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Place

Temple

1

Chitirai

Kumbakonam
Thirupanandal
Akshayathiruthikai
Thiruvaiyaru
Narasima Jananthi

Sri Sarangapani Temple
Sivan Temple
12 Gadurasevai
Sapthathana Pallakku
Mellattur

2

Vaikasi

Patteswaram
Swamimalai
Thirukarugavur
Nachiyar Koil
Thiruvidaimaruthur
Nathan Koil

Sri Thenupuriswarar Temple
Sri Murugan Temple
Sri Mullaivananathar Temple
Akasa Mariamman Temple
Theppam Festival
Vaikasi Visaham Festival

3

Aani

Karikkal Ammayar
Aani Thirumanganam

karikkal
All Siva Temples

4

Aadi

Thiruvaiyaru
Adi Kiruthuri
Adi Pooram
Adi Ammavasai
Adi 18

Appar Kailaya Kashi
Swamimalai
Thiruvidaimaruthur

5

Avani

Govindapuram Krishna Janathi
Othukkadu
Ganapathy Agraharam
Thiruvalamsuzhi
Avani Moolam

Pandurengan Temple

Sri Krishnan Temple
Sri Vinayaga Chathurthi
Sri Vinayaga Chathurthi

6

Purathasi

Navarathri
Oppiliappan Koil

All Temple in and around Kumbakonam
9 day Festival

7

Aippasi

Swamimalai
Anna Abhiskekam
Kumbakonam
Thiruvaiyaru

Kantha Shasti
All Temples
Naheswaran Temple Theerthavari
Thiula Festival

8

Karthikai

Somavaram
Karthikai Deepam
Kathikai Sunday
Swamimalai

Thiruvisallur karthikai Ammavasai

Thiruvidaimaruthur
Kumbakonam Bhanapuriswarar Temple
Sri vanchiyam
Kuttalam
Thirunageswaram Raghu Temple
Srithara Ayyaval

9

Markazhi

Nachiyar Koil
Kumbakonam
Aruthra Dharshan
Vaikunda Ekadasi

Hanuman Jayanthi

Thathathreya Jayanthi

Sri Srinivasa Perumal
Sri Sarangapani  Perumal
Konerirajapuram Natarajar Temple
Kumbakonam Kumbeswarar Temple
Gnanapuri

Senkalipuram

10

Thai

Thirucherai Poosam
Thiruvidaimaruthur
Suriyanar Koil
Swamimalai
Kanjanur
Thiruvaiyaru
Sengalipuram Muthannaval

Sri Saranathar temple
Sri Mahalingam swamy Temple
Siva surya perumal Temple
Murugan Temple
Harathathar Festival
Thyagaraja Aradhana
Arathana

11

Masi

Kumbakonm Maham

 

 

 

 

Kanjanur Maham
Nallur  Maham
Mahasivarathiri

Sri Chakrapani Temple
Sri Rajagopalan Temple
Sri Adi Varahar Temple
Sri Adi Kumbeswar Temple
Sri  Someswarar Temple
Sri Abimukeswarar Temple
Sri  Kasi Vishwanathar Temple
Sri  Gowthameswarar Temple
Sri Kambatta Viswanathar Temple
Sri Agniswarar Temple
Sri  -------------------------
Natyanjali

12

Panguni

Kumbakonam Uthiram
Kumbakonam Uthiram
Kumbakoanm Navami
Pulabuthangudi Navami
Nachiyar Koil Uthiram
Oppiliappan Koil Sravanam
Valangaiman
Thirubuvanam
Swamimalai

Sri Sarangapani Komalavalli Thayhar
Sri Nageswarar Temple
Sri Ramaswamy Temple Navami

Sri  Srinivasa Perumal Temple
Sri Oppiliappan Temple
Sri Mariamman Temple
Sri Kambaharaswarar Temple
Valli Kalyanam

Note : These above temples festiaval dates are subject to change w.r.t. panchangam

KUMBAKONAM MAHAMAHAM FESTIVAL

ONCE IN 12 YEARS - THE GREAT FESTIVAL OF INDIA

One of the greatest festivals in India, which attracts large crowd of pilgrims from all parts of the country, will be performed at Kumbakonam, in the holy Mahamaham Tank. This holy bathing festival of Mahamaham occurs once in 12 years at Kumbakonam The famous Mahamaham Tank of Kumbakonam is in the heat of the town. This tank covers an area of 20 acres and is in a shape of a pot. The tank is surrounded by 16 small Mandapams and one “Nava Kannika Temple” in the Eastern Side. Govinda Theekshitar, the Chieftain, of Achutha Nayaka of Thanjavur, constructed sixteenMandapams and stone steps around this tank Next Mahamaham is 2016 Feb-March

 

Thiruvarur Temple Car Festival

Thiruvarur Thyagarajar Car Festival is world Famous and it is unique in the Structure. The Temple and the Tank is also very big in size.

Kumbakonam Temple Car Festival

Kumbakonam Sri Sarangapani Temple Car Festival is falls on Chitirai Tamil Month. The Car is very big and it is 500 Tone weight with 110 feet height.

Thiruvidaimaruthur Temple Car Festival

Thiruvidaimaruthur is also called Mathyarjunam and Many Kings and Saints were lived in this area and got the Mukthi. So, this Car Festival is realted to the Historical Events.

These are the Three Big Car Festival in the Thanjavur District. They have their Unique Structure and beautiful woodern sculptures and big Wheels and so on.

Chidambaram Lord Nataraja Temple Thiruvathirai Festival:

Chidambaram otherwise known asw “Thillai” which is in  Tamil Nadu, is one of the Pacha Bootha Sthalam called also Bhoolaka Kailasaa, where Sri Nataraja and Sri Sivakamasundari were worshiped by Sri Manikkavasagar, Sri Ramalainga Adigal, Patanjai, Thirumoolar and others.

The Mahabhisekam will take place on 08.01.2012 from very early in the morning. After coming around the four mada streets in the temple chariot(07.01.2012) (Thear), on the next day (08.01.2012) early morning before sun rise, in the constellation of Tiruvadura nakshatra being in ascendance, it is verily a gift to witness the grand Mahabhiseka of Lord Sri Nataraja and Sri Siva kamasundari Ambal at the Raja Subha also known as the 1000 pillars Hall. Every ingredient used in th abhisekam has a specific benefit attached to it. On the day of Tiruvadirai it is customary to prepare a pudding made from jaggary (Kalli) and offer it to the Lord. On the same day, in the temple pond, Sri Astarajar is offered the oblations and it is also a practice for devotees to take bath there in order to purity themselves. The Lord and his consort their way to the sanctum sanctorum (Gnanakasa Cit Sabha Pravesa) from the Raja Sabha during the day and this is called Arudra Darshan.

This is also performed in Tiruvarur Temple, Konerirajapuram Temple(Near Kumbakonam) and all other Siva Temples as a important festival.

 

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