Though it is mandatory to perform Sraddha for the ancestors, many of us do not perform.

Pitru Dosha„ curse of the Pitrus for not being properly when they were alive and no performance of Sraddha may be atoned in some temples.

One is Gaya Sraddha and the performance of Sraddha at Benares.

Swetharanyeswara Temple, Thiruvengadu.


There are some more temples where the Piru dosha parihara Poojas may be performed.

Rameswaram is another.

Some more temples where the Parihara may be performed.

4.Seshampadi near Kumbakonam.


Swarnavalli sametha Muktheeswarar temple is at Thilatharpanapuri 2.6kms from Koothanur.

Koothanoor is near Poonthottam which is on Mayavaram – Tiruvarur Road.

The nearest railway station is at Poonthottam. The main deities here are Swarnavalli Thayar and Mukthiswarar.

The name Thilatharpanapuri comes from two words thil meaning Gingely and tharpana is the Hindu ritual of performing pithru karmas (ritual of paying tribute to ancestors) to ones ancestors.

It is also known as Sethalapathy.


Airport.Dabolim, 91 Km,Goa.Hubli, Karnataka,124 Km.

Trains are available from Major Cities of India.Railway Station Gokarna Road.

7.*Srivanchiyam, near Thiruvarur, Tamil Nadu.

May be reached from Kumbakonam, Tiruvarur.

Buses are available.


Railway Station,Mayiladithurai.


Trambakeshwar (Trimbakeshwar) is an ancient Hindu temple in the town of Trimbak, in the Nashik District of Maharashtra, India, 28 km from the city of Nashik.

It is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is one of the twelve Jyotirlingaas.

9..Thiruvengadu, near Sirgazhi.


Railway Station.Mayiladuthurai.

How to Reach Thiruvengadu by bus.

From Sirkali: Busess are available from Sirkali

Bus No. 5-Sang – Sirkali to Poompuhar
5-CRC – Sirkali to Poompuhar
CRC – Sirkali to Poompuhar
Bus Stop for thiruvengadu temple – Thiruvengadu Temple/Thiruvengadu SSD Hr. Scondary School.

From Mayiladuthurai:Busess are available from Mayiladuthurai

Bus No. 12-Ranga – Mayiladuthurai to Mangaimandam
Anand – Mayiladuthurai to Perunthottam
28-Ramani- Mayiladuthurai to Nangur
4A-CRC – Mayiladuthurai to Elayamuthukoodam/Mangaimadam
34-CRC – Mayiladuthurai to Perunthottam

Bus Stop for Thiruvengadu temple – Thiruvengadu Temple/Thiruvengadu SSD Hr. secondary School.

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