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Address: Valangaiman Taluk | Alangudi, Thiruvarur 612801, India
06:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 20:45
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Sun - Sat 06:00 - 13:00
16:00 - 20:45

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Temple for Lord Guru (Jupiter)

This temple is dedicated for Lord Guru (Dhakshinamoorthy). Located in Alangudi village, is a very powerful temple. Lord Guru is considered one of the most important grahas... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 18 November 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

This temple is dedicated for Lord Guru (Dhakshinamoorthy). Located in Alangudi village, is a very powerful temple. Lord Guru is considered one of the most important grahas (planets). Anyone who seek blessing from Lord Guru must visit this temple. For whom Guru is not in good then they must definitely visit this temple. Visiting this temple will definitely create remarkable... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 April 2016

It is believed to get all the good things in life one would visit this temple and have darsan of Guru; Do not forget to pray main deity Siva .named Aabhathsakayewwarar.Thursdays are very special for this temple. this temple is around 18 Kms from Kumbakonam.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2015

Roads are better and connected from kumbakonam, it will take 30 minutes by car, temple parking is available, and temple opens at 4pm, see Shiva first and then guru, multiple queues to see peacefully or do archana or do special pooja, overall the visit is peaceful and no pushing around.

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Bengaluru, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 October 2014

This is the foremost of guru stalam which is dedicated to Guru Bhagwan (Jupiter), not a very big temple as in case of shiva temple in Tamilnadu, either it is not very small too. Situated in a Hamlet far away from the town or city chaos, peacefull, clam, drive through the place via lush fields. donating yellow cloth, or wheat... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2014

The experience was marred when we visited this temple by the parking attendants. They were pushing to collect the parking charges without providing any facilities for the same. Even the request for paying the charges after returning from the temple were rejected and they said we had to pay before entering the temple! They were rude and unapologetic about it.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2012

Alangudi Lord Guru Bhagavan or Lord Dakshinamurthy is one of the "Navagrahas" and is referred to the planet Jupiter, and Alangudi is the "Guru Stalam" dedicated to the planet Jupiter. Thursday is an auspisious day for Lord Guru Bhagavan. Alangudi is roughly 19 kms away from Kumbakonam on Kumbakonam – Needamangalam – Mannargudi road in Tiruvarur district.

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