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Srivanchiyam Vanchinathaswamy

Srivanchiyam is a sacred ancient temple built during Chola period. We had been to this place for... read more

Reviewed 18 July 2018
Nice Temple.

Nice Temple. A Temple were Rahu and Ketu are in same stone. Separate shirne for Yama dharma raja... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
Chennai (Madras), India
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Reviewed 18 July 2018

Srivanchiyam is a sacred ancient temple built during Chola period. We had been to this place for performing abhishekam for Lord Siva. It was an hour ride from Kumbakonam and the temple is not crowded in spite of Pradhosam day. Yamadharmar has a separate shrine...More

2  Thank janvick
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Nice Temple. A Temple were Rahu and Ketu are in same stone. Separate shirne for Yama dharma raja. No water in temple pond during my visit. Only a few direct buses from thiruvarur. One can reach Nannilam and also reach here. Get down at ACHUDHAMANGALAM...More

1  Thank email2suryaz
Reviewed 22 September 2017

The large temple is located in a small village called Srivanchiyam, which is close to places like Nanilam and Tiruvarur. I have been a frequent visitor to the temple. As many people have mentioned in trip advisor the specialty of the temple is that it...More

3  Thank RamGanesan
Reviewed 28 March 2017

Recently, I have been to Srivanchiyam temple along with my parents & Abi sis (Myladuthurai). The presiding deity of the temple is Vanchinathan which is a Swoyambhu (Self Manifested) Lingam, along with his consort Mangalambikai. Sandalwood is the Stala Vriksham here and Sandal leaves are...More

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Reviewed 2 December 2016

It is about 20-30 minutes from Thiruvarur, a small dainty village with the magnificent temple hailed as the oldest Swayambu Lingam in the world. Do not expect a spic n span commercial temple, expect a temple maintained by locals. The tank is special here known...More

1  Thank ChennaiFocus
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Lot of significances. 1) Have a dip or wash hands and legs in the temple tank, if water is available. 2)one has to worship lord Yama first at the left side of entrance.3)There is exclusive sanadhi for Raghu and Kethu...4) Goddess Mahishashudra Mardhini sannathi is...More

2  Thank sivaramansai
Reviewed 2 April 2016

Possibly this is the only temple in India where one would see YEMA in separate sannidhi and at the entrance of the temple.Taking bath in the tank and praying YEMA is treated as special.Main Moolavar is vanchnatha swamy.Temple is near Nannilam in Thiruvarur dist.

1  Thank sethuramasamyk
Reviewed 28 March 2015

It is located in a small village called Srivanchiyam which is accessible from both Kumbakonam and Thiruvarur towns by road. The main deities of the temple are Lord Shiva(known as Vanchinatha swamy) and Devi Parvathy(known as Mangalambika). The temple is also famous, for it is...More

1  Thank Globetrotter_leo
Reviewed 17 January 2015

This temple located in Srivanchiyam is one of the six sacred Shivasthalams on the banks of the river Cauvery. Srivanchiyam is considered as “one-sixteenth” more sacred than “Varanasi.” The Shiva Lingam is a Swayambu Lingam and is known as Vanchinathar. The lingam is considered as...More

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Response from RamGanesan | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can get all Pooja items at the temple entrance itself. However I suggest if possible buy from outside and also take Bilva leaves with you. Though the temple timings are 6-1 and 4.30-9 it is better you visit mid-day... More