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Kanjanur Temple, Kumbakonam

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  • This is one of the Navagraha Sthalams dedicated to Venus or Sukra. The temple is close to Surya Narayan Koil near Kumbakonam in rural Tamil Nadu in a place called Kanjanoor. The temple is dedicated to...  read more »
  • We visited this right after suriyanar kovil so looked less crowded.The main deity Shiva in the temple is "Agniswarar" as Agni is said to have worshiped Lord Shiva here. There is no separate shrine for...  read more »
  • Kanjanur, 18 kilometres north-east of Kumbakonam. The presiding deity is Sukra (Venus). However, the main idol in the temple is that of Agneeswarar or Shiva. In concordance with the Saivite belief tha...  read more »
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