I reached Kumbakonam by 9.30 AM from Trichy. There was some function to attend in trichy so I took a long route to kumbakonam via trichy. The pligrim to Kumbakonam started with my loosing the purse at the Bus from trichy . I was saved by constant companion of God as it was contained with few rupees and no bank cards. The money was safely in my suitcase and no big casuality and pilgrim with donation to needy
I took a hotel room and booked one tourist car to visit temples. By 10 30 Am the journey started.
Kumbakonam visit was a one day only. I requested the the driver take me Navagraha temples and And in temple i will take my owntime and there must not be any urgency. The driver informed me that the temple will be closed by 1 PM and reopen by 4 Pm upto 8,30 pm.
SURYA NARAYANAR TEMPLE
Surya narayanar temple is at Adudurai The temple Main Deity is Sun God .I had very fortunate to mention as the day was one of the week days and normal day I am blessed to have a dharshan very nearby deities and blessed by god by my peaceful worship. The temple deity is surrounded by all the remaining Navagraha Devadas.The system of parigrama is shown by arrows. After getting blessings of presiding deities at This temple my pilgrimmage started to another temple. Here in this temple the engraving of Ganesh in the ERUKKAM TREE is famous
Very near by The temple for Lord SUKRA is situated The driver took me that temple and I had eyeful of Dharshan of Sukra .
Near by Temple IS Mahadeva Temple.After worshipping the Lord Shiva at Mahadeva temple I WENT TO Uppliappan temple. The time was 12,00 noon The time for mid day puja so the Gurukkal were performing arrangement and hence the deity was inside the screen.The dharshan started at 12.30 PM. There is a proverb in Tamil Without salt the food goes to dust bin. Here in Uppliappan temple no salt is added for the offerings to deities AFTER WARDS MY NEXT DHARSHAN WAS AT thirunageswaram Temple In all the temples Iwas blessed by the gods without any obstruction as I was only one at the sannathi
The temples were closed from 1 PM to 4 PM I took my lunch and took rest for 2 hours.
I started at 3.45 PM and my first visit after lunch was Iravadhiswar Temple . After worshipping Eswara I went around the temple I was wonderstruck . The temple is one of the beautifulone and the the way in which the carving were done is no match The people who are were going to Orissa./Bubeneswar to see the temple artitexure must see this and it is much more superior or not less below wonderful --- There was a underground tunnel capable for horse riding from this temple to Tanjore Palace now it is closed.
Pattiswar Durga temple is one the richest. The tall Gopurams are situated in all 4 sides are Gold plated .I had my dharshan of deity without any disturbanceand I was alone in the sannathi.
AfterwardsI worshipped nearby temple SAKTHIVANESWAR at Thirusakthi mutram Pattiswaram This temple is adjustant to Durg temple.
Next temple is Swami malai Murugan temple.The producer Chinnappa Devar was ordant devotee and he spent much for this temple. The temple has 60 steps and each got name of one tamil year
I had a dharshan and got the blessings. As the temple is located in the hill it was a small temple.
This temple located Kumbakonam city. In this temple In Utta rayana the temple gate opened in that north side and in Dhakshirayana the gate to sannathi opens at south side..
With this The day was completed
Next day morning after having my breakfast I hired one Auto and I went to Kahi Viswanatha temple the presiding deity for KUMBAMELA, Nageswar Temple, THE oresiding deity of Kumbakonam KUMBESWAR templeand Someswae temple
The temple are very big and it is by blessings only I can able to worship there and it was my great day