Sri Vanchinathar Temple pooja

Yama the God of Death felt very sad that he was assigned the job of taking the life of people while there are many jobs of happy nature.  He went to Tiruvarur and spoke his sorrow to Lord.  Lord Shiva directed him to go to Sri Vanchiam and pray there.  Yama performed penance.  Pleased with his penance, Lord Vanchinadheswarar appeared before him on the Masi month Bharani Star day in February-March and asked what he wished.  Yama said that he had been assigned the job of taking the life of people thus incurring their hatred and harsh criticism and he was suffering the Brahmmahati dosha caused by his job duty.  Lord Shiva assured him saying that in future, people would attribute the cause of death due to diseases, age and accidents and they would not blame him.  Lord also instructed Yama that he should permit only those who are less sinners and they should not have rebirth.  Lord also emphasized that Yama should make their end peaceful.  He also granted him the status of Kshetra Palaka and the devotees would worship him first and then only at Lord?s shrine. Accordingly, the first puja is dedicated to Yama only in this temple each day.

Those born of Magam, Pooram, Sadayam and Bharani Stars and belonging to Aries (Mesha), Aquarius (Kumba) and Leo (Simha) Rasis or Lagna pray here for any adverse planetary problems faced by them.  Also those who had lost jobs, aspiring promotions and transfers, separated couples for re-union pray here on Karthika Sundays after a bath in Gupta Ganga in November-December.

Sri Vanchinathar Temple pooja Timings:

6.00 a.m. to 12.00 a.m. and
3.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.

Note : is not a temple agent. We will do pooja on your behalf to offer and deliver Prasad to your home. The amount will be used to buy and provide Prasad at the temple. And, to awning all assorted costs such as - Covering, Shipping and also includes all government taxes. Normally it takes 7 days you to receive this prasadam from temple, if you are outside India it takes 15 days to receive your prasadam.


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