We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Sri Aabhatsakayeswarar Temple

Open Now: 6:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 4:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Open today: 6:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 4:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Review Highlights
Temple for Lord Guru (Jupiter)

This temple is dedicated for Lord Guru (Dhakshinamoorthy). Located in Alangudi village, is a very... read more

Reviewed 18 November 2016
Lakshmi Narayan... S
TEMPLE for GURU BHAVAN known mainly as GURU temple

It is believed to get all the good things in life one would visit this temple and have darsan of... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2016
Bengaluru, India
Read all 7 reviews
Enhance this page - Upload photos! Add a photo
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good14%
  • Average28%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Jun 30, 2017
“Good temple”
Nov 17, 2016
“Temple for Lord Guru (Jupiter)”
Open Now
Hours Today: 6:00 AM - 1:00 PM, 4:00 PM - 8:45 PM
See all hours
Valangaiman Taluk | Alangudi, Thiruvarur 612801, India
Improve This Listing
Reviews (7)
Filter reviews
7 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
See what travelers are saying:
Updating list...
Reviewed 30 June 2017

This is a temple for Lord Jupiter (Sani bagavan). It is told that people must visit this temple to get the blessings of Lord Jupiter and get rid of dhosams.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank s s
Reviewed 18 November 2016

This temple is dedicated for Lord Guru (Dhakshinamoorthy). Located in Alangudi village, is a very powerful temple. Lord Guru is considered one of the most important grahas (planets). Anyone who seek blessing from Lord Guru must visit this temple. For whom Guru is not in...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Lakshmi Narayan... S
Reviewed 2 April 2016

It is believed to get all the good things in life one would visit this temple and have darsan of Guru; Do not forget to pray main deity Siva .named Aabhathsakayewwarar.Thursdays are very special for this temple. this temple is around 18 Kms from Kumbakonam.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank sethuramasamyk
Reviewed 5 January 2015

Roads are better and connected from kumbakonam, it will take 30 minutes by car, temple parking is available, and temple opens at 4pm, see Shiva first and then guru, multiple queues to see peacefully or do archana or do special pooja, overall the visit is...More

Date of experience: December 2014
4  Thank Simhavij
Reviewed 14 October 2014

This is the foremost of guru stalam which is dedicated to Guru Bhagwan (Jupiter), not a very big temple as in case of shiva temple in Tamilnadu, either it is not very small too. Situated in a Hamlet far away from the town or city...More

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank Balakrishnan V
Reviewed 4 August 2014

The experience was marred when we visited this temple by the parking attendants. They were pushing to collect the parking charges without providing any facilities for the same. Even the request for paying the charges after returning from the temple were rejected and they said...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank Venkat S
Reviewed 13 December 2012

Alangudi Lord Guru Bhagavan or Lord Dakshinamurthy is one of the "Navagrahas" and is referred to the planet Jupiter, and Alangudi is the "Guru Stalam" dedicated to the planet Jupiter. Thursday is an auspisious day for Lord Guru Bhagavan. Alangudi is roughly 19 kms away...More

Date of experience: November 2012
1  Thank Veepy5
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Sri Aabhatsakayeswarar Temple staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines