Gajendra Varathan Temple is located at
(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
and Santanakrishnan. The main festival here is Gajendra Moksham celebrated in the month of Pankuni (mid March - mid April). Others include Vaikuntha Ekadasi
and Akshaya Tritiyai. The nearest railhead is at Papanasam (2 km).