Main Deity : Sri Aadhi kambatta Viswanathar Swamy(Form of Shiva)

Ambal : Sri Nidhiyammai

Divine Theertham: Balavitheertham, Dhoomakedhu Theertham

Sthala Vriksham: Jasmine (Malligai).

AMAZING FEATURE OF THIS TEMPLE

This temple explains why Kumbakonam is a greatest temple town to attain Moksha(liberation from birth and death).

Significance of this temple : Kambattam is the place where the Cholas made coins. Hence the Deity here got the name Adhikambatta Viswanadhar. Here Saint Moorkanayanar engaged himself in gambling.

Temple History : Once upon a time this area was full of jungle. This place was called as ‘Malathivanam’.On that time there was a sage named “Dhoomakedhu” lived in near by village called udayagiri. One day Dhoomakedhu was checking which is the greatest shrine that will get him divine and understood he needs to go to Kumbakonam. When Dhoomakedhu reached this place (Malathivanam) , he saw a Shiva Linga in this temple. He also saw a temple tank to take bath. He stayed there itself for many days, and continuously worshipping Lord Shiva. Lord Shiva was happy to see Dhoomakedhu’s dedication and spirituality he offered a boon. Dhoomakedhu requested Lord Shiva to give a God name as Viswanathar, Goddess name as Ananda Valli. He also requested the temple tank to be called after his name. Lord shiva told Dhoomakedhu that he will give the names as requested by him. Temple Timings : 7.00 am to 12.00 noon – 4.00 pm to 8.30 pm

 

Pooja Details : Two times a day.

Temple Festivals : Purattasi – Navaratri,

Margazhi – Thiruvadhirai,

Panguni – Uthiram.

Nearest Town : Kumbakonam. Address : Sri Adhigambatta Viswanathar Temple, Near Mounaswami Madam, Kumbakonam (Po.), Kumbakonam (Tk), Thanjavur (Dt).

 

How to Reach

BY BUS : Bus This temple is located in Kumbakonam – Tanjore route. This is located in 2 KM from Kumbakonam bus stand

BY TRAIN : Train The Nearest station is Kumbakonam. Click Here for Details

TRAIN : 1

TRAIN NUMBER: 16853, TRAIN NAME : TRICHY EXPRESS, TRAIN FROM : MS, TRAIN DEPARTURE AT : 08:15, TRAIN TO : KMU, TRAIN ARRIVAL AT : 14:08, DISTANCE (IN KMS): 312, TRAIN TRAVEL TIME : 05:53

TRAIN : 2

TRAIN NUMBER: 16105, TRAIN NAME : TIRUCHENDUR EXP, TRAIN FROM : MS, TRAIN DEPARTURE AT : 16:05, TRAIN TO : KMU, TRAIN ARRIVAL AT : 21:39, DISTANCE (IN KMS): 312, TRAIN TRAVEL TIME : 05:34

TRAIN : 3

TRAIN NUMBER: 16101, TRAIN NAME : RAMESWARAM EXP, TRAIN FROM : MS, TRAIN DEPARTURE AT : 21:40, TRAIN TO : KMU, TRAIN ARRIVAL AT : 03:04, DISTANCE (IN KMS): 312, TRAIN TRAVEL TIME : 05:24

TRAIN : 4

TRAIN NUMBER: 16179, TRAIN NAME : MANNAI EXP, TRAIN FROM : MS, TRAIN DEPARTURE AT : 22:00, TRAIN TO : KMU, TRAIN ARRIVAL AT : 03:24, DISTANCE (IN KMS): 312, TRAIN TRAVEL TIME : 05:24

TRAIN : 5

TRAIN NUMBER: 16183, TRAIN NAME : UZHAVAN EXPRESS, TRAIN FROM : MS, TRAIN DEPARTURE AT : 23:30, TRAIN TO : KMU, TRAIN ARRIVAL AT : 05:54, DISTANCE (IN KMS): 312, TRAIN TRAVEL TIME : 06:24

TRAIN : 6

TRAIN NUMBER: 12084, TRAIN NAME : JAN SHATABDI EX, TRAIN FROM : CBE, TRAIN DEPARTURE AT : 07:10, TRAIN TO : KMU, TRAIN ARRIVAL AT : 12:23, DISTANCE (IN KMS): 331, TRAIN TRAVEL TIME : 05:13

TRAIN : 7

TRAIN NUMBER: 16106, TRAIN NAME : TCN CHENNAI EXP, TRAIN FROM : TEN, TRAIN DEPARTURE AT : 20:40, TRAIN TO : KMU, TRAIN ARRIVAL AT : 05:03, DISTANCE (IN KMS): 406, TRAIN TRAVEL TIME : 08:23

TRAIN : 8

TRAIN NUMBER: 16102, TRAIN NAME : CHENNAI EXPRESS, TRAIN FROM : RMD, TRAIN DEPARTURE AT : 18:00, TRAIN TO : KMU, TRAIN ARRIVAL AT : 00:04, DISTANCE (IN KMS): 300, TRAIN TRAVEL TIME : 06:04

TRAIN : 9

TRAIN NUMBER: 16232, TRAIN NAME : MAILADUTURAI EXP, TRAIN FROM : SBC, TRAIN DEPARTURE AT : 19:00, TRAIN TO : KMU, TRAIN ARRIVAL AT : 05:43, DISTANCE (IN KMS): 511, TRAIN TRAVEL TIME : 10:43

 

Hotel Near Aadhi Kambatta Viswanathar Temple, Kumbakonam :

Sivamurugan Hotels

60 Feet Main Road, | Near New Bus Stand,

Kumbakonam 612 001, India

Ph: 096000 00384

 

  1. Sara Regency

45/1 Chennai Road, Kumbakonam 612002, India

Ph:082200 05555

 

  1. Quality Inn VIHA

New Railway Road, Kumbakonam,

Tanjore, Tamil Nadu 612001

Trichy Road, Namakkal

Ph: 0435 255 5555

 

  1. Hotel Green Park

No. 10, Lakshmi Vilas Street,

Kumbakonam, South India – 612001.

Ph :(0435) – 2402853 / 2403914

 

  1. Hotel Vinayaga – Kumbakonam

132C, Kamaraj Road,

Kumbakonam- 612 001

Tamilnadu, India

Tele : +91 435 240 03 56

Telefax : +91 435 240 03 57

Mobile: +91 822 001 9 122

 

Reservation No: +91 4296 272 110

Restaurant Near Aadhi Kambatta Viswanathar Temple, Kumbakonam : 1. Venkatramanaa Hotel

No 40, TSR Big Street, Kumbakonam HO,

Kumbakonam – 612001, Near Gandhi Park

Ph : +(91)-9442130736

 

2.Sri Balaji Bhavan

1, Sasthra College Road,

Kumbakonam HO, KUMBAKONAM – 612001

Ph : +(91)-435-2424578

3.Hotel Shanmuga Bhavan

16, Kumbeswarar South Street,

Kumbakonam HO, KUMBAKONAM – 612001

Ph:+(91)-435-2433962

4.Gowri Shankar Hotel

No 47, John Selvaraj Nagar,

Kumbakonam HO, Kumbakonam – 612001

Ph : +(91)-9443131276 , +(91)-435-2431177

tel : (91)-435-2430736

 

5.Rayas Garden Restaurant

No 18 Rayas Hotel, Head Post Office Road,

Kumbakonam HO, Kumbakonam – 612001

Ph :+(91)-435-2423170, 2423171, 2423172, 2423173″

 

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