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Nallur Temple

Nallur Kandasamy Temple is one of the popular places in Jaffna where lot of people visit here daily for to offer prayers to Lord Muruga.

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Nallur Murugan Kovil Festival 2023.

5:55 AM 9/14/2023

Nallur Murugan Temple Festival

Nallur Kandaswamy Temple Annual Festival in 2023 will be celebratedl for 25 days. Preparations for the Annual Festival was arranged jointly by the Nallur Temple Authorities and the Jaffna Municipal Council. Every year, Nallur festival used to take place on the sixth day following the "Aadi Amavasi Viratham" day. People who want to attend the Nallur Temple can plan their journey to get there in time. Sri Lanka is recovering from its economic collapse. Traveling, Accommodation and the meal prices had gone up due to current economical situation. During the festival season, the footwear keepers may request Rs 100/- per pair from the tourists. In the meantime during festival days, if you want to go near to the parading deity, men are requested not to wear shirts or T-shirts. Temple Authorities expect visitors to come in with Hindu traditional dresses.

2023 Nallur Annual Festival Started at 10:00am on 21st of August 2023
This annual festival will be Concluded on 16th of September 2023.

Under the Nallur Murugan Kovil Festival 2023, Nallur temple authorities did welcomed the Jaffna municipal council authorities to participate in the event. Jaffna Municipal council used to supply maintenance of the festival roads, lighting and to assis with the devotees health care. As of today all the roads around the Nallur temple are restricted for vehicle movements till further notice. Security personal had been deployed to catch pick pocketers and the Gold jewel snatchers around the temple complex.

Today Thursday, 14th September 2023: 25th day (தீர்த்தம் - கொடியிறக்கம் ) Festival at Nallur Kandaswamy Temple.
Lot of Sri Lanka TV Stations will Telecast this Ther event LIVE. It can be viewed through YouTube channel too. (Here)

Katunayake Airport to Wellawatte (Colombo-06), A/C Van Service Price: Rs 12,000/-+ (One way only. Add high way fee if you ask them to use it)
Send off van service to Airport and return. Price Rs 13,000/- + Parking Fee Rs 200/- + 2 x Highway ticket Rs 400/- (Rs 800/-)

Nallur Murugan Kovil

Traveling to Nallur Temple.

Train Service.
Normally Colombo - Jaffna A/C Express Train ticket price is Rs 3,200/- . Tickets can be reserved 30 days prior to your travel date. NIC / Passport is Required to make reservation of the train seat. (Sri Lanka Railway unions used to go on sudden strikes)
Yarldevi Train ticket price A/C Rs 2,800/- Second Class Rs 1,900/-.
In addition on weekends Yal Nile Express train will operate on Jaffna Colombo route.( First Class Rs 4,000/-, Second Class Rs 3,000/- and Third Class is Rs 2,000/-)
Two trains with the name as Vavuniya Intercity and Vavuniya Night mail too will operate up to Jaffna.
Special Tourist Train Yal Nila from Colombo. Ticket Price: Rs 4,000/- (Departure at 10:00pm from Fort Railway station.

Colombo - Jaffna, Luxury BUS ticket price is between Rs 3,000/- up to Rs 4,000/- per passenger.
Private Jaffna Express busses will start from Wellawatte, Moratuwa, Kotahene and from Colombo Central Bus Stand.
These busses will start from from Jaffna New Pus Stand Located at Muneeswaran Temple Road from 8:00 PM up to 9:00 pm.

Colombo to Jaffna private Van service (10 seats A/C ) One way Rs 75,000/- (Van Service Price may change without notice)
Also flight service from Colombo BIA and Ratmalana Airports are available to Jaffna (Palaly) Airport. Oneway ticket price from Rs 22,000/-
Cinnamon Air, every Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday to Jaffna Airport from BIA.


Colombo Accommodation Price.

Wellawatte and Dehiwala Area 3 Room service Apartment.
Daily Rental Price: Rs 6,000/- up to Rs 11,000/-

Hotel in Wellawatte. with 3 beds Rs 14,000/-

2023 Jaffna Nallur Kandaswamy Kovil Annual Festival (Jaffna). (Source)
யாழ்ப்பாணம் நல்லூர் கந்தசுவாமி கோவில் 2023 திருவிழா.

Date Day Festival Time
20/08/2023 Start Day Vairavar Utchavam
வைரவர் உற்சவம்
Evening 17.00 pm
21/08/2023 1st Day Kodiyetram
Morning 10.00 am
30/08/2023 10th Day Manjam
Evening 17.00 pm
04/09/2023 15th Day Arunagirinathar Utchavam
அருணகிரிநாதர் உற்சவம்
Evening 19.00 pm
05/09/2023 16th Day Karththigai Utchavam
கார்த்திகை உற்சவம்
Evening 17.00 pm
08/09/2023 19th DaySooryotchavam
Morning 06.45 am
09/09/2023 20th Day

Kailasa Vahanam
கைலாச வாகனம்

Morning 07.00 am

Evening 17.00 pm
10/09/2023 21th Day Kajavalli Mahavalli
Vel Vimanam
வேல் விமானம்

Morning 07.00 am

Evening 17.00 pm
11/09/2023 22st Day

Thandauthapani Utchavam
தண்டாயுதபாணி உற்சவம்
Orumuga thiruviza
ஒருமுகத் திருவிழா

Morning 07.00 am

Evening 17.00 pm
12/09/2023 23nd Day Sapparam

Evening 17.00 pm
13/09/2023 24rd Day Ther
Morning 07.00 am
14/09/2023 25th Day Theerththam
Morning 07.00 am

Evening 17.00 pm
15/09/2023 26th Day Poongavanam
Evening 17.00 pm
16/09/2023 27th Day Vairavar Poosai
வைரவர் பூசை
Evening 17.00 pm


2023 India கந்தஷஷ்டி விரதம். Skanda Shasti Viratham - Nallur, Jaffna.
13th November 2023 Kanthasasti Viratham Start
18th November 2023 Sooran Por
சூரன்போர் - Sooran Por, Nallur.
Paranai 19th November 2023.(Dates are from Thiruchendur Temple, India)

Images of Nullur Kandaswamy Temple Festival.

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