Sarangapani Temple History, Timings, Darshan and Pooja details
As per the Legend, Sage Brigu thought of testing Trinity to offer Havissu. Brigu Visited Satya Loka and cursed Lord Brahma as Lord Brahma paid no attention towards the Sage. Sage Brigu Cursed Lord Siva that he is worshipped in Linga form only as his entry was restricted. Sage Brigu kicked Lord Vishnu on His Right chest in anger as Lord Vishnu unnoticed the Sage. Brigu said that his motive is to Right among the Trinity for his offering. Brigu realized and pleaded Goddess for the mistake. Sage requested Goddess Lakshmi that she should be born as his daughter. Mother Lakshmi happily accepted the request and advised him to perform penance. Sage did penance in Kumbakonam on the banks of Hema Pushkarini. Sage found the Goddess in a Lotus in the Pushkarini and named her as Komalavalli. It is said that Lord Vishnu descended to the earth in a chariot to marry Goddess Lakshmi, the Goddess of Wealth. As Lord Carried Bow when came for the Goddess, Hence the name Sarangapani.
This is one of the 108 holy abodes of Lord Vishnu. The temple tower is a 11 tiered structured and stands 165 ft in height.
Important Festival Dates at this temple
|Feb-Mar||Masi float festival|
|Dec-Jan||Margazhi Vaikunda Ekadasi|
Sarangapani Temple Timings
Morning Hours: 7:00 am – 12:00 pm
Evening Hours: 5:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The above-mentioned timings might change on special days.
How to reach Sarangapani Temple?
- The nearest airport is at Tiruchirapalli which is 102 Km away.
- The nearest railway station is at Kumbakonam which is 2.5 Km away.
- The direct bus is available from Kumbakonam, Trichy to the temple.
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