NAVAGRAHA TEMPLEKanjanur Shukkra Bhagawan Temple (Venus Temple) Kanjanoor, TamilNadu

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Description :

The Hindu temple of Agniswarar is located in town of Kanjanur which is 18 km from Kumbakonam. The main deity in the holy place is "Agniswarar" or Lord Shiva and the presiding deity is Sukra (Venus). As per the Saivite, Sukra is situated within the abdomen of the statue of Lord Shiva.

History :

The Shukkra Bhawgan temple was wording from Leaders Vijayanagara and Chola times. This holy place with 2 pragaram has a raja Gopuram of 5 storeys at its entry. This Sthalam of Lord Shiva is related with Shukran. Lord Bhrama is supposed to have endowed with a perspective of Shiva's wedding with Parvathi. This holy place is also known as Palaasavanam, Agnistalam and Bhrammapuri. Kanjanur is regarded as the 36th inside the Tevara Stalams' sequence situated on Chola Nadu northern of the stream Kauvery. Shukra is instructor of the devils and the writer of Sukraniti. He's usually proven with four arms, driving upon a fantastic or a gold chariot attracted by 8 horses. His three arms carry a gold vessel, a rosary, a staff respectively while 4th one is detained in varada mudra. At this time, Lord Shiva indicates Shukra Bhagavan. Tale is that, by means of his energy Sukrachariya once introduced the deceased asuras in existence during a battle with the Devas. All The Devas approached Lord Shiva for their save. Lord Shiva then ingested him in rage. Sukra contemplated upon Lord Shiva in his abdomen and appeared out. Another tale associated with Sukra is that Lord Vishnu in his Vamana Character requested for three feet actions of area from the king of asura, Mahabali. After recognizing the child as Lord the asura Guru obtained a bee form. He obstructed the water circulation from kamandalam that represents the conclusion of the offering. But a version of Vishnu, Vamana lifting up a pavithram unsighted Sukracharya in an eye while attempting to eliminate the hurdle (bee) from the gap in kamandalam. After Guru, Sukra is the best planet among the 9 grahas.

Importance/Significance :

Lord Shiva's wife is Karpagambal Devi who is sitting in her chamber. The deity is billed with such glowing attractiveness which can be experienced by have her immediate view (darshan). The huge temple was constructed by the Ancient Cholas around 14 centuries ago and remodeled by the leaders of Vijayanagar kingdom. Situated in a wonderful, peaceful town accepted with adequate beauty of characteristics and wide green areas, the temple appears as a life line for the town and around places. The holy place has a five storey Rajagopuram (chief entrance tower) enclosed by 2 prakarams. The shrine is recognized by the passages of Appar, one of four largely popular of the 63 Nayanmars and therefore known as the “Paadal Petra Sthalam”, able to be seen by God Shiva.

Facts/Mythology :

The individual who visit Sukra Sthalam(Venus planet) Kanjanur will find comfort from wait of getting wedding, problems of family life, loss from women, love affairs, diverse troubles, domestic animals, prosperity, ornaments and automobiles. To eliminate all these issue the individual should praise the God and execute pooja; it will also help the enthusiasts to become free from Sukra dosham.

Festivals/Events/Gatherings :

Six praise solutions are provided every day here. An event of honoring Haradatta Sivacharyar takes place during the Tamil 30 days of Thai every season. Arudra Darisanam, Mahasivaratri, Aadi Pooram as well as Navaratri is celebrated here.

Black out days :

APART FROM force majeure INCIDENTS, ALL SATURDAYS, ALL SUNDAYS, CHRISTMAS-NEW YEAR WEEK (24TH DECEMBER TO 2ND JANUARY), 14TH & 15TH JANUARY, NATIONAL HOLIDAYS (26TH JANUARY, 14TH APRIL, 15TH AUGUST, 2ND OCTOBER), 9 DAYS NAVARATRI, DIWALI WEEK,

Remarks :

WE CAN ARRANGE SERVICES ON BLACKOUT DAYS ALSO, SUBJECT TO GUEST TOLERATING HEAVY CROWDS AT TEMPLE


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Silver

Guided Temple tour Duration 1-2hours, available throughout the day

Gold

Shukkra Bhagavan Abhishekam

Timings : 8AM, 11AM

Duration : 2-4 HOURS

Lead time : 1 week advance notice

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