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Address: Thanjavur District, Kumbakonam 612001, India

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overall the temple was very nice.... temple architecture is very good. buy the offerings for the temple from inside the temple only to avoid being coned. or carry your own flowers... read more

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Arjunsharmaarmy
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Chennai (Madras), India
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Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

overall the temple was very nice.... temple architecture is very good. buy the offerings for the temple from inside the temple only to avoid being coned. or carry your own flowers etc. the temple closes at 8 in evening. travel by auto to avoid waste of time in parking / searching as some temples are in very much interiors

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017

This is one of the very few temple for brahma. It is a very small temple which is an hour from tiruchi. There is a believe that visiting this temple and placing your horoscope at brahma feet will change your luck for the better. Before entering the temple one is suppose to light 36 oil lamps and place it in... More 

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Mumbai
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 234 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We had visited this temple located at a walking distance of 1 km from MahaMaham tank during our vacation in Kumbakonam. We were staying in a hotel near the tank and used Google maps to locate this temple which is located in the by lanes. The temple is a small one with decent architecture where we saw idols of Lord... More 

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Thank kghosh
Maastricht, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 December 2016

authentic tempel i never saw before in my life. So old, so full with symbols, truth hindu, etc. More, and more of this you see in south india. Especially Brhama, the foundator of Hinduism.

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Thank anonyme321
Chennai
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2016

Small temple. Its popularly know as Brahman Koil but the moolavar (main diety) is Vedanarayana Perumal. The inner sanctum just outside the garbagriha is a sannidhi for 3-faced Brahma and Gayatri devi. The fourth head behind brahma is covered with a cloth but u can see it in the mirror fitted behind when the priest removes the cloth (for a... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore)
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Reviewed 11 December 2015 via mobile

The priest told us that there are only 2 temples dedicated to Bramha in Tamil Nadu. One in Trichy and one in Kumbakonam. We rightly reached there for the curtain closing time- the last Pooja at the temple at 8.00.p.m A very small temple compared to the other temples in Kumbakonam. Thimurthis are housed in this temple and Brahma is... More 

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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Reviewed 25 November 2015

Even though I had visited kumbhakonam several times I was not aware of this rare temple. By chance my friends informed me about this temple which is close to Hotel Rayaas which we normally stay. I had heard of one temple at Pushkar. This is in a small by lane. The story [ sthala purana ] about this temple is... More 

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Hyderabad, India
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286 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 October 2015

Temples of Brahma are generally very rare to find. This temple is especially wonderful during Navratri, when many different Alankars are portrayed.

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chennai
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149 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 228 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2015

there are only few brahma temples the others being pushkar and tiruchi near samayapuram. the temple at kumbakonam is in a small lane. you have to walk the street. the temple is small and well maintained. the priest explained the sthala puranam in detail. the speciality is brahma with saraswathi with gayatri devi on the back of brahma which is... More 

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chennai
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Reviewed 2 December 2014

one of the important place and has got historic value and very rare temple to be visited in the south and particularly famous in kiumbakonam the priests mr. srinivasan and mr. gopi has explained the devotees with care and the pooja is done with more care which is the added highlighting points during my visit

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