About Makara Nedunkuzhaikathar Temple
Makara Nedunkuzhaikathar Temple in Thenthiruperai, Tamil Nadu is one of the nine temples dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It is also a Divya Desam and Navagraha Temple with Shukra (Venus) as its deity. Explore Makara Nedunkuzhaikathar Temple Timings The temple, located on the south bank of the Thamirabarani River is also known as Nigeria Mugil Vannan temple and Shukra Sthalam. Garuda Sevai festival in the month of Baisakh is celebrated with great zeal and pomp here.
Durvasha’s curse and Varuna’s penance
Bhoodevi, one of Lord Vishnu’s consorts was once cursed by Sage Durvasha because she did not notice his arrival and offended the sage. Bhoodevi prayed to Perumal here in the Thamirabarani River. When she emerged from the river she had two fish-shaped earrings which she presented to Lord Vishnu. Varuna Dev also got rid of Jupiter’s curse at this place by praying to Perumal.
Makara Nedunkuzhaikathar Temple Timings
7:00 AM to 12 Noon
5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Makara Nedunkuzhaikathar Temple Pujas and Aartis
08.30 AM Kaala Shanti Pooja
11.30 AM Uchchi Kaala Pooja
06.00 PM Sayaratchi Pooja
08.00 PM Aravanai Pooja
Nearby places to visit from Makara Nedunkuzhaikathar Temple
Theri Kaadu Nature Preserve
How to reach Makara Nedunkuzhaikathar Temple
Srivaikuntam railway station is 9 km from the temple.
Tirunelveli railway station is 37 km from the temple.
Both Trivandrum and Madurai airports are about 170 km from the temple.
Distances from Thenthiruperai
Tirunelveli – 30 km
Tiruchendur – 22 km
Kanyakumari – 95 km
Madurai – 175 km
Rameshwaram – 217 km
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