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Siva Temples In Tamilnadu
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Perur Bhavani
Udumalpet Avinasi
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Narthamalai Mayuvaram
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Tiruanjaikalam Karuvur
Indranila Tiruvalangadu
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Tirumarperur Triunetrali
Tiruonakanthanathar Tirumakaral
Triuvottur Tiruverkadu
Vada Tirumallaivayil Tirukkachur
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Kizha Tirumananjeri Sikkal
Sitraimur Tirukkaichinnam
Tirukandrapur Vedaranyam
Tiruvadaanai Kaalayar Koil
Tiruavanivanallur Tiruvanjiyam
Tirukodeeswaram Tiruchattamangai
Tirumaignanam Tiruvizhanagar
Tirutturutti Tirunallur
Tirumukheswaram Kazhugumalai 
Tiruchengodu Aragalur
Salem Kanyakumari
Tirumanjeri Dindigul
Mahabalipuram Tiruvangadu
Uttamar Tirucadavoor
Tiruvathigai  Matangiri
Kurukkai Virkudi
Tiruvalanjuli Vaideeswaran Koil
Tirupangur Sirkali
Tanjore Madurai
Dharmapuram Thiruvaiyur
Suchindram Kumbhakonam
Major Sections
Temples Of India
Lord Siva To Be Adored The Devalayas Of Karnataka
Palani Dhandhayudhapani The Kovils Of Kerala
The Temples of North-West India Temples For The Triple Sects
Mata Kanakadurga of Vijayawada The Legend Of Mata Kanyaka Parameswari
The Temples Of North-East India Mantralya Mahakshetra
The Aalayas of Andhra Pradesh The Mandirs Of Maharastra
Mighty Atoms For Tiny Tots Lord Siva Of Sri Kalahasthi
Bhagawan Vithoba Of Pandharpur Bizarre Beliefs And Odd Traditions
Asoka Priyadarsin The Mother Of Melmaruvathur And Her Miracles
Vishnu Mayam Jagat Sarvam Sakti Mayam
The Temples Of Tamilnadu Hindu Ethos In Capsules - Vol I

Hindu Ethos In Capsules - Vol II

Hullo Tirupathi !
Uthuthshta Govinda Cum Jo Jo Mukunda The Miracles Of Gods For The Debacles Of Humans
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KUMBHAKONAM - ADIKUMBHESWARAR TIRUKKOVIL

Let us move to Nageswara Tirukkovil first. It has many plus points, and is attracting devotees more. According to tradition, Adi Sesha - Sri Mahavishnu's couch and Surya Bhagavan worshipped this presiding deity Nageswarar for getting rid of curses. It is a big Tirukkovil with vast courtyards and many subsidiary shrines. It abounds in many architectural marvels. The stone chariot of Nataraja done artistically can be singled out as the best specimen of the sculptor's artistry. The construction of the Tirukkovil is so designed that the rays of the Sun enter into the garbha griha through the openings of the tower thrice a year on 12th, 13th and 14th of Chaitra month and fall right on the lingam. According to legend, it signifies the act of Sun-god's worshipping the presiding deity. On these three days thousands of people crowd to witness the rare spectacle and enjoying the privilege of seeing Lord Siva along with Surya Bhagawan.

This belief and oddity are on the increase though science quashes off the popular belief as baseless.

It is situated in the vicinity of Mahamaham tank, lying almost in the heart of the city. Around the Mahamaham tank there are many tirukkovils worthy of visitation.

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About Kumbhakonam - Adikumbheswarar Tirukkovil
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The Temple Complex..Pg1
You are Here! The Temple Complex..Pg2
Someswarar Tirukkovil
Kasi Viswanathar Tirukkovil
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