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Thirunallar Saneeswaran Pooja at a glance

We all know how rich our Indian culture is. India’s southern part is popularly known for its architecture, temples, arts, and culture. People belonging to the Hindu religion and who believe in God, know how important temples are in our life. Though our scriptures say that God can be found anywhere and everywhere, Temples help us by providing internal peace. Thirunallar Saneeswaran temple is a temple that is widely known around the world.

Here, we will be covering almost everything about the temple. Starting from its history to Thirunallar temple timings, etc.

Thirunallar Saneeswaran temple is situated in Puducherry, Tamil Nadu. It is well known for being one of the Navagrahas. The temple is devoted to Lord Shani (Saturn). Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati are worshipped here as well.

According to the people, the title Thirunallar / Thirunallaru represents the association of King Nala who belongs to the Nishadha country.

Among the many importances of this temple, here are two main importance. Firstly, it is widely believed that the temple removes all negative effects from a person’s life and blesses with positivity. People from worldwide come upon this temple in the belief of abolishing their misfortunes in their life. Hundreds and thousands of people come to this temple each day in the hope of getting positive vibes in their life.

The second significance for which the temple is widely known is for its oil bath. The temple consists of a holy tank known as Nala Theertham. They light lamps with sesame oil and also present bhog made with sesame rice. According to the people, one who drenches himself in this holy water can get their evils abolished from this life.

Moving to the timings part, when you can visit the temple. You can give the temple a visit on any day, as it is opened twice a day for darshan. During the morning hour, the temple remains open from 5:30 am to 12:30 pm and for the evening session, the timing is 5-9 pm, but the timings for darshan are different. If you want to have darshan in the morning you can visit between 6:00 am to 12:30 pm, and if you want to have darshan in the evening you can visit between 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm. These were the timing for Monday to Friday and Sunday. Saturdays have different timings as special poojas take place on this particular day. If you want to have darshan on Saturdays, in the morning you can come between 6:00 am to 12:30 pm and in the evening you can visit between 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm.

You can book your visits and other things like pooja slot online. You can find Thirunallar online booking process on the official website of the temple. The temple also performs pitru dosh puja. Many other poojas take place here.

The architecture, history, and rituals are beyond imagination. You should not miss any chance to pay a visit to this temple.

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