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Thiru Kabisthalam

Thiru Kavithalam or Kabisthalam is one of the 108 divya desam temples situated near Kumbakonam in Papanasam . The perumal in this sthalam is called ‘Gajendra Varadhan’.

The sthalapuranam of this temple is also associated with that of the elephant Gajendran . Gajendra performed pooja to Maha Vishnu using the lotus flowers from this pond . One day a crocodile caught Gajendra’s legs and there was a big struggle . The elephant was about lose the battle when cried ‘Adimoolamae’ seeking Sri Narayana’s help .Sri Narayana rescued the elephant Gajendra from the crocodile’s mouth using his ‘chakra’ cutting the neck of the crocodile. He then gave moksham ( salvation) to the elephant here .

The Moolavar of this temple is Sri Gajendra Varadhan. Moolavar in Kidantha Kolam in Bhujanga sayanam facing East . Prathyaksham for Anjaneyar and for Gajendran .

Thayar of this sthalam is Ramamani Valli (Potramaraiyaal).

Mangalasasanams The temple is revered by the verses of Tirumazhisai alwar .

Published by Ranjini Madhavan

Iam a homemaker who like to travel to spiritual places and like to share my spiritual tours , pictures and my personal tour experiences .Though am not expressive to put it in words thought it would be easy for others who likes to travel these places so that they may know what all places to be covered and a sweet memories for myself.

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