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Suriyanar Koil, Kumbakonam

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Religious Site
See one of the few historic temples devoted to the Sun god, Suriyanar, and the only temple in Tamil Nadu with shrines for all the planetary deities at Suriyanar Koil. Observe the Dravidian architecture of the Vijayanagar period, all the way from the 11th century, as well as the masonry of a five-storey gopura tower and the granite wall enclosing all the shrines of the temple. Participate in the service with worship being held with pipe and percussion instruments, religious instructions read by priests, and prostration by devotees in front of the temple mast. Light a set of lamps to show reverence and obtain good luck. Put Suriyanar Koil and other Kumbakonam attractions into our Kumbakonam trip itinerary planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • The temple is visited to wipe off doshas / some obstacles in the Jatakam and worshipping these Navagrahas will wipe of those small obstacles prevailing and it is widely believed that wishes will happe...  more »
  • visited this 1500 yrs old temple with family in april 17. the temple has all navagraha deities. and has a wonderful architecture ...lot of shops outside temple who are selling the prasadam as offering...  more »
  • Last September 2016, we went to this temple staying in Sithi Residency, Kumbakonam as we are from Coimbatore. This is our second time visit to this temple. on your entry, at left, cash counter is ther...  more »
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  • Nice temple, I went during peak summer. I would suggest a evening time. All other Gods from navagraha present within the premises. Don't miss. Ample parking present, but you need to walk at least 200m Sugarcane juice at the right corner, when you enter is a place to visit too.
  • This holy temple is not properly maintained. Lord Syrian is the father of Lord Emadharmarjar and saneewarar.And thus he is the Lord of purity and honest. So also we have do follow the human drama inside the temple at least.
  • Divinely look of the sun god make us delight...when i visited this temple on a sunday i felt very sad bcoz of temple management..so much crowd and nobody is responsible to guide the crowd.they simply focus on special tickets not more than that....ladies and children suffered a lot to see darshan...this type of incidents make people not to focus on god and to focus on how these management behaves....i wish to focus on devotees more than anything ...this is my humble request...
  • Religious Place. One of the Navagragha Temple Suriyan.This is first place to start navagragha temple tour.
  • Very powerful place in which the power of Sun God showers his energy... Crowded place...