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Sri Sankarankovil Temple Timings and Pooja Details

Sankarankovil Temple History

Sri Sankaranarayana Swamy Temple in Sankarankovil is a unique temple dedicated to the joint form of Lord Shiva and Shri Narayana. This form is known as Shri Sankaranarayanan. Once, the Shaivites and Vaishnavites had an argument as to who was more powerful. Lord Shiva and Vishnu appeared jointly to show they were one.

Sankarankovil Temple

Swayambhu Murti found in Ant Hill a gardener who was working to clear a snake pit or Ant Hill (Vanmeekam) discovered the Murti and immediately informed the then-Pandyan king. The king considered this to be a good sign and built a temple over the Murti. A city soon developed around the temple.

Sri Sankarankovil Temple Timings

Sankarankovil temple opening and closing times are given below. Check out Sankarankovil timings before visiting this temple.

Sankarankovil Temple DarshanTimings
Morning5:30 AM to 12:15 PM
Evening4:00 PM to 9:30 PM

Sankarankovil Temple Puja Timings

Puaj DetailsTime
Thiruvanandal7:00 a.m.
Vila pooja6:30 a.m.
Siru kala sandhi8:30 a.m.
Kala sandhi10:30 p.m.
Uchi kala sandhi12:30 p.m.
Sayaratchai5:30 p.m.
Anthajamam9:00 p.m.

Accommodation Options in Tirunelveli has many accommodation options for a comfortable stay at a budget price. You can book Dharamshala, hotels and community halls for group bookings with all the required amenities.

Book your comfortable stay online in Tirunelveli through

Sankarankovil Temple Official Website

Sankarankovil Temple Online Booking

Right now, the official website of Sankarankovil Temple does not provide any online booking facility for Darshan and puja booing.

Sri Sankarankovil Temple Timings

Festival Celebration at Sri Sankaranarayana Swamy Temple

Many festivals are celebrated throughout the year. Here, we have listed some important festivals.

  • Chitra Pramotsavam
  • Audi Tapas
  • Aipasi Thirukalyanam
  • Raft Festival

Nearby Tourist Attractions From Sankarankovil Temple

  • Red fort
  • Papanasam
  • Tirunelveli
  • Crime scene
  • Agastya
  • Kasi Viswanadha
  • Tirumalaikovil
  • Pillow
  • Ayyanar Falls
  • Karupanadi Dam
  • Tiruchendur

Sankarankovil Temple Contact Number

Sankaranarayana TempleDetails
AddressSri Sankara Narayanar Temple, Sankaran Kovil, Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu
Nearest CityRajapalayam
Email ID[email protected]

How to Reach Sankaranarayana Temple

By Air

By Air

Tuticorin Airport is 95 km from the Sankaranarayana Temple.

By Train

By Train

The nearest railway station is Sankarankoil Railway Station, which is 5 km from Sankarankovil Temple.

By Road

By Road

The Sankarankoil Main Bus Stand is 4 km away from the temple.

Sankarankovil Temple Distance From Nearby Cities

Tirunelveli73 km
Tiruchendur114 km
Kanyakumari138 km
Madurai145 km
Trivandrum147 km
Rameshwaram223 km

Here, you can easily find the complete details of the Sankarankovil Temple’s timings, history, puja details, nearby tourist attractions and how to reach Sankaranarayana Temple by different modes of transport.

Read all this information before planning your trip to Sankarankovil Temple to make your journey comfortable and memorable.

Thank You!

Sanjay Dangrocha
Sanjay Dangrocha is your guide to a world of adventure through his travel blog. Stay updated for your next journey to famous temples, travel adventures and must-visit places.”
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