The holy city of Kumbakonam in Thanjavur district of Tamil Nadu has innumerable temples dedicated to
On the Masi Maham days, devotees in thousands take a holy dip at various
The following are the various Theerthams - holy water and their religious importance:
Ganga Theertham: Attain Kailash
Brahma Theertham: Deliverance from sins.
Yamuna Theertham: Earning of wealth and gaining prosperity.
Kubera Theertham: Getting all types of wealth to lead a peaceful and self contended life.
Narmada Theertham: Deliverance from sins.
Indira Theertham: Attaining heaven.
Saraswathi Thertham: Gaining Gnanam / wisdom.
Agni Theertham: To be freed from sins for ever.
Cauvery Theertham: To get rid of evil thoughts and diabolic mind.
Kumari Theertham: Equal to conducting 16000 Aswamatha Yagam.
Deva Theertham: Getting rid of all kinds of sins.
Varuna Theertham: Attaining the state of being free from human bondage.