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Srivanchiyam Vanchinathaswamy Temple

Saliperi, Thiruvarur 610110, India
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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 3 days ago
janvick
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Pune
Yama Temple visit

A visit to Yama (God of Death) leads to next prayers to be offered at a spot nearby (often missed... read more

Reviewed 26 February 2018
DrValliappan
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Coimbatore, India
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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

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Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

A visit to Yama (God of Death) leads to next prayers to be offered at a spot nearby (often missed by visitors here) for long, hale and healthy life at Lalithambika Samaedha Meghanatha Swamy temple at Thirumeeyachur (Thirumeeyachur).

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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

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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
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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 10 December 2016 via mobile

One of the old shiva temple which has importance to yama like thirukadaiyur Can be reached from koothanur Temple pond needs maintenance Few people care to visit as public transport is scarce

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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
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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
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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.

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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
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mala1949
26 September 2017|
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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
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