Friday, June 23, 2017

Sarguneswarar Temple, Karuveli, Thiruvarur

Sarguneswarar Temple, Karuveli, Thiruvarur
Sarguneswarar Temple is a Hindu temple in the village of Karuveli in the Thiruvarur district of Tamilnadu. The temple is believed to be 1000 years old and dedicated to Shiva. Presiding Deity is called as Sarguneswarar and Mother is called as Sarvanga Nayaki. Sthala Vriksham is Vilwa and Theertham is Yama Theertham. The place is known as Thiru Karuveli, and temple as Kottittai. The temple is situated on the banks of Arasalaru River.










This place is also called as Karuvilikottidai and Sarguneswarapuram. This Temple is considered as 180th Paadal Petra Shiva Sthalam and 63rd Sthalam on the south side of river Cauvery in Chozha Naadu. Appar has sung hymns in praise of Lord Shiva of this temple. Lord Shiva is said to have performed a unique dance called ‘Kodukotti’ at this place.









Legends
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The Temple
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Temple Opening Time
The temple remains open from 7.00 AM to 1.00 PM and 4.00 PM to 8.00 PM.
Festivals
Every year Samvathsara Abishekam and homam are performed on the day when the Kumbabishekam was held. Maha abishekam is performed to the Amman and Siva, followed by Ganapathi, Navagraha homams and the divine marriage is performed to the deities in the evening. Every year Maha Shivarathri and Thiruvathirai the special days for lord Siva are celebrated with all gaiety. Aadi Friday, Thai & during Navarathri are important days at the temple when the beautiful Ambal is grandly decorated and Lalitha Sahasranamam is chanted from morning till evening.
Prayers
Since this temple has blessed and benefitted the marriage of Sarvanga Sundari Amman with Lord Siva, men and women longing for their marriage come and offer prayers at the temple for an early marriage. Also couples who wish to have a child and students who want to score high marks regularly come to the temple. Devotees Offer Abishek and vastras for Lord and Ambal.
Contact
Sri Sarguneswarar Temple,
Karuveli – 605 501 (Sarguneswarapuram),
Thiruvarur District
Phone: +91 – 4366 – 273 900
Mobile: +91 – 94429 32942
Connectivity
The temple is located at about 5 Kms from Konerirajapuram, 20 Kms from Poonthottam, 20 Kms from Nachiyar Koil, 15 Kms from Thirupampuram, 1.5 kms from Koonthalur, 33 Kms from Mayiladuthurai, 25 Kms from Kumbakonam, 40 Kms from Thiruvarur and 128 Kms from Trichy. The Temple is located on the Kumbakonam – Mayiladuthurai route via Nachiarkoil. The traveler should get down at the Koonthalur Pudupalam bus stop and walk half a kilometer northward to reach the temple. Nearest Railway Station is located at Poonthottam and Kumbakonam. Nearest Airport is located at Trichy.

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