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Sri Satchinadeswarar temple

Moolavar : Satchinadeswarar, Satcheeswarar, Punnaivananathar
Urchavar : NA
Amman / Thayar : Karumbanna Solli, Ikshuvani
Thala Virutcham : Punnai
Theertham : Brahmma theertham
Agamam / Pooja : NA
Old year : 1000-2000 years old
Historical Name : Tirupurambiam, Kalyanamanagar, Punnahavanam
City : Tirupurambiam
District : Thanjavur
State : Tamil Nadu


   Praised in the hymns of Gnanasambandar, Tirunavukkarasar, Sundarar and Arunagirinathar. Oh! my foolish mind wake me up andTake me to my Lord in TirupurambiamBefore the effect of my past birth ruins meLet me reach my Dad and fall at His feet Tirunavukkarasar This is the 46th Shiva temple praised in Thevaram hymns on the northern banks of Cauveri.


   10 day Masi Magam festival and Mahasivarathri in February-March, Margazhi Tiruvadhirai in December-January and Aipasi Annabishekam in October-November are the festivals celebrated in the temple.

Temple's Speciality:

   Lord Shiva is a swayambumurthy. Honey abishek is performed for Pralayam Katha Vinayaka ( Vinayaka who protected from deluge) on Vinayaka Chaturthi festival day. The wonder is that the honey used for abhishek does not pour out. No abi

Opening Time:

   The temple is open from 6.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. and 4.00 p.m. to 8.30 p.m.


   Sri Satchinadeswarar Temple, Tirupurambiam Post, Kum,bakonam Taluk, Thanjavur district ? 612 303.


   91 435 2459519, 2459715, 94446 26632, 99523 23429

General Information:

   The temple is administered by Tirugnanasambandar Swamigal Aadeenam, Madurai.


   Devotees pray for successful conclusion in marriage talks, child boon and progress in education.

Thanks giving:

   Sooner their prayers are granted, devotees perform abishek with Vastras to the Lord and Mother.

Greatness Of Temple:

   On the Vinayaka Chaturthi day, Lord Pralayamkatha Vinayaka abishek is performed with honey. The wonder is that the honey used for abishek does not flow out. No abishek is done during other days.

Temple History:

   As the place could not be destroyed by Pralaya the deluge, an exception to this natural rule (Prambu), the place is called Tiru-Purambiam. Deluge could not cover this place. The place is also known as Kalyanamanagar and Punnahavanam.

Special Features:

   Miracle Based: Lod Shiva graces in the temple as swayambumurthy

*Sources from Dinamalar.com

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