Pancha Paruva Urchavam, Special Darshan on monthly Guru Varams, Gurupeyarchi (Transgression of Guru Baghavan from one sign of Zodiac to another sign) Guruvara Darshan on Masi Maham, 1008 Conch Abisheka Festival, ten days Maha Festival during Chitra Pournami and the Guru Baghavan car festival on the tenth day and Laksharchanai during Guru Peyarchi are celebrated grandly.
Important Festivals :
Transit day of planet Jupiter from one zodiac sign to the next with special pujas, Poornima day (Full moon day) in the month of Chithirai (April-May), Thai poosam in January-February, Panguni Uthiram in March-April and Car festival for Lord Dakshinamurthy are the festivals celebrated in the temple.
Few Tips for propitiating Jupiter :Donating yellow colored garments and chick peas (Channadal) is believed to bring happiness to his devotees.
Alangudi is a tiny village in Thiruvarur Dt. of Tamil Nadu. It is 7 Kms South of Needamangalam Railway station and 17 Kms South of Kumbakonam, on the road that leads to maanargudi. Kasi Arranyam, Thiru Erumpoolai and Alangudi are the names by which this holy place is known. The Divine poet, Thirugnanasambandar has blessed this Sthalam as beautiful place filled with flowers.