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Beautiful temple!!!

Alangudi temple is situated in thanjavur. It's a oldest temple and very peaceful temple. Must... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2018
anithaaravamuthan
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Chennai (Madras), India
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Apatsahayesvarar Temple, Alangudi or Guru Sthalam

The temple is counted as one of the Navagraha Temples for planet Guru (Jupiter).[6] Tirugnana... read more

Reviewed 10 May 2018
Senthil281281
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Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 1 June 2018 via mobile

Alangudi temple is situated in thanjavur. It's a oldest temple and very peaceful temple. Must visit.

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Reviewed 10 May 2018

The temple is counted as one of the Navagraha Temples for planet Guru (Jupiter).[6] Tirugnana Sambandar, a 7th-century Tamil Saivite poet, venerated Apathsaheswarar in ten verses in Tevaram, compiled as the First Tirumurai. Appar, a contemporary of Sambandar, also venerated Annamalaiyar in 10 verses in...More

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Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Nearly 20 kms from Kumbakonam and need to travel thro narrow road from Kumbakonam to mannarkudi. A divine place and a special place for Lord dakshinamurthy. One of the navagraha temple. Crowded on Thursday. Small parking available. Visit abathsahayeeswarar first and then dakshinamurthy. Must see...More

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Reviewed 17 April 2018

Guru, the Jupiter god worshipped as Dakshina Moorthy many people visit this popular temple during Jupiter transit Temple opens from 8 a.m to 1 p.m evening 5 to 9 p.m you can light the ghee lamps and go around 21 times with your prayers

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

We visited this temple as it is the birth planet of myself and my husband. Worth the trip- a beautiful temple

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Nice temple has to be visited on Thursday. Quite and can be spent a half day. There are no restaurants so we have to travel till Kumbakonam for breakfast or lunch but there are few coffee shops.

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Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Worshipped A/m Vinayagar,Yelavarkulazhi Abathsagayeswarar, Murugan and Lord Guru on the auspicious day of Masimagam. Very much pleased to see the Gods on sandal paste covering. The 'Guru' temple was decorated with serials. Car parking also available

Thank Muthukrishnan S
Reviewed 22 January 2018

Among the Navagrahas, Alangudi is the abode of guru (jupiter) and is designated as a guru sthalam near kumbakonam (17 kms). it is an half an hour drive from kumbakonam town. It is a small beautiful village (typical) and the temple is resplendent with the...More

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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Sri dakshinamurthi is very famous here , lord Shiva temple is ancient and hallowed . It's part of nava graha temples . It represents Guru .

Thank meghashyam
Reviewed 23 October 2017

A good and interesting visit - beautiful architecture and well wort a visit , to avoid large crowds - visit towards the late afternoon

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Response from 225balasubramanians | Reviewed this property |
As the place is a rural area, I am not sure about the amenities. But the place is at about a distance of around 16 k.ms. only from Kumbakonam enroute Mannargudi, you could have better facilities at Kumbakonam.
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Temple are crowded during guru peyarchi transit days and also on thursdays. Other days are less crowded. There is special entrance ticket cost rs100 if you want fast access to darshan.
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