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Sri Swayambulingawami temple



Moolavar : Swayambunathar
Urchavar : NA
Amman / Thayar : Brahamma Shakti
Thala Virutcham : Brahamma Shakti
Theertham : Teppakulam
Agamam / Pooja : NA
Old year : 500-1000 years old
Historical Name : Veerai Valanadu
City : Uvari
District : Tirunelveli
State : Tamil Nadu

Singers:

   NA


Festival:

   3 day Vaikasi Visakam in May-June, Lord granting darshan to the Makara fish drawing a crowd of over 3 lakhs; Pujas on the last Fridays of each Tamil month; Thai poosam in January-February; Panguni Uthiram in March-April, New moon days in Adi (July-August and Thai month, January-February; Margazhi Tiruvadhirai in December-January; besides special pijas on full moon days, Karthikai in November-December; Vinayaka Chaturthi, first day of all Tamil months, Pradosha days (13th day either from new moon or full moon day); Deepavali; Pongal falling almost on January 14, are festival days in the temple attracting a large crowd.


Temple's Speciality:

   Lord Shiva graces as a swayambumurthi. Rays of Sun fall on the deity throughout Margazhi month ? December-January. There are four springs near the sea shore, all with fine drinking water. It is noteworthy that the water is but the abisheka theertha of Lord.


Opening Time:

   The temple is open from 6.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. and 4.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.


Address:

   Sri Swayambulinga Swami Temple, Uvari, Tirunelveli district.


Phone:

   NA


General Information:

   The Uvari temple is situated in a pleasant environment surrounded by coconut, palm, plantain and arecanut trees on the sea shore.


Prayers:

   Whatever the disease, its nature and gravity vanishes if the devotee bathes in the sea for 41 days and pray to Lord Swayamblinganatha.??The problems of the disabled, blind, hunchbacks, mentally retarded, those possessed with withcrafts and evil magic and devil spirits get cured.??Lord also helps those seeking child boon and removal of obstacles in marriage alliances.??This is the experience of the devotees of the temple since days of yore.??For those seeking mental peace, the temple is the correct destination.


Thanks giving:

   Whatever the disease, its nature and gravity vanishes if the devotee bathes in the sea for 41 days and pray to Lord Swayamblinganatha.??The problems of the disabled, blind, hunchbacks, mentally retarded, those possessed with withcrafts and evil magic and devil spirits get cured.??Lord also helps those seeking child boon and removal of obstacles in marriage alliances.??This is the experience of the devotees of the temple since days of yore.??For those seeking mental peace, the temple is the correct destination.


Greatness Of Temple:

   The main prayer commitment is that people carry the sea sand in 11 or 41 baskets and put it near the temple. Some make Nagar idols and place them in the temple.


Temple History:

   A milk vendor from Kootapanai was hit at a particular spot on his way through Uvari to sell his milk.??He cut the root of the Kadamba tree when it began to bleed.?A voice told the milk vendor that He was there and asked him to build a temple.?The milk vendor did so with palm leaves and in days that followed, the temple grew to the present size.??Devotees are happy that any illness of any nature is cured by the Lord.


Special Features:

   Miracle Based:?Lord Shiva graces as a swayambumurthi. Rays of Sun fall on the deity throughout Margazhi month ? December-January. There are four springs near the sea shore, all with fine drinking water. It is noteworthy that the water is but the abisheka theertha of Lord.?


*Sources from Dinamalar.com




 
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