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INDIAN HINDU TEMPLE -THE SURYANAR TEMPLE TAMILNADU


How to reach Suryanar Temple
        The  Suryanar Koil is about 21 km from Swamimalai and 15 km from Kumbakonam. It is about 20 km from Mayiladuthurai on the Kumbakonam - Aduthurai – Mayiladuthurai Road. Aduthurai Railway Station is the nearest railway station. This temple covers an area of 30181 sq.ft. With a length and breadth of 750 feet, and 252 feet respectively.

Image Of  Lord Suryanar


The  Suryanar Koil temple is located about 1 km from Tirumangalakkudi which lies between Kumbakonam and Mayavaram, near Thanjavur, in Tamilnadu. This is the  the first of the 9 Navagraha Temples in Tamil Nadu.The Suryanar Koil is very famous  known as Surya Sthalam, Suryanaar Kovil is dedicated to the Sun God or Lord Surya, the first of Navagrahas . The other eight Navagrahas are seen facing the Sun God. Besides, Suriyanar Temple also embodies the shrines of Kasi Vishwanath, Visalakshi and Brihaspati (Guru) within the sanctum. The Koil Theertha Vinayakar (Ganesha or Pillayar) shrine is a prominent sculpture here. There are around 15 theerthams in the Suryanar Temple. The one which is located inside the temple is called as Jnana Koopam. The inscriptions from the period of Krishna Deva Raya speak about the endowments made to this temple. The nearby Poolaivala River is an added attraction to this temple.
The trust about the Suryanar Koil temple  :
It is whispered that those who are affected by 'Graha Dhosham' and negative influence of Lord Shani (Planet Saturn), Ashtama Shani and Janma Shani can visit Suryanar Koil to get relieved of their sufferings. Wheat, Red Lotus, Erukku  and Sakkarai Pongal are some of the offerings to worship the Lord. The other eight Navagrahas are seen facing the Sun God. There is a tank called Surya Pushkarni, which lies to the north of the Rajagopuram. This is considered as a sacred bathing ghat.


Suryanara Temple Tamilnadu

The Wallpaper  Suryanara Mandir

The Sun Temple Image

Suryanar Mandir

The Photo Of  Suryanar Sun Temple




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INDIAN HINDU TEMPLE Sri Surya Pahar

The Surya Pahar Mandir in Assam

     



Sri Surya Pahar, a convergence of the three religion of Jainism, Buddhism, and Hinduism, is a treasure trove of ancient monuments, is situated about 12 kms. Southeast of Goalpara, 136 kms northwest of Guwahati.The Surya Pahar mandir is also another famous religious place that is located near Dispur, in the state of Assam- in the city of Goalpara. It is visited by many people throughout the year, mainly due to the archaeological remains which are located around the temple in surya Pahar. Surya Pahar mandir is an earliest sun worship center.



About Sri Surya Pahar Mandir
               The temple was so designed that the first rays of the sun fell on the image of Surya, the Sun God, at the time equinoxes.Sri Surya Pahar can also be called a garden of medicinal plants, most of which awaits identification. The hills are also abode to rare primates and local legends claim that one less than a 100000 shivalingas dotted the hills but after centuries of neglect and pilferage, not all remain. All this together makes it a favored destination for naturalists and adventure tourists, in addition to religious tourists. Sri Surya Pahar stands identified as one of them. A carved stone slab, housed in the Surya Temple is worshipped as Surya. Various stories and legends are famous about this temple that attract a lot of tourists and devotees from all around the world.
The Surya Kund 
          This Suryakunda, also famous as Ramakunda, is a large rectangular stepped tank measuring 53.6 x 36.6 meters under the east face of sabhamandap used to store pure water. Devotees were required to perform ceremonial ablutions here before worshiping the Sun God.  The Suryakund is a finest example of geometry. It is proportioned with innumerable stone steps leading devotees down to its base. 108 miniature shrines are carved in between the steps inside the tank. Also number 108 considered to be auspicious by Hindus as Hindu rosary has same number of beads.



The Surya Pahar Temple

Wallpaper Surya Pahar Mandir

The Beauti Of  Surya Pahar Temlpe

Surya Pahar Temple Image

Arround The Surya Pahar Temple 


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