Trust resembling a abode

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.
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

DayTimingsPooja NamePermission to see
Saturday5:30 AM to 6:30 AMUsha KaalamYes
Saturday9:00 AM to 10:00 AMKaalasandhiYes
Saturday12:00 PM to 1:00 PMUchi KaalamYes
Saturday5:30 PM to 6:30 PMSaayaratchaiYes
Saturday7:30 PM to 8:30 PMIrandaam KaalamYes
Saturday8:30 PM OnwardsArtha JaamamNo
Sunday to Friday6:00 AM to 1:00 PMNadai ThirappuYes
Sunday to Friday4:00 PM to 9:00 PMNadai ThirappuYes