Monday, 15 June 2015



Rameswaram, is a town and a second grade municipality in the Ramanathapuram district in the South Indian state of Tamil Nadu.

 The temple and the island of Rameswaram have acquired this name because, Lord Rama worshipped Lord Shiva, the God of Gods here on return from Sri Lanka. According to legend, after killing Ravana Lord Rama returned with his consort Goddess Seetha to India first stepping on the shores of Rameswaram. To expiate the "dosha" of killing a brahmin, Lord Rama wanted to offer worship to Lord Shiva. Since there was no shrine in the island had despatched Sri Hauman to Kailash to bring an idol of Lord Shiva.Between 1897 and 1904, the ALAR family of Devakottai completed the imposing eastern tower of nine tiers 126 feet in height from Thiruppani funds. Between 1907 and 1925 they renovated the Sanctum Sanctorum and the prakaram(inner most corridor) by replacing the lime stones by black granite with adequate provision for light and ventilation and also arranged for the performance of Ashtabandana Kumbabishekam in 1925; then on 22-2-1947 and the third Ashtabandana Maha Kumbabishegam was performed on 5-2-1975.

pooja Time:

1. Palliyarai Deepa Arathana 05:00 A.M

2. Spadigalinga Deepa Arathana 05:10 A.M

3. Thiruvananthal Deepa Arathana 05:45 A.M

4. Vila Pooja 07:00 A.M

5. Kalasanthi Pooja 10:00A.M

6. Uchikala Pooja 12:00 NOON

7. Sayaratcha Pooja 06:00 P.M

8. Arthajama Pooja 08.30 P.M

9. Palliyarai Pooja 08:45 P.M

Inside Theertham:-
  • Mahalakshmi Theertham   
  •  Savithri Theertham                      
  • Gayathri Theertham
  • Saraswathi Theertham
  • Sethu Madhava Theertham
  • Gandhamadana Theertham
  • kavatcha Theertham
  • Gavaya Theertham
  • Nala Theertham
  • Neela Theertham
  • Sanku Theertham
  • Sakkara Theertham
  • Brahmahathi Vimochana Theertham
  • Sooriya Theertham
  • Chandra Theertham
  • Ganga Theertham
  • Yamuna Theertham
  • Gaya Theertham
  • Siva Theertham
  • Sadyamirtha Theertham
  • Sarva Theertham
  • Kodi Theertham

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