Patteswaram - 4 kms from Darasuram. This is a temple of Goddess Durga. Shiva is called Thenupuriswarar in this temple. There was no crowd when we went around 8 AM and had a very relaxed dharshan. Temple is open from 6 AM to 1 PM; 4 PM to 9 PM.
This is the temple where NANDI is moved from his place to give SHIVA a direct view to see the GANASAMBHANDAR ( one out of four NAYANMARHAL) while he visited this temple. He was given a warm welcome by Shiva's Bhoothakarangal. Also famous for VISHNU DURGAI, a separate Shrine in the same compound.
The Thenupuriswarar Temple located in Patteeswaram is about 30min drive from Kumbakonam. It is a Hindu temple dedicated to the God Shiva but is more popularly known for the Goddess Durga here which is situated in the Northern entrance of the temple.There is a separate entrance for the Durga shrine and garlands especially those made from red flowers and lime... 更多
Visited this holy temple of Goddess Durga, which is situated 7 kms from the town Kumbakonam. Had a nice and peaceful Darshan and prayed for the well being of all. Many tourists have already written very beautiful and some very narrative reviews about this temple. This temple is a must and worthy to visit when coming to Kumbakonam. Reasonably well... 更多
We had known about the popular Durga temple of Patteeswaram. But Durga perhaps is a later attraction added in the recent times. But the huge temple houses Dhenupureeswarar and his consort Gnyanambika (Shiva and Parvathi), in two large separate sannidhis. The chola traditional construction with long corridors built on tall stone pillars (full of wonderful carvings of lions, elephants, 'Yaalis'... 更多
Wow what a great, beautiful Durga temple. You need to travel bit inside, but its worth. I heard this temple is built by cholas and renovated by marathas.
This temple is dedicated to Goddess Durga who has the strength to avert doshams created by planets Rahu and Kethu. There are separate sanctums for Lord Shiva(Thenubureeswarar). This is the only place where we can see Nandi not in straight line. There is a parking fee for private cars and taxis. Please take care that you buy the parking fee... 更多