The AngarakanMangalaBhagawan Temple is situated at a distance of 50 km away from Kumbakonam& 10 km from the Kumbakoam – Thiruvarur route. MangalBhagawan is one of the 9forms ofthe Lord in theuniverse,it is one of the nine globes that are found in the universe. Lord Mangal is also recognized as Angarakanbhagawanwithin the state of Tamil Nadu. The deity of MangalBhagawanthat can be found here is worshipped all over India as sacred power
Once while Lord Siva was immersed in gaping meditation in his house, Mount Kailash, few drops of his perspiration fell on the land, which had originated from his forehead. A very gorgeous baby had manifested from those drops, which had reddish skin tone and it possessed 4 arms.Lord Shiva handed over the infant to the soil goddess, Bhumhi for upbringing. As the child was nurtured & brought up by 'Bhumhi' (earth), he was named as Bhauma.After growing up, Bhauma went to Mount Kailash(Kashi) to gratify Lord Shiva by doing a tremendous penance. He was blessed and granted the 'Mangalaloka' (residence of Mangala) by Lord Shiva, which was even greater than 'Sukraloka' (residence of the Lord of Venus - Sukra). By the name of Mangala (planet Mars) the similarBhauma is been established.Sambandar, the 7th century nayanarand Tamilian poet who belonged to the Saiva sect, has admired the deity with 4 hymns, in one of which he refers to a dispute with the Jains, and his success. Appar and Sundarar, the other Nayanars have glorified the temple with their hymns. Arunagirinathar(a 15th-century poet) and staunch follower of Lord Muruga has written tranquil hymns about the deity and this shrine is accepted for the devotion of Murugan as well.
Lord Mangala is said to watch over the children of his devotees and bless them with a good life. According to Hindus,it is believed that their married life is controlled by Mangal graham.If someone is experiencingmangaladosham or suffering from an illness then praying to Lord Angharakan will help him to get rid of these problems. Lord Mangalalso helps those who are suffering from other serious horoscope obstructions.As per Vedic astrology,Lord Mangal is measured as a malefic of primary order. He has commands over the zodiac signs Aries (Mesha) and Scorpio (Vrishchika), and is imposingover Capricorn (Makara) in additionhe also descendsover Cancer (Karka). While he is hostile to Mercury, Jupiter,the Sun and the Moon are all measured gracious to him. Saturn and Venus are impartial. Physical and Drive energy, ego and self-confidence, anger, strength impulsiveness, adventurous and heroism nature all represent Mangala. He rules over the bone marrow, blood and muscles. Battle, combat and militaryareassociated with him.Mangal is the master of 3lunar mansions (nakshatras ): Mrigasirsha, Chithra and Shravistha or Dhanishta.The gemstone coral, which is red in color, the metal brass and the colorred, are associated with Mangala.
Throughout various festive events, the village looks so stunning and pleasant. The houses are lit up beautifully and are festooned with flowers by the people on festivals. This temple is visited by people from different places during the time of the carnival.
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