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Chakkarapani Temple

Nr. River Cauvery, Kumbakonam 612001, India
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An Important Vaishnavaite Temple in Kumbakonam

Kumbakonam is also called Bhaskara Kshethra because of Chakrapani Temple. It is one of the Three... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
KRAMA200
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Seattle, Washington
Lord Vishnu Temple and Lord Appears in the form of Chakra

This Temple is located Around 2 kms from Kumbakonam Bus stand and Lord Vishnu Appears in Cahkra... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
SURYA K
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Hyderabad, India
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Nr. River Cauvery, Kumbakonam 612001, India
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Kumbakonam is also called Bhaskara Kshethra because of Chakrapani Temple. It is one of the Three Vishnu Temple which every visitor visits. Chakrapani is the Lord born of Chkra of Lord Suryanarayana to vanquish the demon Jalandasuran. The Lord contained the ego of Sun God...More

Thank KRAMA200
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This Temple is located Around 2 kms from Kumbakonam Bus stand and Lord Vishnu Appears in Cahkra form. Kumbakonam City has 3 Vishnu Temples, this is one of those Temples.

Thank SURYA K
Reviewed 4 May 2017

A very good temple to visit located in the heart of the temple town of Kumbakonam; the temple requires one to climb up and down some steps - though not very large in number, but they are quite steep and is not comfortable for those...More

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Reviewed 3 February 2017

This temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu is one of the divyadeshams and the Lord is in the form of Chakrathazhvar.The temple is very big and there are many sannadhis of many God's. It is located close to Sarangapani temple and easily accessible.

1  Thank ranga411
Reviewed 3 February 2017

Superbly-crafted temple, and also a Vishnu temple with focus on Venkadachalapathi. Gorgeous architecture all around, with an ancient gopuram.

Thank Vignes C
Reviewed 1 November 2016

This temple is located inside the city easily accessible but there is n o parking place for cars as such.

Thank Pradeep T
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Chakrapani temple is a nice temple tucked away in one corner of Kumbakonam. It is probably close to the cauvery river banks but not sure as there is no water in the cauvery these days. We visited this place as a part of our temple...More

Thank Pramod S
Reviewed 1 September 2016

We visited many God Vishnu temples and everywhere Chakarathazhvar is kept as one sannadhi. First time I seeing there is a temple for Chakarathazhvar by himself which is great... The temple is small and perumal looks so clear with sharp feature. I

Thank pushjag
Reviewed 11 April 2016

This temple is one of the important Vaishnavite temples in Kumbakonam . All Alwars sang about the glory of this temple in their hymns. This temple was built by Nayak kings between 13th and 16th centuries. In 1620 Govinda Dikshitar, Diwan of Nayak kings, who...More

1  Thank somaseshug
Reviewed 6 March 2016 via mobile

Nice temple , smaller but God inside temple is good , Krishna temple , really nice temple , small and simple but pleasant place :-)

Thank praveenavrur
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