Puja in 6 Temple For Knowledge/Education-Basara Sri Gnana Saraswathi Temple,Thiruvahindrapuram Hayagreevar Perumal Temple, Koothanur Maha Saraswati Amman Temple, Sringeri Sharadamba Devi Saraswati Temple & Kollur Mookambika Temple, Alangudi Guru Bhagawan Temple-andhra pradesh
Gnana Saraswati TempleÂ is aÂ Hindu templeÂ ofÂ Goddess SaraswatiÂ located on the banks of Godavari riverÂ atÂ Basar,Â Telangana,Â India. . Saraswati is theÂ HinduÂ Goddess of knowledge and learningMaha Saraswathi Amman Temple is located in Tamil Nadu. It is situated in a town called Koothanur. Sri Sharadamba Temple is a famous Hindu temple located in the town of Shringeri. It is dedicated to Saraswati. Mookambika temple is located at Kollur in Karnataka. It is the only temple that is dedicated to Parvathi and is believed to have been created by Parashurama.Sri Sharadamba Temple is a famous Hindu temple located in the town of Shringeri. It is dedicated to Saraswati.Mookambika temple is located at Kollur in Karnataka. It is the only temple that is dedicated to Parvathi and is believed to have been created by Parashurama. This temple is well known among the people of Tamil Nadu and is called Thai Mookambika in Tamil. The temple is located exactly on the banks of the perennial river Souparnika.Apatsahayesvarar Temple is a Hindu temple devoted to Lord Shiva and is located in the village of Alangudi 38 Kms from Thiruvarur town, Tamil Nadu, India. It is also 17.5 kms away from Kumbakonam in Tiruvarur district. The Lord of this Sthalam is Swayumbhu. Since the temple is existing from ancient times, the period of this temple could not be fixed accurately
The temple was built in the 8th-century, and was founded by Sri Adi Shankaracharya. Originally it was an unpretentious shrine with the Murti of Sharada made of sandalwood, installed over the Sri Chakra that Sri Adi Shankaracharya carved on a rock. According to legends, Parvati killed a demon called Kamsasuran who lived here. He tried attempted to become all powerful through his penance. Devi along with the help of Veerabadra, Ganapathi and Shiva took away his ability to talk. Hence, he was called the Mookasuran, mooka means to be dumb. Later, the goddess killed him with her Chakra on the midnight of Shukla Astami. As per the Tale, Alangudi is position where God Shiva drank the dangerous poison produced during the rolling of 'paarkadal' (Sea of milk). Hence this position is identified as Alangudi (basically means 'the position where God Shiva absorbed the dangerous poison'. The Devas, while rolling the paarkadal for amrutham (nectar), were restricted by the toxic gases from the reptile Vasuki and intervened to Lord Shiva for liberation.
During Jagadguru's fiftieth birthday, doors made of gold were installed and inaugurated at the entrance of the sanctum of the temple.Devi Mookambika has three eyes and four arms, with the divine disc and conch in each of her hands. The Mookambika temple is renowned for its beauty and aesthetics, all over the world. Goddess Kollur Mookambika is adorned with flowers. Ritual bathing and prayer to the idol are a common feature of the presiding lingam. Water from Souparnika river is used for theertham and puja.
Navaratri festival is celebrated every year for 11 days. The Shathachandi Homa is performed on Mahanavami. On the Chaitra Shukla Poornima, a special puja is offered in the Sri Sharada Shrine. On Vaisaka Krishna Prathipath Mahabhishekam and special puja is done for Sri Sharadambal. On Karthika Poornima, a Deepotsava is organised in the shrine.The Kollur Mookambika temple wears a festival look during Navarathri and Navarathri is celebrated with pomp, show and gaiety.Unique Darshans are organized on Thursdays as well as on the times of Jupiter's transportation to next Zodiac. Mashi Maham, (month of Aquaris between 12th of Feb and 14th of March) (Mashi Mah Gurvara dharshana ). 1008 Conch Abhisheka – Event (Reethathotsavam) on the Tenth day & Laksharachana during Jupiter transportation times are celebrated. Poojas performed at night are very popular in this holy place.