Suriyanar Kovil, Thiruvidaimaruthur
Suriyanar Kovil, Thiruvidaimaruthur - Address
Address: Thirumangalakudi P.O, Thanjavur D.T, Thiruvidaimaruthur, Tamil Nadu 612102, India
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About Suriyanar Kovil, Thiruvidaimaruthur
Suryanar Kovil (also called Suryanar Temple) is a Hindu temple dedicated to the deity Hindu Sun-God, located in Suryanar Kovil, a village near the South Indian own of Kumbakonam in Tamil Nadu, India. The presiding deity is Suriyanar, the Sun and his consorts Ushadevi and Pratyusha Devi. The temple also has separate shrines for the other eight planetary deities. The temple is considered one of the nine Navagraha temples in Tamil Nadu. The temple is one of the few historic temples dedicated to Sun god and is also the only temple in Tamil Nadu which has shrines for all the planetary deities. The present masonry structure was built during the reign of Kulottunga Choladeva (AD 1060-1118) in the 11th century with later additions from the Vijayanagar period. Constructed in the Dravidian style of architecture, the temple has a five-tiered rajagopuram, the gateway tower and a granite wall enclosing all the shrines of the temple. It is believed that the planetary deities were cursed by Brahma to dwell in Vellurukku Vanam, the white wild flower jungle and were blessed by Shiva to make it their abode to devotees. The temple has six daily rituals at various times from 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., and two yearly festivals on its calendar. The temple is maintained and administered by the Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments Department of the Government of Tamil Nadu.Wikipedia
Overview of Suriyanar Kovil
On your visit to Thiruvidaimaruthur, consider visiting Suriyanar Kovil. Suriyanar Kovil is often skipped on the visit, owing to the plethora of other prime attractions of Thiruvidaimaruthur.
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Suryanar Kovil (also called Suryanar Temple) is a Hindu temple dedicated to the deity Hindu Sun-God. The presiding deity is Suriyanar, the Sun and his consorts Ushadevi and Pratyusha Devi. The temple also has separate shrines for the other eight planetary deities. The temple is considered one of the nine Navagraha temples in Tamil Nadu. The temple is one of the few historic temples dedicated to Sun god and is also the only temple in Tamil Nadu which has shrines for all the planetary deities.
There are nine different temples are there in Tamil nadu for Nava Grahas each. This this temple is dedicated to Surya bhagavan. People will perform Pooja to suryanar Bhagwan in order to get out of evil effects of Surya in their horoscope. The nearest railway station is aduthurai and from there we can reach the temple by an auto. The temple is near three and half kilometre from the railway station. The nearest railway junction is Mayiladuthurai. Chanting Aditya Hrudayam in this temple will give positive energy.
Great place with Surya Bhagavan and Guru Bhagavan. Can worship all navagraha
This is the temple of Sun also known suryanar located around Kumbakonam, according to ancient history and astrology ppl visit in large crowds when person is suffering fro long time illness or not doing good in business or job. According to astrolog is the power of sun is weak or sun is in descendent the person suffers with health issues of job related issues. This is the main reason these temple attract huge croud from across world to please the God of SUN, and its only in and around Kumbakonam south india we find all temples of 9 planets where we can find pooja and mantra recited in a proper ways. Basically these temple's are still existing and have fame only because in these temples still priest exist who are following their ansistral job knowing the right mantras and right pronounciations. Hence while visiting these temple's have ample time to get things done in a proper ways and be careful with brokers, don't try to get things done fast it will not make any sense in it.
Parking gets congested in the narrow lanes during festive seasons. It is better to park away from the temple and walk the distance