Main Deity : Thanjapureeswarar.
Ambal : Anandha Valli Thayar.
Other Deities : Pachaikali, Pavalakkali, Saraswati, Gajalakshmi.
Temple tree : Prosopis Tree (Vanni maram in Tamil).
Prominence of the shrine : The main Tower of Thanjapureeswarar temple has 3 stages. This is one of the rarest temples facing westward. After slaying Tharagan, Goddess Durga combined with the God and gave serene appearance to all Rishis. This temple was built before Brahadeswara temple. It is believed that Brahadeswara temple was built only after worshipping this God. This temple is one among the 88 temples which comes under the Thanjavur Palace Management Committee.
Temple History : Kuberan was the ruler of Srilanka. During his rule, he lost all his property and reign to Ravanan. So he worshipped Thanjapureeswarar to recover Srilanka. It was believed that Kuberan got all his treasures on new moon day in the month of October. So every year in the month of October on new moon day, Kubera Yagna is done.
People who worshipped here : Kuberan.
Temple Timings : Morning 06:00 am to 1:00 pm, Evening 04:00 pm to 08:00 pm.
Temple Festivals :
In October month on new moon day, Kubera Yagna is done.
Address : Thanjapureeswarar Temple,
Hotels Near Thanjapureeswarar Temple, Vennatrangarai :
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 Thanjapureeswarar Temple, Vennatrangarai :
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,