The head-quarters of Vivekananda Kendra and allied centers of many activities of the type of
Ramakrishna Mutt are housed in a sprawling campus of 90 acres. It is very near to Railway station and
about 2 Km from the temple. It offers free Bus Service to the visiting public.
It is maintaining a beautiful pictorial Exhibition and a Library, besides a free dispensary,
Bank, Book Stalls, School, Canteen and tailoring centre. Moreover, it is providing decent accommodation
and food at nominal cost. It is a visit worthy place for mental peace, physical rest and spiritual bliss.
Birth places of the celebrated saints and artistes are visited both for inspiration and blessings.
On account of the divinity enshrined in them, they stand as pole-stars to guiding mankind to acquire
enlightenment for praise-worthy existence and inspiration to thrive in the professions chosen and
pursued. Tiruvarur has the singular fortune of giving birth to the illustrious
musical trinityThyagaraja, Shyamasastri and Muthuswamy Dikshitar, who left behind a treasure
that can never be depleted, nor age can excel their unexcelled glories, in addition to being the august seat
of Thyagarajaswamy, one of the sacred names of Lord Siva. This holy temple with its immense
dimensions and superb sculptural wealth has occupied a pre-eminent place among the temples of Tamil