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Gajendra Varathan Temple



Gajendra Varathan Temple is located at Kapisthalam (Papanasam), Thanjavur District. The chief diety is Lord Vishnu in the form of the legendary Gajendra vardhan. The temple is a three tiered gopuram with a single prakaram facing to the east. Separate worship place is there for Goddess Ramamanivalli. Other deities of the temple are Andal and Santanakrishnan. The main festival here is Gajendra Moksham celebrated in the month of Pankuni (mid March - mid April). Others include Vaikuntha Ekadasi Ram Navami and Akshaya Tritiyai. The nearest railhead is at Papanasam (2 km).


Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Tiruchirappalli
Location: Papanasam

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