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Thiruvidaimarudur Mahalinga Swamy Temple

Thirumanjana Street, Kumbakonam 612104, India
+91 435 246 0660
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Historical Significance, aesthetic and graceful

Historically significant, one of the temple unanimously suggested by astrologers for important... read more

Reviewed April 4, 2018
Balamurugan R
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Divine temple!!!

The thiruvidaimarudar mahalinga swamy temple in kumbakonam is a well maintained temple. We went... read more

Reviewed March 31, 2018
anithaaravamuthan
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Chennai (Madras), India
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Thirumanjana Street, Kumbakonam 612104, India
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Reviewed 4 April 2018 via mobile

Historically significant, one of the temple unanimously suggested by astrologers for important rituals. Mahalingaswamy bestows with grace in clearing all the hurdles in life. This temple has a huge area, will take upto 2 hours to finish worshipping all shrines. Architectural aesthetics, an auspicious place...More

3  Thank Balamurugan R
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

The thiruvidaimarudar mahalinga swamy temple in kumbakonam is a well maintained temple. We went for the morning pooja.

Thank anithaaravamuthan
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

This is again one for the largest temples in the area. Even if the place is crowded one will not sense it. We visited the place late evening was not crowded and hence we had a peaceful darshan and spent over two hours at this...More

1  Thank RamGanesan
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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

This temple is more likely a miniature of rameswaram ramanathaswamy temple as here also the terrace is too long and can gather thousands of devotees.

1  Thank abhik_fe
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Reviewed 28 May 2017

It is a huge Siva temple with multiple entries, spread across many roads. Remember from which entrance you entered , else you need to walk huge distance to reach next entrance. Very sacred, peaceful divine place. As per me must visit when you are in...More

1  Thank dmjoshi
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Reviewed 3 May 2017

Ancient temple. Long prakarams.Stunning deity. Heard the interesting story behind the deity.On the way to kumbakonam just 7 kms. Must visit temple for those who are struggling from long pending legal issues.

2  Thank Kirthi16
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Temple Timings : 5.30 am to 12.30 noon - 4.30 pm to 9.00 pm The great history and faith is with this temple. It has been during Pandiya and Chola period .One needs to walk a bit to cover both shrines of God and Goddess....More

2  Thank RVGIYER
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Reviewed 3 March 2017

Spiritually peaceful temple! Main Deity is Lord Mahalingam (Lord Shiva)! There is a Marutha tree or Arjuna tree inside the temple and that is also a reason why the location is described as "Thiruvidai-Maruthur." The beauty of this place is that in Shiva temple, the...More

1  Thank Jai S
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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We had visited this ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva during our sightseeing in Kumbakonam. We drove by car around 10 km from our hotel in MahaMaham tank area to reach this temple. We saw a huge Shiva lingam here and the best part was...More

Thank Kaushik G
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Reviewed 16 February 2017

Beautiful, huge, out of the way temple with amazing long halls and architecture. Wonderful atmosphere for meditation and sitting quietly to absorb the vibrations. You can feel the power of centuries of worship and devotion. We were lucky to go the day after a big...More

Thank Devi1008
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RAJA S
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Hi.. I planned to visit thiruvidaimaruthur temple tomorrow. Anybody tell me Mandhi temple and thiruvidaimaruthur temple is same or not. And From dharmapuri which is best train or bus. Thanks Rajasekaran
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