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Sri Brahadeeswarar Temple

Built by the great Chola King, Raja Raja I in the 10th Century AD is an outstanding example of Chola architecture.


Also known as Peruvudaiyarkovil , Brihadisvara Temple Thanjai Periyakovil (Thanjavur Big temple). UNESCO declared Brihadisvara temple as World Heritage site. Archaeological Survey of India renovated and declared the temple as protected monument.


The Nandi (the divine vehicle of Lord Shiva) The Nandi is 12 feet tall, 191/2 feet long and 81/4 feet wide.

Name of Deity                 Lord Brahadeeshwarar / Goddess Peruvudayar
Name of Mother              Lord Brahan Nayagi Amman/Goddess Periyanayagi
Pooja Kalams                 Four
Pooja Time                     From 7.00 am -12.00 Noon & 4.00pm – 8.30 pm 
Sacred Tree                    Vanni Tree.