Ramaswamy Kumbakonam

Ramaswamy, Kumbakonam

Vaishnavite Temples, Thanjavur District


Rama with Sita, Brothers and Anjaneya, facing North



Other Deities

Ganesha, Bhoovaraha Swamy, Perumal with Sreedevi and Bhoodevi

Ramaswamy Temple, Kumbakonam is a medium sized but grand temple with a large 5 tiered Rajagopuram, two Prakarams and a large mantapa filled with exquisite carvings. Lord Rama is seen here in a seated position with his brothers just as he would have been in Ayodhya. Hanuman is seen with a Veena in one hand and Ramayana written in palm leaves in another hand as if he is musically reciting Ramayana to the Lord, his Brothers and Sita.

Holy Water (Theertham) – No information

Sacred Tree (Sthala Vriksham) – No information


Ramaswamy Kumbakonam was built by Raghu Nadha Nayak between 1600 – 1634 CE.


Ramaswamy Kumbakonam was built to represent the Ramayana and the coronation scene is depicted here.


Ramaswamy Kumbakonam is in the center of the town south of the Someswara Temple and visible across the road.

Stay and Food

Kumbakonam has many excellent hotels and restaurants. Being a very busy area it is advisable to make your bookings early.

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