Karur Thanthonimalai Perumal temple History

Karur Thanthonimalai Perumal temple History, Timings and Darshan

Darshan Dress Code: Any decent outfit

Darshan Duration: 15 to 20 mins during weekdays. 20 to 30 mins during weekends and 1 to 2 hours on festival days.

It is free entry for all devotees.

Karur Thanthonimalai Perumal Temple History

As per the Legend, Vayu Deva (God of Wind) went to Vaikunta seeking Lord Vishnu blessings. Adi Sesha (God of Snakes) guarding the entrance and denied the entry to Vayu. The conversation lead to the Greatest among them. Adi Sesha should hold the Mount Meru, while Vayu should remove the mount from the clutches of Adi Sesha. Vayu efforts went vain and in anger broke the hill. The pieces of Mount Meru fell on the Earth. One such piece is the hillock of Thanthondrimalai. This temple is also called Then Tirupati.

The main deity Lord Kalyana Venkataramana Perumal is facing west. The sanctum sanctorum is a cave.

It is believed that placing Salt, Pepper and Jaggery in the temple will cure pimples and scars in the body. It is believed that the main deity is Swayambu standing on a hillock.

Karur Thanthonimalai Perumal temple Timings

Morning Hours: 6:00 am to 12.00 pm

Evening Hours: 5:00 pm to 7.00 pm

Timings Pooja/ Darshan
6:00 am Temple Opening Hours
6.00 am to 6.30 am Viswaroopam Darshan
6.30 am to 8.00 am Darshan
8.00 am to 8.30 am Kala Shanti Pooja
8.30 am to 11.00 am Darshan
11.00 am to 12.00 pm Thirumanjanam
12.00 pm to 12.30 pm Uchi Kala Pooja
12.30 pm to 5.00 pm Temple remains closed
5.00 pm Temple reopens
5.00 pm to 6.30 pm Darshan
6.30 pm to 7.00 pm Sayaratchai Pooja
7.00 pm Temple closing Hours

How to reach Karur Thanthonimalai Perumal temple?

By Air

  1. The nearest airport is a Trichy which is 89 Km away

By Train

  1. The nearest railway station is at Karur which is 4 Km away.

By Road

  1.  The direct bus is available from Karur, Trichy to the temple.

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