Places of interest around Velankanni
Saneeswaran Temple Thirunallar :
Thirunallar is one of the most famous holy places in South India located in Karaikal which is 160 km south of Pondicherry (Pudhucherry). Thirunallar is famous for Lord Saneeshwara's (Saturn) temple. The only temple where Lord Saneeshwara lost all his power to Lord Shiva (Dharbaranyeshwarar) which saved his devotee Nalan from Saturn's curses. That's the story about the temple. A lot of People visit the place every Saturday to get similar blessings.
SATURDAY IS THE SPECIAL DAY FOR THIS GOD
THIRUNALLAR is the only temple that is dedicated to Lord Saneeswaran Bahavan. The legendary King Nala is said to have been relieved of his afflictions, which were due to the malefic influence of Saturn, after worship in this temple. Of the numerous tanks of theertams, the Nala theertam is the most important one. One have to take bath in this nala theertam inorder to get relived for Lord Saneeswara bahavan. If we did that, then the effectes of Sani will be reduced as we can good results in our life. Its a belief form ancient time.
To Reach Thirunallar Nagapattinam (23 KM)
Temple Pooja Timings
|Day||Timings||Pooja Name||Permission to see|
|Saturday||5:30 AM to 6:30 AM||Usha Kaalam||Yes|
|Saturday||9:00 AM to 10:00 AM||Kaalasandhi||Yes|
|Saturday||12:00 PM to 1:00 PM||Uchi Kaalam||Yes|
|Saturday||5:30 PM to 6:30 PM||Saayaratchai||Yes|
|Saturday||7:30 PM to 8:30 PM||Irandaam Kaalam||Yes|
|Saturday||8:30 PM Onwards||Artha Jaamam||No|
|Sunday to Friday||6:00 AM to 1:00 PM||Nadai Thirappu||Yes|
|Sunday to Friday||4:00 PM to 9:00 PM||Nadai Thirappu||Yes|