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Jambukeswarar Temple

Tiruchirappalli, India
+91 431 223 0257
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“water element” (18 reviews)
“pancha bootha” (16 reviews)
“lord shiva” (42 reviews)
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Tiruchirappalli, India
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+91 431 223 0257
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Reviewed 4 days ago

The temple also known as Thiruvanaikovil is a 1000+ year old temple. The Lord here is a swaymbumoorthy. Of the Panchaboothas, this temple belongs to Water importance. The other shrines inside the Temple are Panchamukha Vinayaka and Sani Bhagawan. We had a good darshan at...More

Thank skaypee
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The temple is huge and sparsely crowded. The swami is viewed through nine holes. The Ambal sannadhi was just opening when we went. The song sung by the priest was very melodious and memorable. Overall a great humbling experience.

Thank skand3
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Goddess Parvathi in the form of Sri Akilandeswari is said to have worshipped Lord Shiva in the Jambu forest (Thiruvanaikoil) as part of her penance and hence the name of Lord Shiva here and also the temple, which is one of the Pancha Bhootha sthalams...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

WATER- amount the panchaboothas this temple is for water, godess parvathi has worshipped siva by making a linga out of water, the mother diety akilandeswari wearing the sreechakra earrings is very famous in trichy crowds throng the temple on tuesdays and fridays particularly during the...More

1  Thank PonmalaiGanapathy
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

last week we have visited some temples in Tamilnadu and in our plan Trichy also included. We visited Srirangam temple by afternoon and from there Jambukeswarar Temple is 3 km away, so we hair Auto from srirangam temple. auto charges 70 rs/ auto (3 person...More

1  Thank Sudhindra h
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Ancient temple with diiferent architecture especially the main sanctum. This temple related to water element of five elements. Some resctriction to foreigners...

Thank Rajvs
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

From samayapuram temple take a bus from the bus stand which is near the entrance where the temple chariot is placed. frequent town bus facility is there.again 7 re ticket drops near the temple of about 500 metres you have to walk behind the stopping...More

Thank 674santha
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

Not for everyone but it is a must for the right people who likes this kind of thing. Some entrances are for hindus only but still the outside provides some nice pictures and the atmosphere is still enjoyable for non hindus.

Thank Avi N
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

The main deity of the temple is Jambukeswara, representing the element water. Jambukeswara is depicted sitting under a jambu tree, which grows over a small stream that engulfs the deity during the rainy season. The temple is also considered the abode of goddess Akilandeswari, one...More

Thank tnbalaji90
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Jambukeshvar temple (Tiruvanaikaval ) is one among the pancha bootha siva temples in south India that represents 'water' . This famous siva temple is situated in Srirangam ,Thiruchirappally . Temple is not much crowded and that helps in having an uninterrupted peaceful Darshan . Its...More

1  Thank sudhish_1971
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Swapnil D
25 April 2018|
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Response from 674santha | Reviewed this property |
Early morning pooja-6.45a.m to 7.15 a.m morning pooja-8a.m noon pooja----- 11 a.m evening pooja--5p.mto5.45p.m artha jamam -night pooja-9p.m during noon pooja time, the gurukkal dresses like a lady and does a ko pooja, (a... More
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suniljayanti
Respected Sir, This is SUNIL KUMAR FROM KALPAKKAM, CHENNAI. Sir, I am working in Department of Atomic Energy, Kalpakkam. Sir, Our family is ( Group of 15 members) planning to visit jambukeshwar Temple on March 31, 2018. In our group aged persons are there who are difficult to wait for a long time in line for darshan. On that day, Full moon day(Pournami) sir.. if darshan line will be big means, it is tough to get darshan sir.. Any online darshan booking is available sir?? I am requesting you to kindly arrange for our family to do darshan at the earliest in the morning sir... we are reaching trichy by train at 6.30AM on 31-3-2018 sir... Hence, i am once again requesting you to kindly provide darshan bhagyam for our family in the morning session sir... May Lord Shiva will shower his blessings to your family sir... Your heartful co-operation is highly awaiting and appreciable sir... Thanking you, Sunil kumar, Kalpakkam - Chennai
23 January 2018|
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Response from 452Sridhar | Reviewed this property |
It is possible, as distance between temples is not long. But you need to get ready, immediately after reaching Tiruchirapalli. If you can cover temples in Trichy before lunch, it is possible. Some temples must be closed... More
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suniljayanti
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Response from Giri S | Reviewed this property |
Instead of trichy suggest you to get down at Srirangam station itself. There is a Subham residency hotel just 2 mins walk from srirangam train station. U can check with them for rooms availability and tempo booking... More
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