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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 28th July, 2014
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