Sunday, December 4, 2016

Loganatha Perumal Temple, Thirukannangudi, Nagapattinam

Loganatha Perumal Temple, Thirukannangudi, Nagapattinam
Loganatha Perumal Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Vishnu located at Thirukannangudi, 2 km away from SikkalTamilnadu, India on the Tiruvarur-Nagapatnam highway. It is one of the "Divya Desams", the 108 temples of Vishnu revered by the 12 poet saints, or Alwars. This Temple is located about 8kms West of Nagapattinam, off the Nagapattinam- Thiruvarur Highway. This Temple at Thiru Kannangudi, which is also part of the Pancha Krishna Kshetram. This is the final point of Krishnaranya Kshetram, which begins at Naachiyar Koil in Thiru Naraiyur and passes through Thiru Cherai, Kannamangai and Kannapuram.










Legends
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The Temple
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Temple Opening Time
The temple remains open from 6 am to 12 noon and in the evening from 5 pm to 8 pm.
Festivals
Chittirai Utsavam – April or May, Navarathri – September or October
and Vaikunta Ekadasi – December or January are the festivals celebrated in this temple with much fanfare. On every Masi Magam, the lord god of this place goes to the seashore and blesses all his devotees there.
Religious Significance
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Contact
Loganatha Perumal Temple,
Thirukannangudi, Nagapattinam District
Phone: +91- 4365-245 350
Connectivity
This Temple is located about 8kms West of Nagapattinam, off the Nagapattinam- Thiruvarur Highway. One can take the Nagai -Thiruvarur bus (buses every 5-10 minutes) and get down at Aazhiyur, about 6 kms from Nagai. From there, one can take a mini bus to Kannangudi (South - about 5 minute’s drive). An auto from Nagapattinam to Kannangudi and back would cost about Rs. 200/-. One can also reach Thiru Kannangudi from Thirukannapuram (about 25 kms) by car.
The nearest Airport is Tiruchirapalli Airport, located 145 km (90 miles) away from the town. Nagapattinam railway junction connects Thiruvarur in the west, Nagore in the north, Velankanni in the south and Karaikal in the east. There is a daily express train to Chennai via Mayiladuthurai and Ernakulam via Coimbatore and it connects all major cities.

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