Suriyarkoil – Suriyan – Navagraha Temple – Kumbakonam

Navagraha : Suriya – Suriyan – Sun

The navagraha sthala for Suriyan near kumbakonam is Suriyanar Koil.

Suriyanar Kovil is located at Thirumangalakkudi, near Aduthurai. Aduthurai has a railway station. Aduthurai railway station is in Kumbakonam to Mayailaduthurai railway line.
Distance between Aduthurai to Suriyanarkoil – 2-3 km
Distance between Kumbakonam to Suriyanarkoil – 15 km
Distance between Mayiladuthurai to Suriyanarkoil – 21 km

Name of the Main deity : Sri Kasi Viswanathar

Temple Timing: 6.00 Am – 12.30 pm; 4.00 pm – 8.00 pm
Phone Number : 0435-2472349

Pooja material used for pooja/archana: Flower – Senthamarai (Red Lotus); Samithu – Erukku; Dhaniyam (Grain) – Godumai (Wheat); Cloth – Red colour; Dhoop – Sandal; Athi Devatha – Shiva;

Atchi : Simha; Utcham – Mesham; Neecham – Thulam;
Enemy Planets – Sukran and Shani
Friendly Planets – Budha

Festival: Ratha Sapthami, First sunday of Avani, First sunday of Karthikai and Vijayadasami will be celebrated very grandly.

More about Surya : (Thanks Wikipedia and other research texts)

Surya (Devanagari: सूर्य, sūrya) is the chief of Navagrahas.His
chariot is pulled by seven horses. Invoking Gayatri Mantra or
Adityahridayam, recited by the great sage Agastya to Rama on the warfield before the fight with Ravana.are known to please the Surya.

Surya represents soul, will-power, fame, the eyes, general vitality,
courage, kingship, father, highly placed persons and authority. He is
exalted in the sign Mesha(Aries) and is in decline in the sign Tula
(Libra). The strongest placement for Surya is directly overhead in the
10th house, and on the angles (the 1st, 4th and 7th houses). Surya is lord of three nakshatras viz.  Karthigai (Krittika), Uthram or Uthra (Uttara Phalguni) and Uthradam (Uttara Ashadha.)

Consort Suvarna & Chaaya The 12 mantras for surya namaskara:
Color Copper
Gender Associated Male 1. ॐ मित्राय नमः aum mitrāya namah
Element Fire 2. ॐ रवये नमः aum ravayé namah
God Agni 3. ॐ सूर्याय नमः aum sūryāya namah
Pratyadi Devataa rudra 4. ॐ भानवे नमः aum bhānavé namah
Metal Gold/Brass 5. ॐ खगय नमः aum khagāya namah
Gemstone Ruby 6. ॐ पुष्णे नमः aum pushné namah
Body Part Bone 7. ॐ हिरण्यगर्भाय नमः aum hiranyagarbhāya namah
Taste Pungent 8. ॐ मारिचाये नमः aum mārichāyé namah
Food Wheat 9. ॐ आदित्याय नमः aum ādityāya namah
Season Summer 10. ॐ सावित्रे नमः aum sāvitré namah
Direction East 11. ॐ अर्काय नमः aum ārkāya namah
Day Sunday 12. ॐ भास्कराय नमः aum bhāskarāya namah
 आ कृष्णेन् रजसा वर्तमानो निवेशयन्न अमृतं मर्त्यं च ।
हिरण्ययेन सविता रथेना देवो याति भुवनानि पश्यन ॥ – Rig Veda, book 1,
Hymn 35.

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