Saturn or Lord Shaneeswar in Swayambu form is the presiding deity at the temple in Kuchanur and is known as Kuchanooran. The temple is located on the banks of the river Surabhi at Kuchanoor in Theni District of Tamilnadu. In most temples Lord Shani in seen with the other Navagrahas while here is present in a seperate shrine. According to a legend, King Dinakaran of "Kulinga" was advised by his son Chandravathana that he was suffering from Sade Sathi(seven and a half-years) which could be overcome by praying to the Lord. Chandravathanan performed penance in the forest and the lord impressed by his devotees's prayer appeared before him here.
Saranam.com only facilitates rituals at temples for those who are unable to physically be present at the temple for various reasons.
1.We are not an agent/representative/official website of any temple and perform these services through our own network of representatives.
2.We are not a temple. We are not a religious movement. We get no money from particular religious institutions or leaders. We are not pushing a particular spiritual agenda.
3.All pujas or other rituals offered through our website do not involve any kind of animal sacrifice.
4.The charges for services include charges collected at the temple, cost of purchasing offerings, conveyance and various other charges towards fulfillment of the order and are subject to change from time to time without notice.
The Commissioner, Hindu Religious and Charitable Endowments (HR&CE), Government of Tamilnadu, has raised certain objections regarding private entities offering spiritual services at temples under the control of the HR&CE. Hence we have temporarily suspended services at this temple through our website till the issue is resolved. Kindly accept our apologies for the inconvenience caused.
For more information please contact email@example.com.