Holy Water : Surya Theertham
Color : Copper
Gem Stone : Ruby
Season : Summer
There are only two temples for Sun in India, the Konark in North and Suriyanarkoil in South. There is no god worship in Konark as in the southern temple.
Kalava Munivar, who had foreseen his future, realized that he would suffer from leprosy. Inorder to beat his downside, he prayed to the Navagraha’s, to absolved him of the disease. Lord Brahma realised that Navagraha’s are happy with their devotees and granting boons to all or any, those meditate on them. So, Brahma cursed them to suffer from leprosy and banished them to earth and ordered them to grant boon on aspecting an individual’s smart and dangerous deeds. Navagraha’s realising their mistake, pleaded for sympathy. Brahma adviced them to hunt the blessings of Lord Siva and his consort residing at Thirumangalakudi, when bathing within the holy river, Cauvery. He adviced them to consume solely curd rice laid on Velerukku leaf. Lord Shiva, glad with their devotion absolved them of their sins and declared that can|there’ll} be 9 sannadhis for the Navagraha’s within the Suryanar temple and people who pray here will get relief from their issues. The distinctive feature connected with this temple is that each one the Navagraha’s are enshrined in separate sannadhis. each year in mid January, the harvest pageant is well known in thanks giving and to honour, Surya or Sun Surya is that themost powerful living God – whom everybody will see, understand and pray. Though he’s visible, he additionally has been presented all through a style of forms. Lord of this planet is God Siva Surya resides together with his wives Chaya and Suvarcha during this divine place. With Surya at the centre, temples of the opposite Grahas are around Surya.
Inscriptions from the amount of Kulottunga Chola I (1075-1120) confer with this temple because the Kulottunga Chola Martanda Alayam. Kulottunga Chola is claimed to possess had an honest relationship with the Gahadwal dynasty of Kanauj (1090 – 1194), whose rulers were Sun worshippers, and hence Suryanar Koyil, is taken into account to be an expression of their influence in South India. Inscriptions from the amount of Krishna Deva Raya, speaking of endowments created to the present temple are seen here.
Samanya Matra : Om Am Angarkaya Namah.
Beej Mantra : Om Kram Krim Krom Sah Bhaumaya Namah
Puranic Mantra : Dharnigardahsambhutam Vidhut Kantisamprabam. Kumaram Shaktihstam tam manglam pranmamyaham
Vedic Mantra : Om Agnimurdharya divha Kakutapatiha Pruthivyaya Ayam Apa .reta si Jinvati.
Chandran Temple – Thingaloor (Navagraha Temples)