Naganadhaswami temple, one among navagraha temples in Tamil Nadu


Naganadhaswami temple, dedicate to kedhu one of nine planets at thirunageswaram

Naganadhaswami temple is the holy space for installing one of the nine planets kethu so that it also known as kedhu sthala. sri naganadha swamy is the main deity of the temple, except naganathswami, there is a separate installation for kedhu. which located at keezhaperumapallam village in tamil nadu. it was built during the period of chola kings, it has a great raja gopuram with three tiered architecture. except the prime deity the separate installation for sub deities such as muruga, ganesa, nataraja and ambal. the scared water source occupying in the temple compound is called naga theertham. naganadhaswami temple located along with cauvery river.

Brahmotsavam is the great event hosts at the temple annually, which usually falls in november or december months, lasts for 10 days and ending with the last sunday of the ceremony, all days of the festival there will be the procession of deity carried out out side of the temple. eat ending day of brahmotsavam festival procession of all deities will takes place in the temple. sekkizhar vaigasi pooja is one of the main ritual hosting in the temple in june month. navarathri pooja, which is the special event relate with goddess durga. sivarathri is celebrate for three days every year, sivarathri day of naganadhaswami temple close relate with rahu, because rahu prayed to shiva at this spot for having the relief from his curse.


Naganadhaswami temple
Naganadhaswami temple

There are six daily rituals mainly conducts here. bamboo is the holy temple tree of naganadhaswami temple. it located 7 km east to kumbhakonam. frequent bus services are available from kukmbhakonam to main other cities. the closest rail head is focused at thirunageswaram which is only having 2 km distance to the temple. the nearest airport is at thanjavure at a distance of 55 km.

pooja timings:-
morning- 6.00 am to 12. noon
evening- 3.00 pm to 8.00 pm

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