Agastheeswarar Karuvalarcheri

Agastheeswarar, Karuvalarcheri

Saivite Temples, Thanjavur District


Agastheeswarar, facing east


Akilandeswari, facing east

Other Deities

Pradhana Vinayakar, Bhairava, Sage Agastya, Lopa Mudra, Nagarajar, Nagakannigai

Agastheeswarar Karuvalarcheri is a small east facing temple which is considered important for conception. It is also claimed by the priest here to be one of the temples people frequent for the conception to birth of a child along with two other temples – Thirukarigavur and Manakkal. The entrance is through a small gopuram in the east. There is also a small Vishnu temple adjacent.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No Information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No Information


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The goddess idol at Agastheeswarar Karuvalarcheri temple is said to have been installed by Sage Agastya. The lord is also believed to have shown his marriage vision to the sage.


Agastheeswarar Karuvalarcheri is about 7 kilometers south of Kumbakonam and can be reached from Maruthanallur and from the Kumbakonam to Nachiarkovil road right after the Swarnapureeswarar temple. See our map for the exact location

Stay and Food

None locally. Kumbakonam is the nearest. Mangalambika Coffee Hotel in the Kumbeswarar entrance shopping corridor is a good place for food. There are many other restaurants in Kumbakonam which serve good food too.

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