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Sacred Tank ,But Dry

This is one of the Sacred Tanks for Hindus where a Festival is held once in Twelve Years named... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Seattle, Washington

Such a beautiful and sacred tank, where the Southern Kumbh Mela is held. But very sad to see the... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
New Delhi, India
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“holy water” (5 reviews)
“holy dip” (4 reviews)
Kumbakonam, India
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is one of the Sacred Tanks for Hindus where a Festival is held once in Twelve Years named Mahamaham. A dip here is supposed to wash all sins. Unfortunately at present the tank is dry and sad to watch. Hope water flows soon.

Thank KRAMA200
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

Such a beautiful and sacred tank, where the Southern Kumbh Mela is held. But very sad to see the tank fully dry...

Thank Ceebee55
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Mahamaham Tank is Largest Pond tank I have ever seen,This is famous for the event called Mahamaham which will be held once in 12 years,that event is similar to kumbamela on Kasi(Varanasi) ,The whole town will be crowded during that day.During Mahamaham event all people...More

Thank SIVA S
Reviewed 31 July 2017

this is a huge temple tank in kumbakonam.this is in the heart of the town.this is the largest temple tank in tamilnadu.The tank is surrounded by 16 small Mandapams and has 21 wells inside the tank.

Thank raja p
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

As told this is a famous water tank. But the places surrounding it is very dirty. It is situated in the heart of the city, so can be visited easily. Govt should come forward to protect such wonderful places.

1  Thank solomon_paulraj
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

The tank is quite big and looks gorgeous but without even a single drop of water. But could imagine how marvelous it would look during the festival. There are lots of shops around it. Its a great happening place. Shops are of good standard and...More

Thank Bhavani N
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Nothing to comment as there was no water but in the early morning local goes for morning walk and nearby Kashi Vishwanath temple was good

Thank abhik_fe
Reviewed 5 June 2017

We went in the month of june. Not a drop of water. Hence unbelievable about the tank myth. May be we people have committed that much sins

Thank satish1962
Reviewed 27 May 2017

This is a holy tank where the heavenly nectar and seeds of life is believed to have spilled after the vessel containing them was broken by God Shiva who turned a hunter for that purpose. The tank used to contain lot of water throughout the...More

Thank Mohan2013
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We had visited this holy tank during our vacation in Kumbakonam. We were staying in Rayas Grand hotel right opposite the tank. It was Maha Shiva ratri and we found pilgrims taking a dip in the holy waters of the tank. We saw many small...More

Thank Kaushik G
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Response from yanyue | Reviewed this property |
it is from 22nd feb. and it continues within 1 mandhara:41days
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