Abath sagayeswarar temple, popular for worship Jupiter along with lord shiva


famous for worshiping Jupiter, one among the planets – Sri Abath Sagayeswarar Temple

Abath sagayeswarar kovil is one among the navagraha temple which dedicate to guru or Jupiter one among the nine planets. Abath sagayeswarar is the principal deity of the temple. in this temple lord dakshina moorthy has a great significance and lord vinyaka is a main sub deity in the temple. jupiter is the lord of curing all diseases, brahma theertha is the holy water source at the temple, it is believed that the lord will cure the diseases after bath in the holy water source and to pay to guru. amrita pushkarni is also the sacred water source of Abath sagayeswarar kovil. lord shiva is the prime deity.

There is a temple tree in the compound of the temple, which is called poolai, actually it is a plant. ganesha of this temple is most commonly known as kalangamal kathatha vinyagar, for curing all mental worries by the blessings of lord vinayaga. grass garland is the favorite offering to vinayaga. there are four daily rituals host in the temple which scheduled as morning, noon, evening and night. Thursday is the main praying day of Abath sagayeswarar kovil, so that it celebrated 3rd thursday of tamil month masi in a grand way. temple has an amazing architecture, there different stories relate with this temple.


Abath sagayeswarar temple
Abath sagayeswarar temple

Abath sagayeswarar kovil is very huge and colorful in its structure, so that it will visible from few distance away from the temple. the sculptures are the prime highlight of the temple. the rajagopuram leading to the sanctum of kovil. kumbhakonam is the nearest city which is easily connect to the main cities of by buses at a distance of 15 km away from temple. kumbhakonam city has also the facilities of railway station and airport.

temple timings:
morning- 6.00 2am to 12.45 pm
evening- 4.00 pm to 8.30 pm

Sri Abath Sagayeswarar Temple, Alangudi
Thiruvarur District – 612 801.

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