Kasi Viswanatha Swami Temple, Keela Chintamani

Sri Kasi Viswanatha Swami temple is positioned in the remote village cited as Keela Chintamani, in the district of Tiruchchirappalli, in the state of Tamil Nadu in South India. The main deities of this temple are Sri Kasi Viswanathaswami, Vaidyanathar, Ekambareswarar, Sundareswarar, Jambukeswarar (Lord Shiva) and his consorts are Sri Visalakshi, Thaiyalnayaki. Kanchi Kamakshi Meenakshi, Akhilandeswari.

The holy tree of this temple is Vilwa. The holy water of this temple is Cauvery. The agamam or pooja of this temple is called as Kaarana Aagamam. This temple is just 500-1000 years old in this region. The historical name of this zone is Keela Chintamani.

The main religious festivals of this shrine are Chitra Poornima in April-May, Thai Aattru Thiruvizha in January-February,  Vaikasi Visakam in May-June, Vinayaka Chaturthi in August-September,  Navarathri during September-October, Tamil and English New Year days,           Makar Sankranti, Special pujas are performed in the temple for Lord and Ambica on Deepavali,  Thai Poosam in January-February, Pradosha days – 13th day of New Moon or Full Moon days, procession of Lord in Kailash Vahan, 29 day Masi Magam Brammotsavam in May-June, Skanda Sashti in October-November, Deepavali in October-November, Panguni Uthiram in March-April and 10 day Aadi Pooram in July-August are celebrated grandly with special pujas.

It is to be noted that this tree doesn’t blossom on any other day of the year. The main deity Lord graces for pilgrims and devotees from the sanctum sanctorum as a Swayambu Linga. It also largely attracts a large number of people to this particular temple in order to witness the specialty.

Address – Sri Kasi Viswanatha Swami temple, Keela Chintamani, Tiruchchirappalli, Tamil Nadu

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