Sri Gowthameswarar Temple, Thanjavur

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  • This is a wonderful Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva. It is located on the eastern bank of the Mahamaham Tank, Kumbakonam. The outside of the building is beautiful and has amazing carvings. There... 
    This is a wonderful Hindu temple dedicated to Shiva. It is located on the eastern bank of the Mahamaham Tank, Kumbakonam. The outside of the building is beautiful and has amazing carvings. There...  more »
  • We had visited this small Shiva temple located at a walking distance from MahaMaham tank during our holidays in Kumbakonam. We had gone during Shiva ratri festival and temple was beautifully... 
    We had visited this small Shiva temple located at a walking distance from MahaMaham tank during our holidays in Kumbakonam. We had gone during Shiva ratri festival and temple was beautifully...  more »
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  • Temple associated with Rishi Gautam. It has Very high positive energy atmosphere and one can feel it. There is Gautam Rishi sannidhi in rear side of temple.
  • The moolavar presiding deity, is found in his manifestation as Gauthameswarar. His consort, Parvati, is known as Soundara Nayaki. The thread around the kumba fell in this place and the linga was formed. It is said that Gowthama muni to get rid of the sin due to killing of a cow worshipped the deity of the temple.Temple associated with Rishi Gautam. It has Very high positive energy atmosphere and one can feel it. There is Gautam Rishi sannidhi in rear side of temple.

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