Thirunallar Saneeswaran Temple Overview
Base Station: Thirunallar, Pondicherry
Open Time: 5:30 AM – 12:30 PM to 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Time Required to Explore: 1-2 Hrs
State: Pondicherry, India
Thirunallar Saneeswaran Temple
The ThirunallarSaneeswaran Temple is one of the highly popular and well known temples dedicated to Lord Shani in Pondicherry. It is a highly famous temple in all over India. It is believed that offering puja in this temple will shun away all bad effects from your life. It remains open for public during morning and evening.
Important facts about Thirunallar Saneeswaran Temple
Special poojas are offered during Saturdays due to which the temple remains crowded during Saturday evening. Festivals organized in this temple are:
Nearby attractions include KaraikalAmmaiyar Temple, Kailasanathar Temple, Bhadrakali Temple and Sri DharbaraneswaraSwamy Temple. There are various packages of puja from where you can choose the one that suits your budget. Pandits will perform the puja on your behalf thus praying for your well-being.
Pilgrims from all over India plan a trip here to get rid of ill effects of Saturn. Lord Saneeswaran is both a giver as well as a taker. It is believed that his majesty observes the way devotees pray to him.
Transport systems include railway, car, bus and own motor vehicle. Trichy is the nearest airport situated at a distance of 154 kilometres only from the temple. It is easy to reach the spot via Thanjavur in Kumbakonam. Frequent bus service is available from Karaikal and Chidambaram bus stands.
Thirunallar Saneeswaran Temple History
Millions of shrines visit the place whenever Saturn transits from one zodiac sign to another. You may expect to get quick relief from your afflictions after worshipping heartily in this temple. It is believed that the legendary king, King Nala got relief from the mlefic influence of Saturn after offering puja in this temple. From that time, the Thirunallar Saneeswaram Temple became a famous place of shrine in India.
Thirunallar Saneeswaran Temple Timings
|Morning||5:30 AM – 12:30 PM|
|Evening||5:00 PM – 9:00PM|
Thirunallar Saneeswaran Temple Pooja Details
Following are the Pooja details
|Name of Pooja||Timings||Details|
|Navagrashanti Homam||7:30 AM, 10:30 AM, 4:30 AM||The duration of the pooja is 45min & only on Saturdays|
|Sahasra Namarchana||6:00 AM, 8:30 AM, 11:30 AM, 5:30PM||Everyday|
|Ashtottara Archana||6:00:00 AM||Every Saturday|
Thirunallar Saneeswaran Temple Special Pooja Ticket Details
|Name of Pooja||Price|
|Daily Annadhanam||Rs 2000/-|
|Holy Lamp Trust – Life Membership Deposit||Rs 2000/-|
|Lord Saneeswara Procession on the Golden Chariot||Rs 10000/-|
|Mahanyasa Ekadasa Rudraabhishekam||Rs 10000/-|
|Annadhanam Trust – Life Time Membership||Rs 40000/-|
Thirunallar Saneeswaran Temple Festivals
|Adi Pooram Festival|
|Soora Samharam Festival|
|Navaratri, Ambu Festival|
|Vinayaka Chathurthi Festival|
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