Arulmigu Karkuvel Ayyanar Temple

      Karkuvel Ayyanar is a regional Tamil male deity who is popular in South India, particularly Tamil Nadu. Sri Karkuvel ayyanar temple is located in a village named Therikudiyiruppu in Kayamozhi, Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu. This temple is only 14 kilometer from Thiruchendur. Sri Karkuvel ayyanar temple is about 500–1000 years old.The main festival in Karkuvel Ayyanar Temple "Kallar Vettu". Many lakhs people gather here on this festival. It is surrounded by Red sand.

      This ayyanar temple is in a village which is near the famous Thiruchendur temple of Tamil Nadu. The Karkuvel ayyanar’s temple is on the west side of the village. It seems once upon a time this area was ruled by a pandya king called Athi veera rana soora Pandyan. He had a minister called ayyanar. It is believed he was the human form of the son of Shiva and Vishnu.

      In this kingdom there was a special mango tree near a pond. This mango tree yielded only one mango fruit per year. It was a believed that eating that fruit would give divine powers. So the king protected the mango tree with several security guards. In that village there lived a pious widow. She used to daily take water for her use daily morning. One day the mango which had fallen in the previous night went in to her water pot and she carried it home without knowing. Next day morning the security guardsstarted searching for the fruit.

      This ayyanar temple is in a village which is near the famous Thiruchendur temple of Tamil Nadu. The Karkuvel ayyanar’s temple is on the west side of the village. It seems once upon a time this area was ruled by a pandya king called Athi veera rana soora Pandyan. He had a minister called Kayyanar. It is believed he was the human form of the son of Shiva and Vishnu.

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Panguni Uthiram Festival Invitation 29.03.2018 to 30.03.2018 

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Important Festivals

Kallar Vettu

Panguni Uthiram Festival.

Ivaraja Pooja.

Aadikkodai Festival.

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    Pooja timing 

8.00 a.m. to 9.00 a.m. - Kalasanthi Pooja

11.00 a.m. to 12.00 Noon. - Uchikala Pooja

6.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m. - Sayaratchai Pooja

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