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Sri Adhivaraha Perumal temple
 
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Moolavar: Adhivaraha Perumal
  Urchavar: Adhivarahar
  Amman / Thayar: Ambujavalli
  Thala Virutcham: -
  Theertham: Varaha theertham
  Agamam / Pooja : Pancharatra
  Old year: 500-1000 years old
  Historical Name: -
  City: Kumbakonam
  District: Thanjavur
  State: Tamil Nadu
 
Singers:
     
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 Festival:
     
  Masi Magam in February-March is the famous festival of the temple  
     
 Temple's Speciality:
     
  Lord Perumal is a Salagrama Murthy in the temple  
     
Opening Time:
    
 The temple is open from 8.00 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m. 
   
Address:
   
  Sri Adhivaraha Perumal Temple, Kumbakonam-612 001, Thanjavur Dist.  
   
Phone:
   
  +91- 435 2433 077, 94422 26413. 
    
 General Information:
     
  There are shrines for Sri Vishwaksenar and Acharya Nikamanda Maha Desika.  Nagar is installed under the Tulsi plant in the prakara.   Those facing adverse aspects of serpent planets Rahu and Ketu worship Lord here lighting Deeps.  Varaha Theertham is outside the temple.  Just a little away from the temple are the Divyadesa temples of Lord Sarangapani and Lord Chakrapani  
     
 
Prayers
    
 

People pray for removal of obstacles in marriage talks and for child boon.

 
    
Thanks giving:
    
  Devotees perform Thirumanjana and offer vastras to Lord perumal. 
    
 Greatness Of Temple:
     
 

Even long before the time of Maha Pralaya-devastating tsunami floods, it is said that Lord Aadhi Varaha was in this place.  Maha Magam festival began to be celebrated in Kumbakonam after this event.  He is the first Perumal of this region.  On the Maha Magam festival, Kumbakonam Perumals Sarangapani, Chakrapani, Varadarajar, Rajagopalar and this Perumal-Aadhi Varahamurthi come to Cauvery for Theerthavari.

 

Lord Aadhi Varaha Murthy in the sanctum sanctorum appears with Mother Bhoomadevi on His left lap.  Mother is facing Perumal in worshipping posture.  Those facing litigations in land property related matters, pray to Perumal for solution.  During the Arthajama Puja-last puja at night in temples- a nivedhana made of a powder from a root growing under the grass and mixed with rice flour and sugar is offered to Lord.  These flour balls are offered as Prasad to devotees the next morning.  As Lord rescued Mother Earth from deep Padala Loka, a nivedhana made of a root growing under the earth is offered to the Lord.

 

The procession deity, also Aadhi Varahar with His left foot on Adisesha is standing before Lord in a sitting posture.  The Varaha Salagrama with symbols of discus and conch is also before Lord.  Milk abishek is performed to Salagrama every day
 
     
  Temple History:
     
 

Demon Hiranyakshan took the earth to Padala Loka, deep under the earth and hid Her there.  She prayed to Lord to rescue Her.  Lord took Varaha incarnation (a colossal swine with a horn on the nose) and brought out Mother Earth.  That Lord Varaha Murthy is the presiding deity of this temple.

 
     
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