Someswara Swamy Temple

Kumbakonam

Arulmigu-Someeshwara-Swami_temple


Main Deity: Sri Someswarar, Sikkesar, Somanadhar.

Ambal : Sri Somasundari, Thenarmozhial.

Other Deities: Maleeswarar, KalyanaSundaraVinayagar, Arumugar with consorts Valli and Deivanai, Gajalakshmi, Natarajar.

Holy Water : Soma Theertham.

Specialty of the shrine : The shrine in which the Lord absorbed the souls and became one with them during the MahaSangaram is called ‘Kaaronam’. The Goddess here performed ‘Aaroganam’ on the body of the Lord. The sling which held the Holy pot containing nectar became Sivalingam. Hence this place is also called as ‘Sikkesam’. ‘Sikkam’ means the sling (uri in Tamil). Someswarar also makes his presence at the Mahamaham celebrations.

Temple History : This temple is constructed during 13th century. By looking at the construction of this temple, it is based on chozha’s architecture. Lord murugan in this temple has separate sannidhi and he is more famous here. It is believed that Lord murugan is wearing a footwear in this temple.

Who worshiped here : Guru (Viyazhan), Chandiran, Ramar.

Poets who sang its praise : Thirugnanasambandar.

Temple Timings : 6.00 am to 12.00 noon ---- 4.00 pm to 9.00 pm

Details of Poojas : Five times a day.

Temple Festivals : Sivarathri, Navarathri, MaasiMagam.

Nearest Town : Kumbakonam.

Address : Sri SomeswaraSwamy Temple,
Kumbakonam (Po.),
Tanjore (Dt). Pin : 612 001.

Hotel Near Someswara Swamy Temple, Kumbakonam :

1.Sivamurugan Hotels

60 Feet Main Road, | Near New Bus Stand,

Kumbakonam 612 001, India

Ph: 096000 00384

 

2.Sara Regency

45/1 Chennai Road, Kumbakonam 612002, India

Ph:082200 05555

 

3.Quality Inn VIHA 

New Railway Road, Kumbakonam,

Tanjore, Tamil Nadu 612001

Trichy Road, Namakkal

Ph:0435 255 5555

 

4.Hotel Green Park 

No. 10, Lakshmi Vilas Street,

Kumbakonam, South India - 612001.

Ph :(0435) - 2402853 / 2403914

 

5.Hotel Vinayaga - Kumbakonam

132C, Kamaraj Road,

Kumbakonam- 612 001

Tamilnadu, India

Tele : +91 435 240 03 56

Telefax : +91 435 240 03 57

Mobile: +91 822 001 9 122

Reservation No: +91 4296 272 110

Restaurant Near Someswara Swamy Temple, Kumbakonam :

1.Venkatramanaa Hotel

No 40, TSR Big Street, Kumbakonam HO,

Kumbakonam - 612001, Near Gandhi Park

Ph : +(91)-9442130736

 

2.Sri Balaji Bhavan

1, Sasthra College Road,

Kumbakonam HO, KUMBAKONAM - 612001

Ph : +(91)-435-2424578

 

3.Hotel Shanmuga Bhavan

16, Kumbeswarar South Street,

Kumbakonam HO, KUMBAKONAM - 612001

Ph:+(91)-435-2433962

 

4.Gowri Shankar Hotel

No 47, John Selvaraj Nagar,

Kumbakonam HO, Kumbakonam - 612001

Ph : +(91)-9443131276 ,+(91)-435-2431177

 tel  : (91)-435-2430736

 

5.Rayas Garden Restaurant

No 18 Rayas Hotel, Head Post Office Road,

Kumbakonam HO, Kumbakonam - 612001

Ph :+(91)-435-2423170, 2423171, 2423172, 2423173"

 

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