108 Divya Desam - Thiruvelliankudi Kolavilli Ramar

This site gives details on planning and visiting Thiruvelliankudi. Please see right side of page for information about temple, photo gallery, how to get there, where to stay and other informations.

Visiting the temple

Reaching Thiruvelliangudi:

By Bus:

You can get a bus to kumbakonam and after reaching kumbakonam,  (Details of getting to Kumbakonam are given in the side navigations )
There is one bus, bus route number 2 that's running from Kumbakonam bus stand to Thiruvelliankudi via Annaikal.
Bus timings ( ** please check local bus station information box for changed timings ** )

 By Auto rickshaw:

You can pick any auto or taxi for around Rs. 200 to and fro from kumbakonam or Uppiliappan kovil to Thiruvelliankudi (its where this temple is).
All taxi/ auto drivers in kumbakonam know this temple.
Just tell them thiruvelliankudi kolavilliramar kovil and they will take you there.
You could contact this person: Mr. Navin ( Auto Driver ) - 00919787114805. He stays at Thirunageswaram, those going to Uppiliappan temple could reach Thiruvelliangudi using his services.
He is kind and reasonable.

By Taxi from Kumbakonam / Thirunageswaram / Thiruppanandal

Taxi fares are slightly higher than Auto rickshaw fares, though they are more comfortable to travel in groups. Taxis are aplenty in Kumbakonam / Thiruppanandal near the bus stop or near the railway station. Alternatively you could avail a taxi service from Thirunageswaram railway station.

Its only 15 mins drive from kumbakonam bus stand. If you plan to visit on Friday, then no problem about the timing - as it will be open from morning 8 till 11 am and evening 5 to 8 pm on Friday - on all other days, you need to call up the temple priest Mr. Ramamoorthy battachar and confirm the timing with him.

Most of the days one or other homam and thirumanjanam (abhishekam) is performed in the temple.
The phone number and other contact details of Sri Rama Moorthy Battacharya swamy are given below:

Contact Sri S. Rama Moorthy Battachar (Ask for kolavilliramar battachary) in the following telephone number:
Land line number: 91 - 0435 - 2943152
Cell number: 91 - 9443396212

Alternatively, you can send postal mails to the following address:

Sri. S. Ramamoorthy Battachariya
Sri Kolavilli Ramar Aalayam, Thiruvelliangudi,
Palakudi Post, Thirumangalakkudi ( Via),
Tanjore District, Tamil Nadu,
India - PIN - 612 102
or email me on the following email address for any details on Kolavilli Ramar kovil: