October to March
5.30 AM - 12.30 PM & 4 PM - 8 PM
Spiritual Excursion and Sightseeing
Free entry

Sri Garbarakshambigai Temple Thirukarukavur

Garbarakshambigai Temple is located in the Thirukarukavur district of Tamil Nadu. It is situated at the southern bank of River Vettar. It is a popular Hindu Temple which is dedicated to Lord Shiva who is also called Tirukalavur by local communities. Its construction was completed in the 6th century. Garbarakshambigai Temple reflects the Dravidian architectural style. Garbarakshambigai is one of the 275 Shiva Sthalams mentioned in Tamil literature work called Tevaram. According to Thirukarugavur Temple story in Tamil, the temple carries mythological significance, and the place also has various inscriptions by King Koparakesarivarman of the Chola Empire. Vaikasi Visagam and Navarathiri are among the major festivals celebrated at the temple. Garbarakshambigai Temple is accessible via road. Kumbakonam Railway Station is the nearest railway station, and it is situated at a distance of 21 km from the temple. The nearest airport is Tiruchirappalli International Airport which is at a distance of 84 km.
Visited Sri Garbarakshambigai Temple located in Thirukarukavur, Thanjavur District. Childless people who worship the Goddess Garbarakshambigai (meaning 'savior of foetus') with devotion and faith are blessed with pregnancy. The history of the temple can be viewed in this link http://garbaratchambigaitemple.org/history/