Monday, March 6, 2017

Krishnaswamy Temple, Ambasamudram, Thirunelveli

Krishnaswamy Temple, Ambasamudram, Thirunelveli
Krishnaswamy Temple (Krishnan Koil) is a prominent Vaishnavite temple situated at Eastern Ambasamudram in Thirunelveli District on the SH 40 which connects Thirunelveli and Ambasamudram. The exact age of this temple is not known and it had been constructed over 500 years ago. This temple is administered by The Hindu Religious & Charitable Endowments Department. Pavalamalli and Pathiri is the Thala Virutcham (holy tree) of this temple. Theertham (holy water) of this temple is known as Harihara Theertham.





Sri Krishnaswamy Temple in Ambasamudram is located at 8.703179, 77.459773 or 8°42'11.4"N 77°27'35.2"E. It is Prarthana Sthalam for bringing together Separated Couples. This place is called as Punnai Vana Kshetram. Presiding Deity is Krishna made of Salagrama Stone in a standing posture playing the flute along with Rukmini and Satyabhama. The Utsava deity is also in a similar posture playing the flute.





Legends
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The Temple
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Temple Opening Time
The temple is open from 8.00 a.m. to 10.30 a.m. and from 5.30 p.m. to 8.30 p.m.
Festivals
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Prayers
People pray for unity in family and for excellence of children in education. Also those facing long delays in marriage pray to Perumal. Devotees perform Tirumanjanam to Perumal and offer sweet pudding – Sarkarai Pongal as Nivedhana. Lord removes all the adverse aspects of the devotees caused by planetary effects. People offer Tirumanjanam to Lord on such days of the planets unfavorable to them offering vastras. Those facing Saturn effects pray with rice on Saturdays. Students pray with green pulses on Wednesdays to excel in education.  
Prarthana Sthalam:
This is a Prarthana Sthalam for bringing together separated couples. It is believed that performing a Tirumanjanam for Lord Krishna at this temple and offering sincere prayers here will bring together separated couples. As part of the success of their prayers, within 6 months of child birth, devotees may perform Milk Abisheka for Lord Krishna.
Contact
Arulmigu Krishnaswamy Temple,
Krishnan Koil Street,
Ambasamudram – 627 401
Thirunelveli District
Phone: +91 – 4634 – 251 445 / 250 555
Mobile: +91 – 99439 57884
Connectivity
Krishnan Koil is located 100 yards east of the Ambasamudram Arch and is a 5 minute walk from the Ambai bus stand. Buses are available every 15 minutes from Thirunelveli. Train services twice a day from Thirunelveli and Tenkasi to Ambasamudram. Ambasamudram is 37 Kms from Tenkasi, 12 Kms from Veeravanallur, 47 Kms from Thirunelveli, 206 Kms from Madurai and 143 Kms from Thiruvananthapuram. Nearest Railway Station is located at Ambasamudram. Nearest Airport is located Madurai and Thiruvananthapuram.

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