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Dakshinamurthy Temple at Alangudi near Kumbakonam
(Navagrahastalam, Paadal Petra Stalam)

Deities: Aabatsahayeswarar (Shiva) - Dakshinamurthy

This temple is held sacred to Guru - Jupiter and is known as a Gurustalam. The transit of Jupiter between Zodiac signs is celebrated with festivities. Aabatsahayeswarar - Shiva is the presiding deity here and the shrine to Dakshinamurthy is considered to be special.

Access and Accomodation: Kumbakonam

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