Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple or Thiruvarangam is an ancient temple dedicated to Lord Ranganatha, an avatar of Sri Maha Vishnu is located in Srirangam town in Tiruchirapalli District, Tamil Nadu. The temple covers an area of 155 acres with 50 shrines, 21 towers, 39 pavilions and many water tanks integrated into the temple compound. This temple is also known as Thiruvaranga Tirupati, Periyakoil, Bhoologa Vaikundam, Bhogamandabam and It is also the first of the 108 main Sri Vishnu temples (Divyadesams).
Devotees believe that those who get darshan here on Vaikunta Ekadasi and Dwadasi days will go to Vaikuntam (Heaven) and attain Moksha.
Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple opens and close timings:
Opening at 6.00 AM and remains open until 9.00 PM
On festival days temple’s opening and closing timings may change.
Pooja Schedule/Timings Sri Ranganathar Sannathi:
Viswaroopa Seva 6:00 AM to 7:15 AM
Pooja time – (No Darshan) 7:15 AM to 9:00 AM
General Darshan Timings 9:00 AM to 12:00 Noon
Pooja time – (No Darshan) 12:00 Noon to 1:15 PM
Darshan Timings 1:15 PM to 6.00 PM
Pooja time – (No Darshan) 6.00 PM to 6:45 PM
Darshan Timings 6:45 PM to 9.00 PM
There is no Darshan after 9.00 PM at Sanctum Sanctorum
Quick Seva/Darshan – Rs.250/- for one person.
Viswaroopa Seva/ – Rs.100/- for one Person.
General Entrance – in All Seva timings
Sri Ranganachiar Sannathi Timings:
Viswaroobam Paid seva 6.30 AM to 7.15 AM
Viswaroobam Free seva 7.15 AM to 8.00 AM
Pooja time – No seva 8.00 AM to 8.45 AM
Paid Seva 8.45 AM to 12.00 Noon
Free Seva 12.00 Noon to 1.00 PM
Pooja Time – No Seva 1.00 PM to 3.00 PM
Free seva 3.00 PM to 4.00 PM
Paid seva 4.00 PM to 6.00 PM
Pooja time – No seva 6.00 PM to 6.45 PM
Paid seva 6.45 PM to 8.00 PM
Free seva 8.00 PM to 9.00 PM
No seva after 9.00 PM
Sri Chakarathalvar Sannathi Timings:
Morning Seva 7.00 AM to 9.30 AM
* Pooja time – No seva 6.45 AM to 7.00 AM
Evening Seva 6.00 PM to 9.00 PM
Mangala Arathi 9.00 PM to 9.10 PM
Note: Timings are subject to change on Festival and Important Days without notice.
Deities in The Temple:
Presiding deity Lord Ranganathar
Udayavar (Ramanujar Sannathi)
Facilities for Physically Challenged:
Special Entry for Physically Challenged people is provided by the temple.
Persons who are physically / mentally challenged, aged or terminally ill and who cannot walk are allowed for Darshan through a special entrance near the Sanctum. One dependent will be allowed along with them.
Battery car is in service for physically challenged and aged persons inside the temple premises free of cost.
A cloakroom is available near Garuda mandapam/mandapam where you can store all your belongings.
Srirangam Temple Dress Code:
The temple follows strict dress codes. Tank tops, sleeveless dresses, shorts, skirts are some of the dresses that are not allowed in this temple. People are invited to come in traditional dresses from India or to wear a headscarf to enter the temple. Some areas of the temple have restricted entry permits, and the sanctum sanctorum is only accessible to the priest. The general public can not touch the Lord’s main idol.
Srirangam Temple Festivals:
2) Nagarasothanai (Street Investigation)
3) Ankurarpanam (Sprouting the seeds)
4) Viruppan ( Chithirai Ther )
5) Sri Vaikunta Ekadesi
6) Kaisiga Ekadesi
9) Sri Rama Navami
10) Janmashtami (Sri Krishna Jayanthi)
15) Annual Grand Brahmotsavam Celebrated for 11 days. (Dwaja Aroham, Kalpavriksha Vahanam, Sesha Vahanam, Garuda Vahanam, Hanumantha Vahanam, Kalyana Utsavam, Rathotsavam, Pushpayagam, ChakaraSanam, Gaja Vahanam, Ashwa Vahanam)
Prasadams Offered in Srirangam Temple:
At Chakarathalwar Sannathi:- Curd rice, Panchamirtham (Fruit mix) and Holy Theertham.
Hanuman Sannathi:- Curd rice, Panchamirtham (Fruit mix) and Holy Theertham.
Dhanvanthri Sannathi:- Sweet Pongal, Panchamirtham (Fruit mix) and Holy Theertham.
Singar Sannathi:- Sweet Pongal, Panchamirtham (Fruit mix) and Holy Theertham.
E-services Available in Srirangam Temple:
e – Seva
e – Lodging
e – Annadhanam
e – Hundi
e – Kosala
Temples Around Srirangam:
Gunaseelam 18 KMs
Thiruvellarai 15 KMs
Uthmar koil(Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva are seen / Situated in the way towards Salem from Trichy)
Samayapuram 16 KMs
Thiruvanaikkaval 6 KMs
Srirangam Temple Address:
Sri Ranganatha Swamy Temple
Tamil Nadu, India.
Phone : +91 431 -2432246
Fax : +91 431 -2436666
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