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Places of Interest

Alangudi Guru
Alangudi : It is 16 Kms from Kumbakonam on the Kumbagonam – Valangiman road. This temple is dedicated to Lord Guru [Jupiter]. He is also known as Brihaspathi. Students worship Guru to bless them for their excellence in education, fine arts and wisdom. This Temple of Lord Guru is a part of Abathsagayeswarar Temple. It is believed Agasthiar and Adi Sankara, both worshiped Lord Guru  here. People visit this temple during transition period of Lord Guru from one zodiac sign to another from time to time.

Koothanur : It is 21 kms from Thiruvarur on the Myiladuthurai – Thiruvarur road, near Poonthottam. It is the only temple for Goddessess SARASWATHY [Goddess for Education and Wisdom] in Tamil Nadu. Kavi Chakravarthi Kambar and Ottakoothar offered their prayers to Saraswathy in this temple. Navarathri is a grand festival celebrated here. Special Saraswathi Puja is performed on the 9th day, called as Maha Navami of this festival to invoke her blessings.

Enkan : It is on the Thiruvarur – Thanjavur road. There is a special temple dedicated to Lord Subrahmanya. Raja Raja Cholan I has created a permanent endowment to maintain this temple. Saint Arunagiri Nathar composed hymns collection called Thirupugazh. Lord Subrahmanya is seated on Peacock inside the beautifully built Sanctum Sanctorum. Thaipoosam is the colourful festival of this temple.

Mannargudi : This is also called as Rajamannargudi. It is said that Mannargudi Temple and Temple tank are two inseparable and beautiful highlights of the town. Kulothunga Cholan Vinnagaram or the Rajagopalaswamy temple is called as the King of Temples. Here, Lord Vishnu is called as Rajagopalan or Rajamannar. There are 24 shrines, 18 vimanams, 16 majestic towers, 7 splendid big halls and a 154 ft towering Rajagopuram are the special features of this large temple complex.


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