Thiruvenkadu-Budhan-Mercury-Navagraha Temple-Kumbakonam

Navagraha : Bhudan – Mercury – Thiruvenkadu

நவகிரக கோவில்கள் – புதன் – திருவெண்காடு –

The navagraha sthala for Budhan near kumbakonam is Thiruvenkadu.

Vaitheeswaran Koil located between Mayiladuthurai and Mangai Madam. Mayiladuthurai is the nearest railway station.

Distance between Mayiladuthurai to Thiruvenkadu  – 26 km
Distance between Kumbakonam to Thiruvenkadu – 60 km
Distaance betweeen Vaitheeswaran Koil to Thiruvenkadu – 16 km
Distance between Keezhperumpallam to Thiruvenkadu – 8 km
Distance between Sirkazhi to Thiruvenkadu – 10 km

Name of the Main deity : Sri Swetharanyeswarar

Temple Timing: 6.00 Am – 12.30 pm; 4.00 pm – 8.30 pm
Phone Number : 04364-256424

Pooja material used for pooja/archana: Flower – Ven Kanthal poo; Samithu – Nayuruvi  Dhaniyam (Grain) – Pachai Payiru; Cloth – Green colour; Dhoop – Karpooram; Athi Devatha – Vishnu

Atchi : Mithunam and Kanni; Utcham – Kanni; Neecham – Meenam;
Enemy Planet – Chandran
Friendly Planets – Chevvai, Guru, Sani

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

Budha (mercury) presides over ‘Budh-war’ or Wednesday or Budhan. He is also the god of merchandise and protector of merchants. Budha is considered a benefic, unless he is joined with another malefic planet, in which case he becomes malefic also. Mercury rules over Mithuna (Gemini) and Kanya (Virgo), is exalted in Kanya and in his fall in Meena (Pisces). Budha is friendly with the Sun and Venus, hostile to the Moon and neutral towards the other planets. Budha represents intelligence, intellect, communication, analysis, the senses (especially the skin), science, mathematics, business, education and research. The written word and journeys of all types fall within his domain. Budha is lord of three nakshatras or lunar mansions: Ashlesha (Ayilyam), Jyeshtha (Kettai), and Revati

Consort Ila
Color Green
Gender Associated Neutral
Element Earth
God Vishnu
Pratyadi Devataa Vishnu
Metal Brass
Gemstone Emerald
Body Part Skin
Taste Mixed
Food Mung bean
Season Autumn
Direction North
Day Wednesday

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