Adi Kumbeswarar temple, Tamilnadu town Kumbakonam, India. In the olden days this area is known as Malathi Vanam and it is believed that a famous saint called “Thoomakethu” found this temple. Mankayarkarasi and Sekkizhar are other … Read more




Arulmigu Abimukeswarar Temple

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Location: This temple is to the east side of Mahamaha Kulam. Entrance is facing the west side. Importance: During the Pralayam the Puranakumbam moved from Maha meru to south direction and reached Kumbakonam. Siva took the form of hunter and broke the pot of nectar at that time the coconut fell here and swayambu linga … Read more