Manikarnikeswarar Temple

Thanjavur

 

Sri-manikarnikeshwarar_temple

 

Main Deity : Sri Manikarnikeshwar.

Ambal : Mangala Nayagi.

Prominence of the shrine : Worshiping Lord Shiva first in the world is considered to be the best. Lord Shiva lives as soul in every human body. Special festival called “Mahashivarathiri” will be held every year in the month of “masi” (feb-15 to mar-15). During this festival poojas will be scheduled in 4 terms from evening 4:00 pm to early morning 4:00 am. Lord Shiva and Nandi will be specially decorated and anointed with 16 fragrances. Finally Dheebaradhanai (torch) is shown.

Religious discourse, offering prasadam and a wide variety of events will take place at night. It is believed that if we worship Shiva on Mahashivarathiri,we will be rewarded of worshipping Shiva for the whole year. Devotees believe that if we involve in 4 term pooja done during this festival, we will be blessed with peace and good health. 

Temple Timings : Morning 6:00 am to noon 12:00 pm, Evening 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm.

Temple Festivals : Mahashivarathiri

Nearest Town : Tanjore.

Temple Address : Manikarnikeswarar Temple,

Rajaveedi, Tanjore, Tanjore District.

Hotels Near Manikarnikeswarar Temple :

1. Sangam Hotel, Thanjavur

Trichy Road, Thanjavur – 613007

Tel : 91-4362-239451

Fax: 91-4362-236695

 

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

Baskara puram,

New Bus Stand,

Thanjavur-613 005.

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 Manikarnikeswarar Temple :

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, 

South Rampart, 

Ph: +(91)-4362-231358.

 

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