Arulmigu Abathsahyeswarar Thirukovil, Alangudi



Special Darshans are arranged on Thursdays and on the days of Jupiter’s transit to the next Zodiac sign. Masi Maham, (i.e the day of the star makha, in the solar month of Aquaris between 12 February and 14 March) (Masi Mah Guruvara dharshan (ie) The Month of Masi 3rd Thursday).

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   Divine Place

         Alangudi is the divine place, where Lord Guru can be propitiated in the form of Sri Dakshinamurthy. This sacred shrine of Jupiter is renowned for its tri-glories, i.e. Moorthy (The Presiding Deity), sthalam (Place of divinity) and theertham (The Holy Water). Lakhs of people throng his place, particularly on the day of Jupiter’s transit to the next sign., to solicit Jupiter’s protection from afflictions. Lord Jupiter’s benign look (Drishti) can shower a lot of blessings from him. He is Deva guru. He is also known as Brihaspathi, due to his excellence in education and fine arts, possessing supreme intelligence.

   About Alangudi

         Alangudi is the holy abode of Jupiter and a divine place where one could propitiate Jupiter. Lord Shiva is manifested here in the form of Lord Guru. Sri Dakshinamurthy is to be worshipped as he is worshipped, as Guru Bhagwan here. Alangudi is renowned for its ‘triglories’ i.e Moorthy (The Presiding Deity), Sthalam (Place of divinity) and Theertham (The Holy Water).