Home > Amman Temples > Sri Raja Durga temple

Sri Raja Durga temple

Moolavar : Raja Durga
Urchavar : NA
Amman / Thayar : NA
Thala Virutcham : NA
Theertham : NA
Agamam / Pooja : NA
Old year : 500 years old
Historical Name : NA
City : Tiruvarur
District : Tiruvarur
State : Tamil Nadu




   The temple celebrates all Fridays in the month of Tamil Aadi ? July-August with special pujas.

Temple's Speciality:

   Mother Raja Durga appears majestically in a sitting posture in the Simha (Lion) vahan facing east.

Opening Time:

   The temple is open from 7.00 a.m. to 12.30 p.m. and from 5.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m.


   Sri Raja Durga Temple, Tirumanjana Street, Tiruvarur.



General Information:

   Mother Raja Durga is the fortune giver to those born of Pooram, Uthiram, Hastham, Chithirai and Magam stars and belonging to Rishaba, Simha, Kanya, Tula, Makara and Kumba signs of the zodiac circle.


   ?People pray to Mother Raja Durga for relief from various obstacles faced by them and for prosperity.

Thanks giving:

   People belonging to the above stars and zodiac signs perform abishek and archanas with red flower garlands, offer saris and light lamps with cow ghee

Greatness Of Temple:

   Mother Durga traditionally placed on the north prakara in temples, is the presiding deity of this temple in the sanctum sanctorum in a sitting posture on Her Lion Vahan with a merciful face.? Mother Raja Durga is holding conch, discus, sword and trident in Her four hands and wearing the crescent moon on the head.? Mahakavi Kalidasa in his celebrated epic Raghuvamsam says that Lord Sri Rama worshipped Mother Raja Durga before His march on Lanka to rescue Mother Sita.

Temple History:

   Mother Raja Durga represents the glory of Lords Brahmma, Vishnu and Shiva and the three powers called Icha, Kriya and Gnana.? She also represents the essence of Vedas, Agamas and Puranas.? Mother Jaya Durga granting all success to Her devotees in all endeavours and at all times, is in this temple praised as Raja Durga.?

Special Features:

   Miracle Based:?Mother Raja Durga graces the devotees from the sanctum sanctorum of the temple sitting on Her Lion Vahan, facing west.?

*Sources from Dinamalar.com

Home        Worship       Gallery      Travel        Slokas     Contact us