Swarna Akarshana Bhairava - One who attracts wealth

There are two places named aduthurai near Kumbakonam - One is Vadakurangaduthurai and the other is Tenkurangaduthurai. Both of them have two ancient Shiva temples.

This article is about Tenkurangaduthurai Shiva temple which is 3 Kms from Tiruvidaimaruthur and 13 kms from Kumbakonam. The temple is more than 1000 year old self manifested Shiva Linga known as Abathsahayeshwar (meaning - "The Lord who helps one in danger").


There are numerous inscriptions in this temple about the donations and the work done by kings including the Chola Kings.


  • Swarna Akarshana Bhairava ( meaning: Bhairava who attracts Gold (wealth) : This shrine is supposed to have been built by sage Agastya. Devotees offer their prayers here to get rid of their financial problems.
Swarna Akarshana Bhairava Maruthuvakudi TN

  • A rare shrine for Sage Agastya
  • Suns rays falls on the Shiva Linga during the 5,6,7th of the Tamil Month of Chitrai ( Around last week of April)

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