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Navagraha Pilgrimage Circuit around Kumbakonam

Hindu Pilgrimage | Navagraha Temples

Tirunageswaram Temple - Rahu Stalam - Photo Courtesy RSMN

Navagrahas simply mean nine planets and there are nine temple located in Tamil Nadu representing each. All nine of them are located within a 60 kms radius around Kumbakonam in Thanjavur district. Planets and temple combination are listed as under. These can be covered within 2 days ex-Kumbakonam

# Sun (Surya) - Sri Kasi Viswanathar
# Moon (Chandra) - Sri Kailasanathar
# Jupiter (Guru) - Sri Aabhatsakayeswarar
# North Lunar Node (Rahu) - Sri Naganathar
# Mercury (Bhudh) - Sri Swatharanyeswarar
# Venus (Shukra) - Sri Agneeswarar
# South Lunar Node (Ketu) - Sri Naganathar
# Saturn (Shani) - Sri Dharbaranyeswarar
# Mars (Chevvai) - Sri Vaitheeswarar

Typically one can visit these within two days.

Recommended stay: 1 or 2 nights  Season: Throughout

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