Venni Karumbeswarar is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located in Thiruvarur, Tamilnadu. Main deity of the temple is Lord Shiva in his manifestation of Lord Karumbeswarar with consorts Goddess Parvathi is known as Azhagia Nayaki. The historical name of the place is Thiruvenni. Sthala Vriksham is Nandia Vartham Vriksham. Theertham of this temple are Surya and Chandra Theerthams. It is one of the shrines of the two hundred seventy five poetic creation Lord Shiva glorified in the early medieval Devaram phrased by tamil Saiva Nayanmars Thirugnana Sambandar and Thirunavukkarasar. As Per the Lengend, The region was once densed with Sugarcane fields. Two sages who visited this place felt the presence of Lord Shiva in this place. One argued that the sacred tree of the place be sugarcane while the other said that it should be Venni. Hearing their arguments, a voice from Lord Shiva said both could be the sacred trees. Lord is Worshipped as Karumbeswarar in tamil. The place is named after the sacred tree as Venniyur. Later, this changed as venni temple.
Diabetes is one of the major diseases these days. Venni Karumbeshwarar Temple is an ancient Lord Shiva temple that is considered as the temple for Diabetes Cure. The Lord Shiva Lingam of this temple appears as if it is covered by sugarcane bundles. Lord Shiva is said to reduce or cure diabetes. A special offering of Rava and Sugar mix is offered to the Lord Shiva to reduce the effect of diabetes. This mix is then spread around the temple to be consumed by ants. It is believed that as the ants keep on removing or eating the sugar, our sugar level would also get reduced. Special puja to Lord Venni Karumbeswarar helps to realize all your wishes and give relief from the diabetes.
Morning: 8.00 AM to 12.00PM
Evening: 5.00 PM to 8.00 PM
Aspicious festival Navarathi in the month of (september-october), Chitra Poornima in the month of (April-May), Vaikasi Visakam in the month of (May-June), Thai Poosam in the month of January -February are celebrated in the temple.