Vaitheeswarankoil-Chevvai-Mars-Mangal-Navagraha Temple-Kumbakonam

Navagraha : Chevvai – Mangal – Mars

The navagraha sthala for Chevvai near kumbakonam is Vaitheeswaran Koil. Other name of Vaitheeswaran koil is “Pullirukku velur”

Vaitheeswaran Koil located between Mayiladuthurai and Chidambaram. Mayiladuthurai is the nearest railway station. Distance between Mayiladuthurai to Vaitheeswaran Koil – 15 km
Distance between Kumbakonam to Vaitheeswaran Koil – 50 km
Distance between Chidambaram to Vaitheeswaran koil – 25 km

Name of the Main deity : Sri Kasi Vaitheeswarar

Temple Timing: 6.00 Am – 12.30 pm; 4.00 pm – 8.30 pm
Phone Number : 04364-279423

Pooja material used for pooja/archana: Flower – Shenbaga poo; Samithu – Karungalai Dhaniyam (Grain) – Thuvarai; Cloth – Red colour; Dhoop – Kungiliyam; Athi Devatha – Durga and Muruga;

Atchi : Mesham and Vrichikam; Utcham – Makaram; Neecham – Katakam;
Enemy Planet – Budha
Friendly Planets – Sani, Sukran

Festival: Thai month, Panguni Month – 28 days Brahmotchavam; Kandasasthi festival during Iyppasi month will be celebrated for 6 days.

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

Mangala (Devanagari: मंगल) is the god of Mars, the red planet. Mars is also called Angaraka (‘one who is red in colour’) or Bhauma
(‘son of Bhumi’) in Sanskrit or Chevvai (in Tamil) . He presides over
Tuesday or Mangalwar

He rules over the signs Mesha (Aries) and Vrishchika (Scorpio), is
exalted in Makara (Capricorn) and has his fall in Karka (Cancer). The
planets Sun, Moon and Jupiter are all considered friendly to him, while he is hostile to Mercury. Venus and Saturn are neutral. Mangala represents drive and physical energy, self-confidence and ego, strength, anger, impulsiveness, heroism and adventurous nature. Mangal rules over blood, muscles and bone marrow. He is also associated with battle and  war.
Mangala is the lord of three nakshatras Viz.  Mrigashīrsha, Chitra
and Shravishtha (Dhanista or Avittam) .He is the god of war. He is the owner of the Mesha (Aries) and Vrischika (Scorpio)  and a teacher of the occult sciences. .

Consort Shaktidevi
Color Red
Gender Associated Male
Element Fire
God Subramanya
Pratyadi Devataa Murugan
Metal Brass
Gemstone Red Coral
Body Part Marrow
Taste Acid
Food Pigeon pea
Season Summer
Direction South
Day Tuesday

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