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Adi Kumbeswarar Temple

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Address: Valayapettai Agraharam, Kumbakonam 612001, India
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Wonderful temple

The key temple in Kumbakonam with the corridor having a variety of shops. You can get all that you need in this temple and around area . For people who keep dussera dolls, there... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The key temple in Kumbakonam with the corridor having a variety of shops. You can get all that you need in this temple and around area . For people who keep dussera dolls, there are shops here round the year and I think it is the highlight of this place

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Pune, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Temples, Churches and places of worship need energy without which they are just stone edifices. This is one of them.

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The temple located inside Kumbakonam and easily accessible by road. The major attraction here is the elephant Anugraha.

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Kannur, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is believed that the name of the town Kumbakonam is derived from the legend associated with Kumbeswarar Temple. "Kumbakonam", is believed to be an allusion to the mythical pot (kumbha) of the Hindu god Brahma that contained the seed of all living beings on earth. The kumbha is believed to have been displaced by a pralaya (dissolution of the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

authentic tempel i never saw before in my life. So old, so full with symbols, truth hindu, etc. More, and more of this you see in south india

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

GREAT TEMPLE TO VISIT AND TO KNOW THE STORY BEHIND ITS ORIGIn.......... Not just this temple, every temple in Kumbakonam is tempting to visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

I have stayed here for 2 day only with my two kids and my father. The room is very spacious and neat also having king size spring bed. We took suite room 103, which has one spacious bedroom, small living, bath with tub hot water. Restaurant is available in the premise, with home food taste. Service is good too. It... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

Main diety here is Lord Shiva and very near to city railway station a must visit temple in kumbakonam.there will no crowd we can have a pleasant darshan

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 October 2016

Adi Kumbeshwara temple in situated on Thanjavur main road of Kumbakonam town. It is just 2 kms away from bus stand spread n 4 acres. The main deity is Kumbeswarar is in shiva linga form and his consort is Mangalambhika devi one of the 51 Shakti peetas. The linga is in the shape of Kumba as the shiva linga is... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Important temples in and around kumbakonam are managed by state government. Pandits too commercial and indifferent.

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