Thirupampuram Temple

Nageswara Swamy Temple

If you belong to the Hindu religion, then you must be well aware of the Kal Sharpa Dosha or The Naga Badha. This phenomenon is something where a person with this flaw attached to this or her fate will have to face a lot of difficulties throughout his or her lifetime.  To get rid of this hindrance or Badha, the person is seldom asked to visit the Temple of Thirupampuram.

Thirupampuram is a place of remedy for Rahu – Kethu Dosha. Devotees will receive all the blessings and benefits that they can get from visiting the Naga Dosha remedy places like Kumbakonam, Thirunageshwaram, Nagore, Kalahasti and Keelapperumpallam by worshipping the Lord Shiva in Thirupampuram temple.

This place is the third temple of the four places to worship on the night of Shivaratri. Thirupampuram is a place of innumerable glories. It is the place where Aditya, the Lord Brahman, the Goddess Parvati, the sage Agathiyar, the God Sun etc. worshipped the Lord Shiva, the place where the curse of the Lord Indra was absolved, the place where the sin of the river Ganges was absolved and the place where the curse of the Lord Moon was also absolved.  

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Thirupampuram Temple

The main deity of this temple is Seshapureeswarar, Pampureshwarar Pampeesar, Pampura Nathar. It is believed that at this temple, the people who are affected by the Naga Dosha, get cured of the flaw, once they worship the established lords of this mighty place. The Naga Doshas are said to be created by the feared Lord of the Hindu mythology, Ketu, and Rahu. Aadiseshan, the supposed King of the Snakes, according to the Hindu myths, is believed to have worshiped the Gods at this very temple. This is the reason why the temple is also known as Thirupampuram.

Thirupampuram Rahu Ketu Temple Pooja Benefits

The people who have the flaw of the Kalsarpa Dosha or are going under the effect of 7 years of Ketu and 18 years of Rahu are advised to pay a visit to this temple to get rid of them. It is important to mention at this juncture, that the people with such ill-effects on their fate face a lot of difficulties in their life to achieve success, fame, wealth. Some are even said to be going through ill-health condition for a considerable time of their lives. Others, no matter how hard they work in their professions or personal life, get hardly any recognition or success for it. The other flaws or Doshas of fate, according to the Hindu belief, like Kalathira is also said to be cured at the Thirupampuram Temple. The Kalathira Dosha is believed to be creating several obstacles in a person’s life through affecting marriage, studies, career and even health. The affected persons are said to witness snakes in their dreams frequently, which suggest that they should immediately pay a visit to this temple and perform the rituals under the direction of the head pujari or the main priest of the temple according to his suggestions or directions.

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Thirupampuram Rahu Ketu Temple Legends

If referred to the stories f the Puranas when Ganesha was in his ritual of worshipping Lord Shiva in Kailash, the snake that was on Shiva’s neck thought that he is also a supreme lord. When Lord Shiva came to know about the snake’s feelings, he cursed the snake and also cursed the entire Naga clan, including the king Aadiseshan, Ketu and Rahu that they will lose their supernatural powers. After that, the three snake lords lost all their powers and suffered a lot. They prayed to Lord Shiva so that he can forgive them of their baseless arrogance. Siva ordered them to worship Him on the auspicious day of Shivaratri at the temple of Thirupampuram. Following Shiva’s orders, the Naga clans started to worship Lord Shiva at Kumbakonam Nageswarar, Nagore Naga Nathar, Thirupampuram Pampura Nathar and Thirunageswaram Naganathar, on the specified occasion and got rid of their curses. The devotees, who will successfully worship the Lords in the temple of Thirupampuram, will also get the chance to worship at the other temples of the same area which are also associated with the correction of the fate and freeing it from Naga Dosha. The temples are Keezha Perumpallam, Kalahasthi and Thirunageswaram. Such is the might of the Thirupampuram Temple of Tamil Nadu, where people can find the find the Ketu and Rahu in one single body. The three important Shaivite deities Sundarar, Sampanhar and Appar mentioned about this temple as well. As the mythologies say, Gods on Earth live in the form of snakes. The Snakes who visit the temple have a fascinating aspect of no affecting any human being with their poisonous bite. Many times, people have claimed to have witnessed the most unusual site of the snakes’ devotion to Lords Shiva and Parvati, where the creatures shed their skin, and they present those to the Lord as garland.

Thirupampuram Rahu Ketu Temple

Every day Morning 7:30 to 12:30 in the noon, evening 4:00 pm to 9pm in the night. Special pujas are carried on Sundays and Tuesdays from 2:45 pm till 8:00 pm in the night. Thursday- Rahu and Ketu Puja- from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm. Wednesdays- Rahu Ketu puja from morning 6:30 to 1:30 in the evening.

Thirupampuram Rahu Ketu Temple Accommodations

  • Hotel Selvies, (P) LTD, 2, Kattukara Street Santhamangalam, Madapuram, Thiruvarur-610002
  • Arun Hotel, Santhamangalam, KTR Nagar, Thiruvarur, TN-610002.
  • Hotel Kauveri, Santhamangalam, KTR Nagar, Thiruvarur, TN-610002
  • Hotel MMA, 3364a, Dr. Kalaingar Nagar, Mannarkudi Road, T. Nagar, Vilamal, Thiruvarur- 610001


So if you are one of the affected people y the Naga Dosha, try and pay a visit to this mighty temple.

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