Saturday, February 20, 2021

Thiruppanandal Adheenam, Thiruppanandal, Thanjavur

Thiruppanandal Adheenam, Thiruppanandal, Thanjavur

Thiruppanandal Adheenam is a Hindu Saivite monastic institution based in the town of Thiruppanandal in Thiruvidaimaruthur Taluk in Thanjavur District in Tamil Nadu. It is also known as Kasi Mutt. The Mutt is situated on the southern banks of Kollidam River. 

The Mutt

The Thiruppanandal Adheenam was one of the biggest landowning agencies in Thanjavur District. The Adheenam is involved in publishing Saivite literature, specifically Thevaram and Thiruvasagam and its translations. It is also involved in literary scholarship. The Adheenam along with Thiruvaduthurai Adheenam and Dharmapuram Adheenam were founded during the 16th century CE to spread the ideology of Saiva Siddhanta.


The Mutt is located at about 750 meters from Thiruppanandal Bus Stand, 10 Kms from Aduthurai, 11 Kms from Aduthurai Railway Station, 11 Kms from Pandanallur, 20 Kms from Kumbakonam, 20 Kms from Kumbakonam Railway Station, 57 Kms from Thanjavur and 110 Kms from Trichy Airport. The Temple is situated on Kumbakonam to Anaikkarai Road (Chennai highway).


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