Hayagriva is Gnanadamurthy in Hinduism, he is considered a minor incarnation of Vishnu. Originated as a horse god and became an avatar associated with wisdom and knowledge. At the request of Brahma, Hayagreeva rescued the Vedas stolen by two demons. His attributes are the book (Veda), horse's mane, and rosary plus the attributes of Vishnu. He is worshipped by Devas, Rishis, Seers and Sages, Alwars and Acharyas. The god is famous for studies of the students.
Hayagrivar Thiyana Slogam
According to Hindu mythology, Vinayaka and Hanuman God are not affected by Sani. Hanuman granted fortitude and strength, who work ships Him. The main feature of this temple is Sri Anjaneyar is found in such a position that he is stamping his leg on Sani Bhagavan. By visiting this temple one get the blessing of Sri Anjaneyar and get rid of the Sani Dosham.
The History is, during the Rama and Ravana war, Hanuman is searching of the Sanjeevini herbal. Due to the lack of time he took the whole mountain instead of the herbal. On the way to returning he was stopped by Sani. The Sani baghavan said to Hanumar, Ravana asked him to stop. Knowing that angered Hanuman stamped Sani with one of his leg. Finally Hanuman released Sani from his foot, after getting a promise of "The sani should not catch any of the bhaktas who chant the great Sri Rama Nama and who worshipped him". And at last, with the help of Sanjeevini Lakshmanan and others got their energies and power.
Anumar Temple Entrance
Travel Information :The temple is situated near to Mela Kavery in Kumbakonam. One can reach the temple in Swamimalai Bus. It is three kilometer from Kumbakonam Bus Terminal. Varadharaja temple , Chakarapani temple and Varaga temple are very near to this temple.