Karuveli, Thiruvarur District, Tamilnadu

Maha Kumbabishekam

Ashtabandhana Maha Kumbabishekam at Sri Sarvangasundari sametha Sarguneswarar Temple, Karuveli happened amidst thousands of devotees on 30th June 2017. Commenced with Vigneswara Pooja on 26th June 2017 a number of religious events happened which can be viewed in the Gallery.

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Sri Sarguneswarar

Sri Sarvangasundari sametha Sarguneswarar Temple

KUMBABISHEKAM 2017

Welcome to Thiru Karuvili Kottitai

Sri Sarvangasundari sametha Sarguneswarar Temple is situated at Sarguneswarapuram Village, widely known as Karuveli lies on the banks of Arasalar, a branch of Cauvery River. Having a rich History of more than a thousand years, the Temple has been referred as Thirukaruvili Kottitai by Tamil Saivite Saint Thirunavukkarasar in ‘Padhigam Pathu’.

Restored back to it’s glory by renovation and reconstruction from the Great Rajendra Chola’s quondam, the Temple presents itself as an immense structure to the entering devotee.

Temple History

Known history of the Temple dates back to 300A.D. is sung by Saint poet Thirunavukkarasar

Image Gallery

Explore Image Galleries of various festivals & events at Sri Sarguneswarar Temple, Karuveli

Reach Karuveli

Located just 22 Kms from Kumbakonam, Karuveli is an easily accessible location.

LATEST BLOG ARTICLES

Restored to former glory

The inscriptions around the walls indicate that the temple is a very ancient one patronised by Cholas. But who the real builder of this temple was, has to be probed and established by deciphering the inscriptions seen on its walls.

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சிலிர்க்க வைக்கும் உண்மைகள்

கருவேலி இன்று நேற்று தோன்றிய கோயிலென்று. திட்டமாக 3500 வருடங்களுக்கு முன் இக்கோயில் அத்ரி, கச்யபர் அனுக்ரஹம் பெற்ற ஒரு அந்தணரின் தவ வலிமையால் தோன்றியது.

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Facts & Figures

  • Sri Sarvanga Sundari sametha Sarguneswarar Temple, Karuveli belongs to 300 A.D. according to known History
  • Reconstruction & rehabilitation has been done in the period of King Rajendra Chola, illustrious son of Rajaraja  Chola the Great.
  • Temple built with Chola architecture using traditional methods which still stands high
  • Sung by the great Saint Poet Thirunavukkarasar as “Go to Kottittai before Yama comes and worship Sarguneswara”
  • Special Pujas and Homams conducted by ‘Sri Sarguneswara Kainkarya Sabha’
  • Scenic small village of Karuveli with a beautiful Tank surrounds the Temple

During the year 1990 Thiru V.Krishnamurthy the former Chairman of BHEL, Maruti and SAIL and his brother Thiru V.Vaidyanathan, President, Kalki Group of Publications, natives of the village Karuveli took it upon themselves to reconstruct and renovate an ancient temple soaked in its own glorious history.

Due to their efforts the Kumbabishekam was performed in 1997. Though transformed from a completely different shape to the unique one seen presently, this temple stands proudly and tall as a majestic reminder of days gone by, but still inspiring faith and belief to those who enter its domain. Thus was the rebirth of Sri Sarvaanga Sundhari Sametha Sarguneswarar Temple – Karuveli.

Events

  1. Shasti

    October 25
  2. Pradosham

    November 1 @ 12:00 am
  3. Annabhishekam

    November 3 @ 12:00 am
  4. Krithigai

    November 5 @ 12:00 am
  5. Sankadahara Chaturthi

    November 7 @ 12:00 am
  6. Pradosham

    November 15 @ 12:00 am
  7. Shasti

    November 24 @ 12:00 am
  8. Pradosham

    December 1 @ 12:00 am
  9. Krithigai

    December 2 @ 12:00 am
  10. Sankadahara Chaturthi

    December 6 @ 12:00 am

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