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Mahamaham kulam

Mahamaham Tank(Mahamaham kulam) is a huge temple tank located in Kumbakonam, Tamil Nadu, India.

Mahamaham is a Hindu Kumb Mela festival celebrated every 12 years in the temple-town of Kumbakonam. Hindus consider taking a holy dip at the Mahamaham tank on the day of Mahamaham as sacred.

The last Mahamaham was celebrated on March 6, 2004.

The festival is celebrated at an interval of around eleven to twelve years. The festival takes place at a particular time as determined by astrological position: during the full moon of the Tamil month of Thai (February-March) when the conjunction of the moon with the lunar asterism (Magha Nakshatra) and when Jupiter is in the constellation of Leo.

The tank has 20 holy wells(Theertham).

avari, Narmada, Saraswathi, Kaveri, Tungabatra, Krishna and Sarayu. At the centre of all these exists the Sixty-six crore theertham, believed to be the most sacred of all.

Name of Theertham & Associated Deity

Vayu Theertham Vayu (Air)
Ganga Theertham Ganga (River)
Brahma Theertham Lord Brahma
Yamuna Theertham Yamuna (River)
Kubera Theertham Kubera (Celestial Deity)
Godavari Theertham Godavari (River)
Eshana Theertham Shiva
Narmada Theertham Narmada (River)
Saraswathi Theertham Saraswati (Deity)
Indira Theertham Indra (Celestial Deity)
Agni Theertham Agni (Fire)
Cauvery Theertham Cauvery (River)
Yama Theertham Yama (Celestial Deity)
Kumari Theertham Parvathi (Goddess)
Niruthi Theertham Parvathi (Goddess)
Bayoshini Theertham Parvathi (Goddess)
Deva Theertham Shiva (God)
Varunai Theertham Varuna (Celestial Deity)
Sarayu Theertham Sarayu (River)
Kanya Theertham Parvathi (Goddess)

The next Mahamaham will be celebrated in the year 2016. Mahamaham kulamMahamaham TankMahamaham kulam is a huge temple tank located in Kumbakonam Tamil Nadu Mahamaham is a Hindu Kumb Mela festival celebrated every 12 years in the templetown of Hindus consider taking a holy dip at the Mahamaham tank on the day of Mahamaham as The last Mahamaham was celebrated on March 6 The festival is celebrated at an interval of around eleven to twelve The festival takes place at a particular time as determined by astrological position during the full moon of the Tamil month of Thai FebruaryMarch when the conjunction of the moon with the lunar asterism Magha Nakshatra and when Jupiter is in the constellation of The tank has 20 holy avari Narmada Saraswathi Kaveri Tungabatra Krishna and At the centre of all these exists the Sixtysix crore theertham believed to be the most sacred of Name of Theertham    Associated DeityVayu Theertham           Vayu AirGanga Theertham        Ganga RiverBrahma Theertham     Lord BrahmaYamuna Theertham     Yamuna RiverKubera Theertham       Kubera Celestial DeityGodavari Theertham   Godavari RiverEshana Theertham       ShivaNarmada Theertham   Narmada RiverSaraswathi Theertham     Saraswati DeityIndira Theertham         Indra Celestial DeityAgni Theertham           Agni FireCauvery Theertham    Cauvery RiverYama Theertham         Yama Celestial DeityKumari Theertham      Parvathi GoddessNiruthi Theertham       Parvathi GoddessBayoshini Theertham     Parvathi GoddessDeva Theertham          Shiva GodVarunai Theertham     Varuna Celestial DeitySarayu Theertham      Sarayu RiverKanya Theertham       Parvathi GoddessThe next Mahamaham will be celebrated in the year

2015-10-21 18:43:49 by jayanthi

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