Many localites may not know about this temple. Yeah! That’s the type of place I always hunt and find and fall in love with!!! And this particular find was not mine, but my mom’s!!!
From the Thyagesar Temple, we were on our way to go to the Kuruvi Rameshwaram Temple, which is also called Thirupalli Mukkoodal. The Lord Shiva here is called the Mukkan Nathar aka Thrinethra Swami. The Goddess here is called Anjanaatchi aka Mymevukanni. This temple is considered as the Triveni Sangamam of South. Now, what’s this Triveni Sangamam. It’s the joining point of the 3 holy rivers – The Ganges, Yamuna and the mystical Sarawathi.
Enroute to the Kuruvi Rameshwaram from Thyagesar Temple, one more temple is found. Its called Keke Ramkey!!! Yeah, I know that sounds way too funny!!! Actually it’s the shortened names of Gayakarai aka Ramarkarai!!!
Somehow this face in one of the gopurams of the temple reminded me of classical greek sculptures!!!
Coming soon with the rest of the temples in the temple tour of Tiruvarur.
To Reach There:
From Thanjavur/Tanjore – 70 km to the east
From Trichy – 124 km to the east
From Kumbakonam – 42 km to the south east
From Tiruvarur the Kekkarai Road (Gayakarai Road, but locals understand only if referred to as Kekkarai), has to be taken and just past the railway crossing is the Kekkarai locality. From there in 1 km is a bridge from where the road splits into 2. The road to the left has to be taken which leads to Kuruvi Rameshwaram. Enroute is Kasi Viswanathar Temple.
To Stay: Thiruvarur has several low & middle end local hotels & lodges.
Dedicated to my Mom & Pop.