Wednesday, 7 October 2015

PONNIYIN SELVAN MEET AT THANJAVUR PERIYA KOIL ON 27th SEPTEMBER 2015 – SRI THANJAPUREESWARAR TEMPLE AND SRI VEERA NARASIMHAR TEMPLE

07, October 2015
Reached Thajavur by 07.00 Hrs morning and the meet was scheduled at 15.30 Hrs. So planned to visit nearby temples. I could able to se Sri Thanjapureeswarar Temple and Sri Veeranarasimhar Temple. I didn’t aware that there are two more divya desa Vishnu  temples near to Sri Veera Narasimhar Temple. So missed both. People guided me wrongly to get down at Kodiamman Temple ( this was also a historical temple ) and walked all the way to Sri Thanjapureeswarar temple.
SRI THANJAPUREESWARAR TEMPLE .
This temple is also called as Kuberapureeswarar Temple. Lord Thanjapureeswarar meaning the Lord offers asylum to those surrender to Him. 
Iraivan : Sri Thanjapureeswarar
Iraivi    : Sri Anathavalli
Some of the important features of this temple are …..
  1. The temple facing east with 3 tier Rajagopuram at front.
  2. Dwajasthambam, Palipedam  and nandhi in the outer open prakaram under a shed.
  3. In the outer prakaram Sannadhi for Lingas, Dwarabalakar, Dhakshinamurthy, Gajalakshmi, Saraswathy and Panchamuga Anjaneyar, Sandikeswarar, Arthanareeswarar, Brahma, KuberanSri Iyappan and Navagrahas.
  4. Dwarabalakars are at the entrance of muka mandapam and Sani and Bairavar are in the muka mandapam
  5. Arthamandapam is of vavval nethi mandapam type.
  6. Ambal is ina standing posture and there is a mandpam in front of Ambal Sannadhi. Ashtalakshmi sudhai sirpangal are on pillars of the mandapam.
  7. In Koshtam Durgai, Brahma, Dhakshinamurthyand natarajar.
  8. Moolavar is little big in size and tall.
  9. It was told that the temple is older than Thanjavur Big temple, 1000 to 2000 years. To prove this there is no inscriptions available. Marathi inscriptions are there on the front mandapam Pillars. Marathi kings might had dome thirupani.
  10. When Kuberan lost all his wealth to his brother Ravana, came to Thanjavur to worship Lord Shiva and got back all his wealth.  Hence Lord Shiva is called as Thanjapureeswrar.
TEMPLE TIMINGS :
  1. The temple is kept open between 07.00 Hrs to 12.00 Hrs and 16.30 Hrs to 20.00 Hrs.
CONTACT DETAILS:
  1. Duraiswamy Gurukkal may be contacted  through his mobile 9677818114
HOW TO REACH :
  1. The Temple is on the main road -on the way from Thanjavur to Thiruvaiyaru, 5 KM from Thanjavur. Get down after Kodiamman Temple.
LOCATION OF THE TEMPLE : CLICK HERE
 The three tier Rajagopuram 

 Moolavar Vimanam  
 Moolavar Vimanam and Dhakshinamurthy sannadhi 
 Ambal Temple front mandapam 
 Martahi inscriptions 
 Martahi inscriptions 
 Martahi inscriptions 
Martahi inscriptions 
SRI VEERANARASIMHA PERUMAL TEMPLE
Iraivan : Sri Veeranarasimhar
Iraivi    : Sri Thanjai Nayagi
Some of the important features of this temple are….
  1. The temple is facing west with separate sanndhi for Thanjai Nayagi Thayar, Andal and Thirumangai Alwar.
  2. Moolavar with Sridevi and Boodevi and Garudalvar sannadhi is in the front mandapam..
  3. In the mandapam sannadhi for Sri Renganathar, Varadharajar, Visvakshenar, PeriyaNambikal, Alavanthar, Ramanujar and Manavala Mamunikal.
  4. At the entrance Dwajasthambam, and Palipedam.
  5. The history of the temple is Sri Veera Narasimhar took the form of Yazhi to Kill demon Thanjaka, who took the form of elephant. Hence this place was called as Thanjai Yzhi Nagar or Thanjamapuri and latter it became Thanjavur.
  6. Marathi inscriptions available on the pillars, which tells us the significant contributions done to this temple by King Saraboji.
TEMPLE TIMINGS :
CONTACT DETAILS :
  1. The following are telephone numbers 8940212119 and 9952114758.
HOW TO REACH :
  1. The Temple is on the main road -on the way from Thanjavur to Thiruvaiyaru, 5 KM from Thanjavur. Get down after Kodiamman Temple.
LOCATION OF THE TEMPLE :CLICK HERE
 Entrance Mottai Gopuram 
 Sactum sanctorum view from Mottai Gopuram 
 Dwajasthambam and palipedam 


 Moolavar sannadhi 
 Lakshmi Narayanan – a relief 
 Thanjai nayagi Thayar sannadhi vimanam – Narasimhar on the gopuram a sudhai sirpam 
 Andal sannadhi 
How do they got these two Pallava period Simha Pillar and Nayak's period Yazhi pllar. If these belongs to this temple then temple must be at least 600 to 700 years old.  Now installed for the well.
To be Continued .........
---OM SHIVAYA NAMA ---

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