Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Sarguna Nathar Temple, Idumbavanam, Thiruvarur

Sarguna Nathar Temple, Idumbavanam, Thiruvarur
Sarguna Nathar Temple is a Hindu temple located in the village of Idumbavanam in the Thiruthuraipoondi Taluk of Thiruvarur District in Tamilnadu. Presiding deity is called as Sarguna Nathar / Sarguneswarar / Manakola Nathar / Kalyaneswarar / Idumbavanewarar. Mother is called as Mangalanayahi / Mangalavalli / Kalyaneswari. Hymns in praise of the temple have been sung by the Saivite saint Sambandar in the Thevaram.





This is the 225th Devaram Paadal Petra Shiva Sthalam and 108th Shiva Sthalam on the south side of River Cauvery in Chozha Nadu. The temple is frequented by people desiring to rid themselves of the fear of death. The place is believed to have got its name from a demon named Idumban who worshipped Shiva here and attained salvation. In the vicinity of Idumbavanam is Thillaivilagam, a Vaishnava Abhimanastalam enshrining Rama.





Legends
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The Temple
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Temple Opening Time
The temple is open from 6.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and from 4.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m.
Festivals
Four worship services are offered each day and the annual Brahmmotsavam is celebrated in the month of Vaikasi. Other festivals celebrated here include Aani Tirumanjanam, Maha Shivaratri, Panguni Uthiram, Masi Makam, Aippasi Annabishekam, Margazhi Utsavam, Karthikai Deepam, Arudra Dharisanam and Thai Poosam. Navarathri, Aadi Pooram, and Skanda Sashti are also celebrated.
Singers
Tirugnanasambandar has sung hymns in praise of Lord Shiva of this temple. This is the 225th Devaram Paadal Petra Shiva Sthalam and 108th Shiva Sthalam on the south side of River Cauvery in Chozha Nadu.
Prayers
Devotees pray for removal of obstacles in wedding talks, to defeat enemies and freedom from fear of death. Realizing their wishes, devotees light lamps in the temple. They also offer (supply) oil for daily lighting in the temple.
Contact
Sri Sarguna Nathar Temple,
Idumbavanam-614 703,
Thiruthuraipoondi Taluk,
Thiruvarur District
Phone: +91 – 4369 – 240 349 / 240 200
Connectivity
The Temple is located at about 16 Kms from Thiruthuraipoondi, 10 Kms from Thondiyakkadu, 18 Kms from Muthupettai, 12 kms from Voimedu, 1 Km from Karpaganatharkulam, 32 Kms from Vedaranyam, 47 Kms from Mannargudi, 48 Kms from Thiruvarur and 138 Kms from Trichy. Idumbavanam is located on Thiruthuraipoondi – Puducherry road running through Thondiakadu. The town bus from Thiruthuraipoondi to Thondiyakkadu passes through this place. Mini buses are available from Muthupettai. Buses are also available from Voimedu. Nearest Railway Station is located at Thiruthuraipoondi and Nearest Airport is located at Trichy.

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