Navagraha

Temple’s Peculiarity:

This enormous temple sprawls across two acre farm; all statues here are gigantic and amazing. The main God Saneeswara effigy is about 27 feet tall and all other star effigies are 15 feet tall. People from all over the world come here to witness the marvel.

Festivals:

On Saturdays this temple is packed with devotees as this is the day preferred by Lord Saneeswarar. Festivals of this temple are Sani Prathosam, and New Year.

Special offerings:

People suffering from adverse planetary effect visit this temple and do special poojas for their corresponding star deities. They offer black cloth, and Pooja set with beetle leaves and fruits.

Timings:

Opening time of this temple is from 6 am to 11 am then from 6 pm to 9 pm.

Uniqueness:

There 108 trees of different breed and of different age around this temple. There are statues of all 27 stars, Siva, Ganesha and even Vastu Bhagavan all above 15 feet tall. These factors make this temple one of its own kinds.

Address:

Navagraha temple is in Pondicherry - Tindivanam road which is 5 km away from Pondicherry.

Nearby Temple:

Nearby temples is Sri Pratyangira Devi Temple.

Travel Mode
Bus:

Buses from all major cities in Tamil Nadu will connect you to Pondicherry. This temple is located in Pondicherry Tindivanam road.

Train:

Pondicherry railway station is well connected by all trains in Tamil Nadu.

Airport:

Chennai airport is handy to Pondicherry.

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