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Sri Varadaraja Perumal Temple, Pondicherry 

Infant children are given the first rice feeding known as Annaprasanam in the temple. They bring the child to the temple and feed in front of him so that the child would grow with the blessings of the lord and become great in life.

The Lord responds every prayer of the devotee. All appeals for children, marriage and other matter are placed at the feet of the Lord by the devotees. Those facing litigations and cases in the court, those aspiring a government job, couples separated due to some reason or other are sure that Lord Varadaraja is the solution to all their problems.

Offerings in the Hundi, performing Thirumanjanam to the Lord, offering Tulsi garland, lighting Deeps with ghee, offering Vahanas (vehicle) such as Garuda (the divine eagle), offering clothes, decorating the Lord with sandal paste etc. are the commitments people undertake to realize their expectations. They also feed the poor.

Speciality of Sri Varadaraja Perumal Temple, Pondicherry

Infant children are given the first rice feeding known as Annaprasanam in the temple. They bring the child to the temple and feed in front of him so that the child would grow with the blessings of the lord and become great in life. Pushkarani: There are 83 spring holes in Pushkarani holy spring. There are also 12 wells. The water is green in colour as it contains an acid. Scientists had confirmed the acid content. Bathing in this water cures fever, headache etc.

Opening Timings

The temple is opened from 6.00 a.m. to 12.00 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m.

Festivals at Sri Varadaraja Perumal Temple, Pondicherry

  • 10 days Theerthavari, Brammotsavam in the month of Vaikasi (May-June), 5 day Pavithra festival in Avani (August-September), 25 day Ramar festival in Chithirai (April-May), 10 day Adipooram and Gajendra Moksha in Adi month (July-August) Vaikunda Ekadasi in Margazhi (December-January), Thai Poosam in January-February) Kodandaramar festival in Masi month (February-March) and a festival for the Mother – Thayar in the month of Panguni (March-April) are the festivals so grandly celebrated in the temple. Also the Saturdays and Navarathri in Purattasi month (September-October) are celebrated. The temple will wear a festive look on Deepavali, Pongal, New year days of both Tamil and English Calendars. Karthika Light festival in November-December.

Address & Contact Details of Sri Varadaraja Perumal Temple, Pondicherry

Sri Varadaraja Perumal Temple, Pondicherry-605 001.

Phone Number: +91-413-222 4340

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