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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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2019 Nallur Festival.

Nallur Murugan Kovil

2019 Nallur Kovil Festival - Annual Thiruvila.

2019 Nallur Festival was concluded as usual after the Poongavanam festival day. The festival was conducted for 25 days and was administered by the Nallur Temple authorities. Jaffna Municipal council did all the arrangments for to care of the area while Sri Lanka Police did looked after the security measures for the attending devotees. Main roads around the temple was closed and those who have special passes were allowed to pass through these roads. "Kavadi" Vehicles were allowed to come through the front side road (Point Pedro Road) of the temple and were allowed to exit using the Chetty Street after ending their Procession. Regular bus routes along the temple complex were closed and used other designated routes during the festival. St John Ambulance and Srilanka Scouts to offered their volunteer service every year along with Northern Region Police Department.

Nallur Kandasamy Temple Annual Festival 2019 is an important event for the Sri Lanka origin Hindus living all over the world.
Nallur Murugan Kovil Festival 2019 was started on Monday 05th August 2019 with the Vairavar Shanthi festival. And the 2019 annual festival of Nallur temple in Jaffna did continued for another 27 days.

2019 Nallur Temple Festival Starting Date: 05/08/2019 Vairavar Shanthi Pooja
Kodiyetram 06/08/2019.
2019 Nallur Temple Festival Ending Date: 01/09/2019.

The festival used to take place daily in the morning and evening during these festival days.

Millions of devotees are expected to attend the festival during this annual festival in Jaffna. Jaffna Municipal Council used to work hard to keep the surrounding area to be clean and tidy. Sri Lanka police used to be deployed in and around the temple complex to prevent the devotees from the attack of thieves and pick pockets.

During the 2019 Nallur temple festival all the roads that are coming towards the Nallur Murugan temple will be closed for the vehicles drivers must use alternative routes to reach their destinations. Buddhist and Sinhalese people who are coming to visit Nainativu (Nagadeepa Island), Dambakola Patuna Sangamiththa Temple and the Jaffna Nagadeepa Vihara used to visit this Nallur Temple too for worshiping. Those Tamil Diaspora people who are living abroad and want to visit the Nallur temple for the 2019 annual festival must book or reserve their hotel rooms as early as possible.

How to reach Nallur Temple During the Festival Days?

  • You can reach Nallur by train, Bus and with any vehicles. You need to plan the trip as there are lot of people may to travel over here.
  • There are 4 Trains are running daily between Colombo and Jaffna. You can reserve your tickets up to 30 days prior to your journey.
  • Also reserve your return train seats from Jaffna to Colombo early, as there may be a rush during the festival days.
  • Large A/C coaches can be booked from Wellawatte and Kotahena to reach Jaffna.
  • Busses Tickets can be booked in the Jaffna town along the Hospital road.
  • Private vans too can be hired for to travel from Colombo and Jaffna during these days.

Nallur Festival Dates in 2019.

DateDayFestivalTime
05/08/2019 Monday Vairavar ShanthiEvening 17:00 pm
06/08/2019 Tuesday1st Day Kodiyetram
கொடியேற்றம்
Morning 10.00 am
15/08/2019 Thursday10th DayManjam
மஞ்சம்
Evening 17.00 pm
22/08/2019 Thursday17th DayArunagirinathar Utchavam
அருணகிரிநாதர் உற்சவம்
Evening 19.00 pm
23/08/2019 Friday18th DayKarththigai Utchavam
கார்த்திகை உற்சவம்
Evening 17.00 pm
24/08/2019 Saturday19th DaySooryotchavam
சூர்யோற்சவம்
Morning 07.00 am
25/08/2019 Sunday20th DaySanthanagopalar
சந்தானகோபாலர்
Morning 07.00 am
26/08/2019 Monday21st DayKajavalli Mahavalli
கஜவல்லிமஹாவல்லி

Vel Vimanam - Gold Chariot -
வேல் விமானம்
Morning 07.00 am
Evening 17.00 pm
27/08/2019 Tuesday22nd DayThandauthapani Utchavam
தண்டாயுதபாணி உற்சவம்
Orumuga thiruviza
ஒருமுகத் திருவிழா
Morning 07.00 am
Evening 17.00 pm
28/08/2019 Wednesday23rd DaySapparam
சப்பறம்
Evening 17.00 pm
29/08/2019 Thursday24th DayTher
தேர்
Morning 07.00 am
30/08/2019 Friday25th DayTheerththam
தீர்த்தம்
Morning 07.00 am
31/08/2019 Saturday26th DayPoongavanam
பூங்காவனம்
Evening 17.00 pm
01/09/2019 Sunday27th DayVairavar Poosai
வைரவர் பூசை
Evening 17.00 pm

Notice To Nallur Temple Visitors.

Due to prevailing situation in the country worshipers and visitors are requested not to bring unwanted heavy bags and boxes with them to the temple area. For security reason, if you are leaving your vehicle alone around the temple complex, leave your mobile phone number to be visible inside of the vehicle.



Nallur Ther Festival 2018 Video.
Nallur Official Website.

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