Padal Petra Sthalam, Thanjavur District


Sivakozhundheeswarar, facing east


Periyanayagi, facing south

Other Deities

Vallava Vinayaka, Muruga, Nataraja, Gajalakshmi

Thirusakthimutham is a large east facing temple with a 5 tier Rajaopuram at the entrance. The outer Prakaram is large and the inner Prakaram is surrounded by a huge wall.

Holy Water (Theertham) – Soolatheertham, outside the temple

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – Not known


Thirunavukkarasar (7th Century CE) has rendered Thevaram hymns here at Thirusakthimutham.


The goddess is believed to have derived immense happiness after performing pooja to the Lord, embraced and kissed him. Thus the name Thirusakthimutham – Thiru Sakthi (Goddess Parvati) Mutham (Kiss).


Thirusakthimutham temple is adjacent to the Patteeswaram temple. Patteeswaram is 6 kilometers southwest of Kumbakonam. This particular area has many temples around and we advise you to refer to our map below and plan.

Stay and Food

Kumbakonam is the best option.

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