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Nallur Kandaswamy Temple Festival 2020.

5:58 AM 7/27/2020

Nallur Murugan Kovil

Nallur Kandaswamy Temple Festival 2020 is now going ahead in this year as usual. The 25 days festival is being celebrated day and night with special poojas. Annual festival for the year 2020 was started on 25th July 2020 and will close on 18th August 2020. Lot of Tamil people who are staying in the foreign countries want to know the festival dates. Knowing the dates early will help them to stop eating poultry and kinds of meat and sea food to celebrate the event with vegetarian food. This festival used to take place for 25 days and the last 15 days are popular and used to attract hundreds of thousands of devotees. This is one of the Hindu Temple festival and the visitors are expected to respect the Temple's advice when going to visit in to the Temple. Staying out of the temple premise doesn’t see any conditions.

There had some new changes occurred due to the Corona Virus spreading in the Island. The Government doesn’t like people gather around for worshipping places as there are chances for the virus to attack more people. Under these situations festival used to take place inside of the complex only. As per the Government official only limited number of worshippers are being allowed during the Nallur temple Festival in this year. Also they must clean their hands and wear face masks and need to maintain social distancing. There are lot of personals are on duty to maintain and to check the surrounding during the 25 days festival. Kavadi, Annathanam ( Food) and water issuing to public will not be allowed during the festival days around the temple complex.25th Day “Ther” festival is the important one where thousands of people are required to pull the Ther around the temple complex. Let’s wait and see how the festival is going to take place during this Corona Virus warning period.

Nallur Murugan Kovil

For the transport lot of trains, busses, and mini coaches used to be engaged on this route during the festival days. It is better to make your early travel arrangements as there used to be a big rush in the last days. Mean while foreign devotees can get the Colombo Jaffna Air transport service starting Ratmalana to Palaly Airport. One way flight ticket is priced at Rs 7,500/-

2020 Nallur Kovil Festival Dates..

25/07/20201st DayKodiyetram
Morning 10.00 am
03/08/202010th DayManjam
Evening 17.00 pm
11/08/202017th DayArunagirinathar Utchavam
அருணகிரிநாதர் உற்சவம்
Evening 19.00 pm
12/08/202018th DayKarththigai Utchavam
கார்த்திகை உற்சவம்
Evening 17.00 pm
12/08/202019th DaySooryotchavam
Morning 07.00 am
13/08/202020th DaySanthanagopalar

Kailasa Vahanam
கைலாச வாகனம்
Morning 07.00 am
Evening 17.00 pm
14/08/202021st DayKajavalli Mahavalli

Vel Vimanam
வேல் விமானம்
Morning 07.00 am
Evening 17.00 pm
15/08/202022nd DayThandauthapani Utchavam
தண்டாயுதபாணி உற்சவம்

Orumuga thiruviza
ஒருமுகத் திருவிழா
Morning 07.00 am
Evening 17.00 pm
16/08/202023rd DaySapparam
Evening 17.00 pm
17/08/202024th DayTher
Morning 07.00 am
18/08/202025th DayTheerththam
Morning 07.00 am
19/08/202026th DayPoongavanam
Evening 17.00 pm
20/08/2020 27th DayVairavar Poosai
வைரவர் பூசை
Evening 17.00 pm

Images of Nullur Kandaswamy Temple Festival. (Wiki)

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