India | Tamil Nadu | Kumbakonam

Sivapuranathar Temple

Sivapuranathar Temple is situated at Sivapuram, 5 km south-east of Kumbakonam in Thanjavur District. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Spread over an area of about 1.3 acre, the temple contains many inscriptions related to the history of the place. The goddess of the temple is Periyanayaki. The temple teertham is Surya Teertham and the sthala vriksham (sacred tree) is shanbagamaram. The main festival is celebrated in the month of Karthikai. Sivaratri and Navaratri are also celebrated here.

Updated on 7th October, 2005
District: Thanjavur
Location: Kumbakonam    


Copyright 2014 by Online Highways LLC. Enjoy some India trivia. Send Us Your Comments