Lord Shiva is worshiped as Agastheeswarar and Mother Goddess is also worshipped as Dharma Samvardini.
Prathyangira Devi murti is black in color wears crescent moon on the head and she holds trident, pasa, damaru and is accompanied by Goddess Lakshmi and Saraswathi.
Shiva’s manifestation of Sharabha is also worshipped in the temple. The belief is that Sharabha appeared to control the Narasimha avatar of Vishnu. Prathyangira Devi is believed to have appeared from the forehead of Sharabha.
Nikumbala Yajna performed on no moon days attracts thousands of devotees. It is performed to defeat enemies, to get jobs, to progress in work and business, for early marriage and for regaining lost position and items. Those having trouble with Shani in horoscope also perform the yajna.
Nikumbala Yajna is a an elaborate yajna in which 108 items are used including fruits, chilies, vegetables, nuts, silk saris etc.
The wonder in this temple is that even though several bags of chillies are used in yajna, the spicy smoke emanating from the yajna doest not create any sort of problems like itching to eyes etc.
Morning Darshan is from
5:30 AM to 11:00 AM
Evening Darshan is from
4:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Kumbakonam town is around 6 km from the temple.
Sri. A.N.Dhandabani Gurukkal,
Thirunageswram - 612204, Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu
Phone: +914352463414 & +914352464452