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Nataraja of Konerirajapuram

Uma Maheswarar temple | Konerirajapuram, Nagapattinam, India
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Famous abode of Lord Nataraja

Set in the village of Konerirajapuram, 30min drive from Kumbakonam, this ancient temple of... read more

Reviewed October 12, 2017
Anand K
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A temple that takes you by awe

This temple is situated on the Kumbakonam-Myiladuthruai road. The temple is known for the... read more

Reviewed September 21, 2017
RamGanesan
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Chennai (Madras), India
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Uma Maheswarar temple | Konerirajapuram, Nagapattinam, India
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Reviewed October 12, 2017 via mobile

Set in the village of Konerirajapuram, 30min drive from Kumbakonam, this ancient temple of Umamaheswarar has the famous abode of Lord Nataraja and Sivakamasundari amman. The idols have near real life features and are swayambu forms with interesting legend behind their formation.

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Reviewed September 21, 2017

This temple is situated on the Kumbakonam-Myiladuthruai road. The temple is known for the wonderful idol of Lord Nataraja the largest in the world in the Panchaloka form. This place is sometimes considered more sacred than Chidambaram. As you enter the temple, Lord Nataraja in...More

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Reviewed May 31, 2017

This temple is dedicated to Uma maheswarar with a big statue. The architecture in this temple is very good. Must visit temple.

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Reviewed December 13, 2016

in this temple,the main deity is uma maheswarar.the linga is nearly 4 feet to 5 feet.the wonder here is the vilwa tree has 13 leaves in each stem.

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Reviewed February 2, 2016

We worshipped Lord Nataraja in this temple on January 25th,2016- during our visit to other important temples in this region, like Saraswathi Temple in Koothanur near Poonthottam,Lalithambigai Temple in Thirumeiyachur, Thirupampuram Raghu-Kethu Temple near Kollumangudi, all in a radius of 20-25 kms. We went from...More

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Reviewed October 11, 2013

Konnerirajapuram used to be a major seat of learning of the Vedas about 1000 years ago. It was rennovated by Uttama Chola around 970AD. A picture of Uttama Chola can be seen on the northern prakara. In this temple, there is this massive Nataraja statue....More

4  Thank Kaataan
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