Thiupullani Temple Timings: Open, Close, and Darshan

Thiupullani Temple Timings: Open, Close, and Darshan

As per the Legend, King Dasaratha performed Putrakamesti Yagam and Nagaprathishta here in this Divya Desam. Vibhishana surrendered to Lord Rama at this place. Lord Rama went fast for 7 days in Sayana posture, lying on Kusha grass, seeking the ocean god’s help in setting the path to Lanka. Samudra surrendered to Lord Rama at this place. It is the same as when Lord Rama built the Sethu Bridge with the help of monkeys. This temple is one of 108 Divya Desam.

During Krithayugam, three saints named Pullavar, Kalavar, and Kanvar were ardent devotees of Lord Vishnu. Asuras constantly disturbed their tapas. Hence, Lord Vishnu came to the Earth in the form of a Banyan tree, killed the Asuras, and restored peace. Lord Vishnu showed his Viswaroobam at this place.

The Lord appears in Sayana’s posture here, resting on the grass. Thiru means Lord, Pull means grass, and Anai means Aadi Jagannatha Perumal. Goddess Sri Padmasani Thayar and Thiru were the presiding deities.

It is said that Impressed Aadhi Jagannatha Perumal, with Lord Rama’s prayers, blessed him with a bow. This place is called Saranagathi Kshetram.

In Ayodhya Kandam, it was mentioned that Bharata’s surrender to Rama was here, urging Lord Rama to return to the Kingdom.

In Aranya Kandam, Sages are mentioned as surrendering to the Lord, seeking protection from Asuras.

In Kiskinda Kandam, it was mentioned that Sugriva surrendered to Rama, seeking protection from his brother Vali. Samudra surrenders to Lord Rama at this place.

Darshan Dress Code: Any decent outfit

Darshan Duration: 15 to 20 minutes on weekdays, 30 to 40 minutes on weekends, and 1 to 2 hours on festival days.

Thiupullani Temple Timings

  • Morning Hours: 7:30 am to 12:00 pm
  • Evening Hours: 3:30 pm to 7:45 pm
  • The above-mentioned timings might change on festival days.
  • Abhishekam to Thayar will be performed on Fridays. Abhishekam start at 9:30 am.

Brahmotsavam will be celebrated twice in this temple. One will be held in Panguni month for Aadhi Jagannatha Perumal, and the second will be for Lord Rama in the month of Chithrai. Garuda Vahanam will be performed for Aadhi Jagannatha on Panguni Uthiram day, and for Lord Rama, it will be on Chitra Pournami day.

It is believed that a holy dip in the Sethu Teertham will relieve the devotee from the sins acquired from the Present Janma. Vaikunta Vasal will be opened on Vaikunta Ekadasi day.