Shri Rajarajeshwari Temple
Ambal : Shri Rajarajeshwari.
Other Deities : Ganesha, Subramanian, Navagraha, Nandhigeshwarar, Natarajar, Sivagami, Suryan, Bairavar.
Prominence of the shrine : Devotees believe that this Goddess is more powerful. Ganesha festival will take place for ten days in this temple. Devotees will offer Kozhukattai (rice pudding) to Ganesha on Vinayakachathurthi. In the outer courtyard there are shrines for Ganesha, Subramanian, Navagraha, Nandhigeshwarar, Natarajar, Sivagami, Suryan, Bairavar. This place was called as Venkata Samudhram in olden days.
Temple History : Senthalai is the village which is located in the limit of Kandamangalam. There lived a courtesan called Chandralegai with good qualities. She was meditating to see the God. So Lord Shiva appeared in her dream and ordered her to come to Venkata Samudhram. Accordingly she came to this place and happily said “Kanden Mangalam” (I saw mangalam). Hence forth, Venkata Samudhram was called as Kandamangalam.
People who worshipped here : Chandralegai.
Temple Timings : Morning 07:00 am to 12:00 noon, Evening 04:00 pm to 08:00 pm.
Nearest Town : Thanjavur.
Address : Shri Rajarajeshwari Temple,
Hotels Near Rajarajeshwari Temple, Kandamangalam :
1. Sangam Hotel, Thanjavur
Trichy Road, Thanjavur – 613007
Tel : 91-4362-239451
2. Hotel Parisutham
55 G.A. Canal Road, Thanjavur 613 001, India
Tel : 04362 231 801.
3. Hotel Gnanam
Anna Salai ( Market Road)
Thanjavur 613 001.
Phone : 04362- 278501-507.
Fax : 04362 235536.
4. Hotel Balaji Inn
New Bus Stand,
Phone Number : 04362-226949/227949.
5. Star Residency
Hotel Temple Tower) 20/1 A S.M Road,
Next to Ramanathan hospital Bus Stop,
Tanjore - 613 007.
Tel : +91 - 4362- 276333 / 34 / 37.
Fax: +91 - 4362-276336.
Restaurant Near Rajarajeshwari Temple, Kandamangalam :
1. Hotel Ramnath,
No 1335, Thanjavur Ho, Thanjavur -
613 001, South Rampart Old Bus Stand
Ph: +(91)-4362-272567, +(91)-9362610901.
2. Sri Lakshmi Narayana Bhavan,
No 133, Big Street, Thanjavur HO,
Thanjavur - 613 001, Pattukottai
Ph : +(91)-4362-252358.
3. Karthik Restaurant
No 1334, Thanjavur HO, Thanjavur - 613 001, South Rampart Inside Karthick Hotel
Ph:+(91)-4362-278662, 278663, 278322.
4. Hotel Coffee Palace AC
No 1465, Tanjore, Thanjavur - 613 001,