The celestial bodies of our universe are often responsible for the way we feel and react. Would you believe if we say there is a certain connection with our physical bodies and mental well-being? Believe it or not, there will be a noticeable amount of effect on your health, financial situation, and professional growth if you are ready to spend a day or two in Tamil Nadu.
The Sun, the Moon, Mercury, Venus, Saturn, Jupiter, Mars, Rahu, and Kethu are the governing bodies of how we feel, what we do, and hoe we see ourselves as a human being.
Every temple has its own significance and every star, planet, and phenomenon on this Universe has a separate temple for each and every human being in Tamil Nadu. We’re going to see how visiting Navagraha Temples (Temple of 9 Planets) can positively change your life in 2021.
The first of all the nine planets, Sun is worshiped as Siva Surya Narayana in this Temple. The temple has a massive structure and is the only temple in Tamil Nadu to have separate shrines for all the nine celestial gods. It is best to visit Sri Prananatheswarar with his consort Sri Managalambigai in Thirumangalakudi before praying inside the Suryanar Koil. There is a particular order to pray to the deities starting from Kol Vinai Theertha Vinayagar to Suryanar Swamy followed by the remaining eight celestial bodies.
Distance from Kumbakonam: 15 km | Distance from Tanjore: 53 km
If you feel like there is a lack of balance in your family’s harmony, wealth, and health, you can go to Chandra Sthalam or the Moon Temple near Kumbakonam. The presiding deities are God Kailasanathar and Goddess Periyanayaki Amman. Monday is the best day to visit Thingalur Chandran Temple.
Distance from Kumbakonam: 35 km | Distance from Tanjore: 16 km
Vaidyanatha Swamy and Thaiyal Nayaki are the presiding deities of Vaitheeswaran Temple. It is believed that Lord Rama, surya, Jatayu, Skanda, and Angaraka have worshiped here. There is a separate shrine for Dhanvantri, the God of medicine in this temple. There is saying that worshipping in a temple where the God faces the west is equal to praying in 1000 Lord Shiva Temples. Tuesday is the best day to visit this temple.
Distance from Kumbakonam: 52 km | Distance from Tanjore: 90 km
The presiding deity are Shiva Swetharanyeswarar and Brahma Vidya Ambal. Setharanyeswarar is the God of the White Forest and this place is called Adhi Chidambaram. The dominace of the Chola and Viajyanagara Emperors are vivid on the temple inscription of this mysterious temple. They are three Theerthams – Agni, Chandran, and Surya while there are also three Sthala Vrikshams – Vilvam, Vadaval, and Konrai. Wednesday is the best day to visit this temple.
Distance from Kumbakonam: 60 km | Distance from Tanjore: 100 km
The presiding deities are Lord Abathsahayeswarar and his consort Umayammai or Elavarkuzhali Ammai. The specialty of this temple is that it is surrounded by three holy rivers – Cauvery, Vennaru, and Kollidam. Out of the 15 theerthams, Amrita Pushkarani is the most famous theertham. The place where this temple is present is known as Alangudi. It means the place where Lord Shiva consumed the “Ala Kala Visham” or the world’s deadliest poison to save Earth. That’s why Lord Shiva here is worshiped here as a Defender against Danger. Thursday is the best day to visit this temple.
Distance from Kumbakonam: 20 km | Distance from Tanjore: 40 km
The presiding deities are Agneeswarar and Karpagavalli Amman in Kanjanoor Agniswarar Temple. This place is also known as Sukran Navagraha Sthalam. The specialty of the Shiva Linga here is that it absorbs all the oil poured on it during Abishekam. The other names of this temple are Palaasavanam, Agnistalam, and Bhrammapuri. The Medieval Chola Empires are responsible for building this temple structure. Friday is the best day to visit this temple.
Distance from Kumbakonam: 18 km | Distance from Tanjore: 60 km
If you want to protect yourself from the harmful effects of Sani (usually Saturn is considered as a disciplined and authoritative planet), visit the Saneeswarar Temple in Thirunallaru. As the greatest teacher and Celestial powerhouse, Lord Saturn is highly revered as well as feared. During the most difficult times of life, the amount of compassion and humanity we put in are important to gain browny points from Lord Saturn. Darbaranyeswara Temple is the presiding deity and those who pacify the disappointment of Saneeswaar can take a dip in the holy tank or Nala Theertham.
Distance from Kumbakonam: 55 km | Distance from Tanjore: 95 km
Lord Naganathaswamy is the presiding deity of this temple in Thirunagaswaram. Rahu Bagavan is seen here with his two consorts Nagavalli and Nagakanni. Mantharai flower is offered to Rahu Bagavan in this famous temple. Rahu Bagavan is seen here with a human face which is a rarity.
Distance from Kumbakonam: 7 km | Distance from Tanjore: 53 km
The temples is dedicated to the shadow planet and it is a powerful imaginary planet just like Rahu. They together form the head and tail of a fierce snake. Mahashivarathri, Panguni Vasuki Utsav, and Karthigai Festival are celebrated with full pomp and galore in this temple. Also, Aippasi Abishegam and Navaratri Festival are the best celebrations in this sacred temple. Kollu and Horsegram are great offerings in this temple
Distance from Kumbakonam: 62 km | Distance from Tanjore: 100 km
Cure your depression, anxiety, work pressure, and loneliness you have faced during the pandemic. Plan for this Post COVID-19 era travel with your family to start life in the happiest way possible. Let the blessings of Navagraha Temples reach you and ill effects of these temples stay far away from you. OM NAMA SHIVAYA!
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