Sarangapani Temple, Kumbakonam

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Sarangapani Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Vishnu, located in Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu, India. It is one of the Divya Desams, the 108 temples of Vishnu revered in Nalayira Divya Prabandham by the 12 poet saints, or Alwars. This temple is along Kaveri and is one of the Pancharanga Kshetrams.The temple is believed to be of significant antiquity with contributions at different times from Medieval Cholas, Vijayanagar Empire and Madurai Nayaks. The temple is enshrined within a huge granite wall and the complex contains all the shrines and the water bodies of the temple. The rajagopuram (the main gateway) has eleven tiers and has a height of 173ft. The Potramarai tank, the temple tank, is located opposite to the western entrance of the temple.Sarangapani is believed to have appeared for sage Hemarishi. The temple has six daily rituals at various times from 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., and twelve yearly festivals on its calendar. The temple chariot festival is the most prominent festival of the temple, celebrated during the Tamil month of Chittirai (March–April). The twin temple chariots are the third largest in Tamil Nadu, each weighing 300tonnes.
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  • The lord Ranganatha in sleeping pose is really a great blessing to keep watching and keep getting his blessings. Every time we go to Kumbakonam, we will definitely go to get Dharshan of the lord and T...  more »
  • This temple is the third of the 108 Divya Desham temples per Vaishnav dharma and is located in the heart of the city. Enter through the massive East Gopuram to the main sanctum, which houses Mahavishn...  more »
  • The gateway to the temple is full of sculptures and beautiful colors. Moulded pillars in the temple, but otherwise not really very special.
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  • This is a good old historic vaishnavite temple.the deity here is lord SARANGAPANI in the form of Lord ranganathar.it has super sculptures around the temple.
  • Divine place - one of 108 Divyadesams of Vaishnavas. Very Energetic.
  • Must visit place.. spritual and powerful. The architecture of temple was supereb..
  • Sarangapani temple, Kumbakonam. Sarangapani Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Vishnu, located in Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu, India. It is one of the Divya Desams, the 108 temples of Vishnu revered in Nalayira Divya Prabandham by the 12 poet saints, or Alwars. It is also situated on the banks of River Kaveri and hence considered as one among the Pancharanga Kshetrams (five Vishnu temples on Kaveri River Banks). The Sarangapani Temple comprises of the eleven tierd Raja Gopuram and five other small gopurams. There is a central shrine housing the main deity Sarangapani. The Potramarai Temple Tank is near the Western Entrance. The temple complex has various small shrines and also temple chariots for temple festivals. Temple Timings: Sri Sarangapanai Temple timings are 6 am to 12 noon and 4 pm to 8 pm
  • One of the pancharanga kshetram on the bank of river Kaveri..

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