Sri Kuberapureeswarar temple

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Overview

Kuberapureeswarar Temple-A son named Pulasthya was born from the mind power of Creator Brahmma – Manasa Puthra.  Vishwaras was then born to Pulasthya.  Though belonging to the Rishi tradition, Vishwaras married a demon lady Kekasi whose heritage is noted for cruel qualities.  She delivered two sons Ravana and Kumbakarna and a daughter Surpanaka representing cruelty.  She also delivered Vibhishana and Kubera then.  Ravana and Kubera were Shiva devotees.  Vibishana was Vishnu devotee.  Kumbakarna was devotee of his great-grandfather Brahmma.  Surpanaka was the most wicket one without any soft quality only searching for men to quench her physical lust.
The story goes that Kubera travelled to Thanjavur to worship Lord Shiva.  There was a Shiva temple, small in size, at the border of Thanjavur before the Pragadeeswarar temple came into being.  The Lord Thanjapureeswarar meaning the Lord offers asylum to those surrender to Him.  When Kubera lost all his wealth and position to Ravana, he was visiting all Shiva temples to get back his due.  Thanjavur was the last representing the name of the Lord.  In the days following, the name changed as Thanjaavur.  The Lord is also known by the name Kuberapureeswarar.
 

Location

Country
India
State
Tamil Nadu
City
Thanjavur
Location
Thanjavur
Address
Sri Kuberapureeswarar temple,Thanjavur,Tamil Nadu State,Pin-613008.
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Near Cities
Nearest Bus Terminal
Thanjavur
Nearest Railway Station
Thanjavur (TJ)
Nearest Airport
Tiruchirapally Civil Airport Airport
IN
latitude : 10.765399930 longitude :78.709701540
Corporation : Tiruchirappally
GPS Code : VOTR
Open Year
11th century
Dedicated To
Cholas
Visiting Hours
6.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.

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