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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.

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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.

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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.

 

 

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