Masi Magam in February-March is the famous festival of the temple
Lord Perumal is a Salagrama Murthy in the temple
The temple is open from 8.00 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.
Sri Adhivaraha Perumal Temple, Kumbakonam-612 001,
+91- 435 2433 077, 94422 26413.
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
People pray for removal of obstacles in marriage talks and for child boon.
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.
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
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.
Location : The temple is about 3 km from the Kumbakonam bus stand. Autos and cabs are available
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