Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Surya Koteeswarar Temple, Keela Suriya Moolai, Thanjavur

Surya Koteeswarar Temple, Keela Suriya Moolai, Thanjavur

Surya Koteeswarar Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located in Keela Suriya Moolai Village near Thiruloki in Thiruvidaimarudur Taluk in Thanjavur District of Tamil Nadu. Presiding Deity is called as Surya Koteeswarar and Mother is called as Pavalakkodi Amman. The Temple is situated on the southern banks of Pazhavaru, a branch of River Cauvery. The Temple is considered as Parihara Sthalam for Pitru Doshas.





Legends

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https://tamilnadu-favtourism.blogspot.com/2021/04/surya-koteeswarar-temple-keela-suriya-moolai-legends.html

The Temple

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https://tamilnadu-favtourism.blogspot.com/2021/04/surya-koteeswarar-temple-keela-suriya-moolai-temple.html

Temple Opening Time

The Temple remains open from 6.00 a.m. to 12.00 a.m. and from 4.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m.

Festivals

Maha Shivrathri in February-March and Monthly Pradoshams are celebrated here with much fanfare.

Prayers

Those facing adverse aspects of Sun, perform abishek to Lord with green coconut for relief. Devotees pray here for relief from eye related diseases. Devotees light lamps to Lord Surya Koteeswarar during the Pradosha time, perform abishek and offer vastras. People also pray to Lord Bhairava for relief from debt burdens and wants. The Temple is considered as Parihara Sthalam for Pitru Doshas.

Connectivity

The Temple is located at about 2 Kms from Thiruloki, 7 Kms from Thiruppanandal, 8 Kms from Suriyanar Koil, 10 Kms from Aduthurai Railway Station, 10 Kms from Aduthurai, 13 Kms from Thiruvidaimaruthur, 21 Kms from Kumbakonam, 22 Kms from Mayiladuthurai, 60 Kms from Thanjavur and 114 Kms from Trichy Airport. The Temple is situated on Kumbakonam – Kanjanur – Thiruloki Route. Take a bus to Thiruloki from Kumbakonam via Kanjanur and the bus stops near the temple itself.

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