Arulmigu Sri Veera Ragava Perumal Temple Thiruvallur

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Arulmigu Sri Veera Ragava Perumal Temple

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Sri Veeraraghavaswami Devasthanam
Tiruvallur-602001, Tamilnadu


The temple witnesses a huge devotee crowd in thousands during the two Brahmmotsavams, the first of 10 days in Chithirai (April-May) and the second 10 days in Thai covering January-February. The crowd is equally big for the Pavithra Utsav lasting seven days. Besides these, Thai new moon day, Vaikunda Ekadasi in December-January, Tamil and English new year days, Deepavali and Pongal are celebrated in the temple.

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  • Annual Brahmmotsavam – April/May

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  • Thai month Festival – January/February

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  • Vaikunda Ekadasi – December/January



Worship timings:

Viswaroopam                 .. 06.30 a.m.
Sevarthi Darshan          .. 06.30 a.m. to 07.30 a.m.
Kaalasandhi Pooja        .. 07.30 a.m. to 09.00 a.m.
Sevarthi Darshan           .. 09.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon
Sevarthi Darshan                   .. 04.00 p.m. to 06.30 p.m.
Pooja*                                       .. 06.30 p.m. to 07.15 p.m.
Sevarthi Darshan                   .. 07.15 p.m. to 08.00 p.m.
Cleaning of Sannithies*       .. 08.00 p.m. to 08.30 p.m.
Pooja                                          .. 08.30 p.m. to 08.45 p.m.
Bedtime Seva                          .. 09.00 p.m.


A sage by name Salihotrar performed penance on the banks of this temple tank for a year.  He completed his pujas in Thai (January-February) month and offered a flour as Nivedhana and was about to share it with somebody before eating.  An old Brahmin asked for it.  The sage gave it to him.  The guest was not satisfied with it and demanded more and host happily parted with the remaining quantity too.  The sage observed fasting and began his penance from the next day for a year.  After the penance, the sage was waiting for a guest as before and the same Brahmin came and consumed the whole quantity and also asked for space (Evvul-Where) to have a sleep.  The sage offered the space.  Next moment Lord appeared before the sage in a reclining form and asked his wish.  Sage begged the Lord that He should solve all the problems of the devotees and the Lord granted the boon, so goes the story of the temple.

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