Thirukkudandai


KshetramBhaskara Kshetram
Perumal (Lord)*Sarangapani, Araamudan(Aparyaptamrutan)* Posture: Adisesha sayanam (Udyoda Sayanam) Thirumugamandalam: East
Thayar(Lakshmi)*Komalavalli* – Padi Thanda Pathni*.*
PushkarniHema Pushkarani, Potrammarai, Cauvery nadhi, Arasalaru.
VimanamVaideeha Vimanam (Veda Veda Vimanam).
PratyakshamHema Maharishi, Thiru-mahisai azhwar.
MangalasashanBoodathazhwar (2), Peyazhwar (2), Tirumazhisai Azhwar (7), Nammazhwar (11), Periazhwar(3), Andal (1) & Tirumangai Azhwar (25). Total – 51 pasurams.
VisheshSriman nadamuni got back the 4000 Divya Prabhanda which was lost to mankind when he heard the Aara-amude Pasuram (Nammazhwar – Tiruvoimozhi) being sung at this temple. The Lord has the pose of Utthanasayee as He got up at the request of Tirumazhisai Azhwar (Kidandavaru ezundiru) and hence called Aravamudha Azhwan and the Azhwar Tirumazhisaipiran (Piran – Lord). The (Chariot) and the Chitra (April – may) festival is very famous, a special Prabhanda – Tiruvezhukootrirukkai of Tirumangai Azhwar is entirely composed on this chariot.The temple itself is constructed in black stones in the form of a chariot. Sri Ramaswami Temple and Chakrapani Temple are important temples in this town. Lord Chakrapani seen with Astabujas (Eight Hands) is considered the younger brother of Lord Aaravamuda. Sri Ramaswami temple is in Pattabhisheka ( Coronation) kolam with Bharata, Shatrugana, Lakshman and seeta along with Anjaneya with Veena. The place is called Kumabakonam as the Amrut Kumbha (vessel) with all material for the creation of this world settled here.
RouteAbout 1.5 km from Kumbakonam Station on the Madras-Trichy Main line.