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Kabisthalam - Krishnaranya Kshetram

Thirukkavithalam, also known as Kabisthalam, is situated in Thanjavur District and is 3 km north of Papanasam. It is one of the five Krishnaranya Kshethrams (others are Thirukannapuram, Thirukkannamangai, Thirukkannangudi and Thirukkovilur). The gopuram of the temple is built in three nilai (floor).

The temple enshrines Shri Gajendra Varadhan (Lord Vishnu) in reclining posture on Adisesha (Anantha), facing east. Uthsavar here is Shri Varadharajar.

Thirukkavithalam is 3 km from Papanasam Railway Station. The place is located on the Kumbakonam- Thiruvayaru bus route.

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


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