Tourist Places in Thanjavur (Tamil Nadu) – Koothanur saraswathi temple thajavur

koothanur saraswathi temple thajavur

Kuthanur: 20 kms. A rare temple of goddess Saraswati is located at this village which is said to have been built in the 9th century by Kulottunga Chola. This deity is associated with poet Ottakuthanur as he is said to have been blessed by the goddess as a result of which the village itself came to be called after his name. Poet Kamban used to visit this place and he has composed Saraswati Andadi in his own style.

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