Kalatheeswarar Temple

Kalatheeswarar Temple

Kalatheeswarar Temple – History, Timings, Seva Details, Darshan, Archana, Abhishekam, How to Reach, Booking

Kalatheeswarar History:

Kalatheeswarar Temple seated in Pondicherry dedicated to the deities Sri Kalatheeswarar, Sri Vardharaja Perumal and Sri Gnanambigai Amman, goddess Sri Devi and goddess Bhoodevi. The temple has an authentic Hindu style of architecture. The temple has a sacred tree which is known as the Vanni tree. The Rajagopuram of the temple measures about 75 feet high. One can easily reach this temple. This temple is the temple which is one among them where the idols of both Lord Shiva and Lord Perumal together. There are only seven places in India where both the deities are located at the same place.

Kalatheeswarar Temple Timings:

Opening Timings of the Temple 6.00 am
Closing Timings of the Temple 9.30 pm

Kalatheeswarar Darshan Timings:

Morning 6.30 am to 11.00 am
Evening 4.00 pm to 10.30 pm

Kalatheeswarar Pooja Timings:

Morning Pooja 7.00 am to 10.30 am
Evening Pooja 6.00 pm to 10.00 pm
Note: Prarthana Sthalam – Raghu Kedhu Parikrama

Kalatheeswarar Abhishekam Details:

Abhishekam Price
Sivan and Ambal Abhishekam Rs 2,000/- (Morning & Evening)
Vinayagar Abhishekam Rs 1,500/- (Morning at 8.00 am)
Murugan Abhishekam Rs 1,500/- (Morning at 8.00 am)
Agathiyar Abhishekam Rs 1,500/- (Morning at 8.00 am)
Prathosham Rs 8,000/- (Evening)
Prathosham includes – Abhishekam, Prasadam, Garland & Temple Fee

Kalatheeswarar Festivals in the Temple

  • Sivan Brahmotsavam
  • Perumal Brahmotsavam
  • New Year
  • Pavithra Urchavam
  • Aaruthra Urchavam

Kalatheeswarar Temple Location:

106, Mission Street, Puducherry – 605001

Accommodation Near The Kalatheeswarar Temple:


Parking at the Temple:


Nearby Restaurants to the Temple:

  • Cafe des Arts
  • Cafe Xtasi
  • La Pasta World Ethnic Italian Restaurant
  • Nem Farm Fresh
  • New Banana Cafe & Restaurant
  • Surguru Spot Restaurant
  • Villa Shanti

How to Reach Pondicherry?

By Airport:

Pondicherry Airport is the nearest Airport which is 4.7 km away from the temple

By Railway Station:

Pondicherry Railway Station is the nearest Railway Station which is 1.2  km away

By Road:

Pondicherry is well connected with other major cities

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