Sri Adi Jagannatha Perumal Temple Thiruppullani

Thiruppullani village is located in Ramanathapuram district, It is located 62.3 km distance from Rameswaram island via NH87. The main tourist attraction in Thirupullani is Sri Adi Jagannatha Perumal Temple, popularly known as Thirupullani Temple. This temple is mentioned in the Tamil classic devotional literature” Naalayira Dhivya Prabantham”, Thirumangai Azhwar sung a song on this place and the temple. and also Thiruppllai temple is referred in Valmiki Ramayana, Ramayana written by the great Tamil poet Kambar.

It is one of the 108 Divya Desam temples.  Thiruppullani Sri Adi Jagannatha Perumal is also called as  Sri Kalyana Jagannatha Perumal. It is believed that those who have difficulties or dhoshams regarding marriages and childbirth worship Jagannatha Perumal

Sri Adi Jagannatha Perumal Temple Thiruppullani

The Mythical Story behind Thiruppullani Temple:

There are numerous mythical stories behind Sri Adi Jagannatha Perumal Temple. As indicated by one legend, Lord Rama while on his approach to Lanka to battle the demon king Ravana, who had abducted Goddess Sita and put her in exile in Sri Lanka, Lord Rama planned to rescue Devi Sitha from Ravana, so Rama decides to went to Sri Lanka with his army, when he reach Thiruppullani, near Rameshwaram he had asked for Lord Samudra Raja, the God of Ocean to enable a route through the sea to Lanka. It is said that Lord Rama had offered a penance by lying on the Kusa grass;  The grass bed is known as Dharba Sayanam,  In the Tamil language, the word Thiruppullani means that the bed made by grass Dharba sayanam is Sanskrit word means the same.

Afterward, Lord Samudraraja, subsequent to influencing the ocean to delicate and low, had requested that the Lord construct a scaffold to Lanka.

As indicated by another legend, at this place, Lord Rama had met Pullar maharishi under a peepal tree. It is said that Lord Rama has offered his supplications to Sri Adi Jagannatha Perumal at this place before beginning his trip to Lanka. Adi Jagannatha Perumal at that point gave Lord Rama a bow which was utilized to execute the battle with the demon king  Ravana.

There is another legend as indicated by which King Dasaratha who was the dad of Lord Rama, had offered supplications here. Lord Rama’s father acquires the holy Payasam (Sweet Pudding) from the supreme god and it is believed that after offering that holy sweet pudding to his three wives because of this his spouses brought forth his kids – Rama, Lakshmana, Bharatha, and Shatrughna. Attributable to this legend, numerous childless couples come here to pray to the god and look for favors of the Lord to offers children to them.

History of Thiruppullani temple:

This Temple is believed to be constructed in 8th century CE Cholas, Pandyas, and Sethupathi Kings of Ramnad was given their devoted contribution to the construction of this beautiful temple.

Importance of Thiruppulani temple

The Adi Jaganatha Perumal is every day encouraged with Milk Paayasam as the “Naivedhyam” in the night. It is said that every one of the explorers travels towards Rameswaram, need to venerate this Thiruppullani Aadhi Jagannathan. On the west side of the temple premises, there is a major Banyan is there and underneath that is discovered a bunches of Siva Lingam. It is said that individuals can get the pregnancy by praying the Siva Lingam underneath the tree.

The devotees who have difficulties in marriages also worship Thiruppullani Aadhi Jaganadha to get rid of the problems and difficulties.

Thiruppulani Temple Pooja Timings:

The Thiruppulani temple is opening at morning 7:00 AM to 12:30 PM and 3:30 PM to 8:30 PM. Devotees offer their offerings and perform puja to lord Adhi Jagannatha Perumal at Thiruppullani temple in these timings.

Puja Name Timing
Ushathkalam Pooja 7AM
Kalasanthi Pooja 8AM
Uchikalam Pooja 12PM
Sayarakshai Pooja 6PM
Irandamkalam Pooja 7PM
Ardha Jamam Pooja 10PM

How to Reach Sri Adi Jagannatha Perumal Temple – Thiruppullani:

Thiruppullani village is located in Ramanathapuram district, It is located 62.3 km distance from Rameswaram island via NH87. And it is located 11.7 Km from Ramanathapuram.

Thiruppulani Temple Location Map:


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