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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.

6:05 AM 10/31/2022

Nallur Murugan Temple Festival

Nallur Kandaswamy Temple Festival 2023 will be celebrated in the coming year. In this year 2022 on August 2nd, the festival coincided with the Kodiyetram festival. In addition, it was concluded on 28th of August 2022 with the Vairavar Pooja. Preparations for the 2023 Annual Festival will be done by the Nallur Temple Authorities and Jaffna Municipal Council. Nallur festival used to takes place on the sixth day following the "Aadi Amavasi" day. People who want to attend the Nallur Temple can plan their journey to get there. Prepare as Sri Lanka is an expensive country since traveling and 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.

Yesterday 28th of August 2022 and the Vairavar Poosai - வைரவர் பூசை was held at the Nallur Kandaswamy Temple. This marked the conclusion of the 2022 Annual festival of this Nallur Murugan Temple. Everyday Morning and Evening Poojas were held as usual during this festival period. Lot of Tamil people living in the foreign lands came to Jaffna for to participate in this festival. Also they came to visit their relative's homes too. Lot of passengers are travelling to Jaffna through the A/C Train from Colombo.

யாழ்ப்பாணம் நல்லூர் கந்தசுவாமி கோவில் கொடியேற்றம் 02.08.2022. Kodiyetram Festival Video.
Kodiyerakkam - கொடியிறக்கம் Festival 26th August 2022 Video.

2022 Nallur Kandaswamy Temple Ther Festival via Youtube. Watch here

Nallur Murugan Kovil

2022 Train ticket price: Colombo Jaffna A/C Express Train is Rs 3,200/- (6:30 hours travel) . Tickets can be reserved from 30 days prior to your travel date. NIC or P/P Required.
Yarldevi Train ticket price A/C Rs 2,800/- Second Class Rs 1,900/-.
In addition two trains with the name as Vavuniya Intercity and Vavuniya Night mail are operating up to Jaffna.
Colombo - Jaffna, Luxuary bus ticket price is going around Rs 2,500/- up to Rs 4,000/-.

2022 Nallur Kovil Festival. (Source)
யாழ்ப்பாணம் நல்லூர் கந்தசுவாமி கோவில் 2022 திருவிழா.

Date Day Festival Time
01/08/2022 Start Day Vairavar Utchavam
வைரவர் உற்சவம்
Evening 17.00 pm
02/08/2022 1st Day Kodiyetram
Morning 10.00 am
11/08/2022 10th Day Manjam
Evening 17.00 pm
18/08/2022 17th Day Arunagirinathar Utchavam
அருணகிரிநாதர் உற்சவம்
Evening 19.00 pm
19/08/2022 18th Day Karththigai Utchavam
கார்த்திகை உற்சவம்
Evening 17.00 pm
20/08/2022 19th DaySooryotchavam
Morning 06.45 am
21/08/2022 20th Day

Kailasa Vahanam
கைலாச வாகனம்

Morning 07.00 am

Evening 17.00 pm
22/08/2022 21th Day Kajavalli Mahavalli
Vel Vimanam
வேல் விமானம்

Morning 07.00 am

Evening 17.00 pm
23/08/2022 22st Day

Thandauthapani Utchavam
தண்டாயுதபாணி உற்சவம்
Orumuga thiruviza
ஒருமுகத் திருவிழா

Morning 07.00 am

Evening 17.00 pm
24/08/2022 23nd Day Sapparam

Evening 17.00 pm
25/08/2022 24rd Day Ther
Morning 07.00 am
26/08/2022 25th Day Theerththam
Morning 07.00 am

Evening 17.00 pm
27/08/2022 26th Day Poongavanam
Evening 17.00 pm
28/08/2022 27th Day Vairavar Poosai
வைரவர் பூசை
Evening 17.00 pm


2022 கந்தஷஷ்டி விரதம். Skanda Shasti Viratham - Nallur, Jaffna. Was closed on on 30th October 2022 with the Sooran Pour.
This time the Viratham was held for5 days only as 25th was Amavasai thithi day.
சூரன்போர் - Sooran Por, Nallur on 30th October 2022.
Paranai 31st October 2022.(These dates are from Thiruchendur Temple, India)

Images of Nullur Kandaswamy Temple Festival. (Wiki)

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