Agneeswarar temple, famous for worship planets in Tamill Nadu – thirukattupalli
popular festivals, theerthas and pooja timings at Agneeswarar temple
Agneeswarar kovil is one of the navagraha temples in tamilnadu located at thanjavure, worship lord agneeswara as in the fire form. the temple is famous for worshiping one of the nine planets. there are thousands of devotees reach here to fulfill their wishes especially in case of removing the obstacles against marriage, excellence in education also for wealth and health. as fire is worshiped temple known as agneeswaram. it follows a pure dravida style of architecture. there are many sub shrines situated along with the principal deity.
the architecture of agneeswarar kovil is an amazing one it holds five tier architecture with huge rajagopuram., which built during the period of chola emperors. holy water sources occupying in the temple compound called theerthas they are surya theertham, kudumurutty river and agni theertham. agnitheertham occupying in the form of a well. vilwa s the temple tree of this temple. there are four daily rituals holds in the temple. lord vishnu installed as a separate shrine. it is believed that agni dev relieved from his curse in this temple. also the shrines for dakshinamoorthy and durga in the complex.
Masi magam is the main temple festival which usually falls in the february or march months, sivarathi is also celebrate here in a grand way. aippasi annabhishekam, pangui uthram, margazhi thiriruvadirai. the recent maha kumbhabhishekam performed in the year of 1983. it will easy to catch the destination by different modes of transportation. buses services are easily available from Tiruchi, Thanjavur, Tirukandiyur, Tiruvaiyaru and Kallanai. The temple situated on Tiruvaiyaru-Kallanai road. the nearest rail head to the temple is tanjavure. the nearest possible airport to agneeswarar kovil is trichy at a distance of 40 km
morning- 5.30 am to 12 noon
evening- 4.00 pm to 9.00 pm
Address: Kanjanoor, Tamil Nadu 609804
Phone: 0435 247 373