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Kumbeswara Temple - Tamil Nadu

Kumbeswara Temple

Kumbeswarar Temple is the largest and the oldest temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located at the center of the Tamilnadu town Kumbakonam. The presiding deity of this temple is Lord Kumbeswara and the presiding Goddess is Sri Mangalambigai. There is a shrine dedicated to Adi Vinayaka (Lord Ganesh). The famous Hindu festival of Mahamaham is associated with this temple. The huge temple with built over an area of 30,181 sq ft is reported to be more than 1300 years old.

Shri Adhi Kumbeswara is the presiding deity of Kumbakonam and Manthrapeeteswari Mangalambika is the lord's Consort. The temple complex is huge and has beautiful artwork. The Mahamaham festival takes place once every 12 years during the Tamil Month of Masi (February/March), when lakhs of pilgrims from various parts of India visit Kumbakonam to take a holy bath in the sacred Mahamaham tank which is located in the heart of the town.

Kumbeswara Temple Timings

The temple is kept open from 5:30 AM till 12:00 in the noon. The temple usually remains closed during the noon hours, and reopens in the evening at 4:00 p.m. The temple closes in the night after the last pujas are performed by 8:00 p.m.



How to Reach Kumbeswara Temple :

by Air : Tirichy is the nearest airport 95 kms & 273 kms from chennai.

by Rail :Kumbakonam railhead is connected by trains from Chennai, Quilon, Tirupathi and Rameshwaram. Travellers can use trains to reach this place comfortably from Chennai and other places. 

by Road : Tamil Nadu state transport corporation buses connect Kumabkonam with almost all cities in Tamil Nadu. Regular buses are available from Trichi, Chidambaram and Chennai to Kumbakonam.




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