Agni Tirtham is one of the must-visit tirthas in Rameswaram. It is located on the eastern side of the renowned Ramanathaswamy Temple. It is said that the waters of Agni Tirtham are blessed by the supreme Lord and by taking a holy dip in them, the sins of the past lives are washed away. This place is often referred as the Har Ki Paudi of Tamil Nadu.
It Is Known For:-
1) Agni Tirtham is a holy site in Rameswaram. According to the legends, Lord Rama tested Devi Sita's purity at this site. Due to her purity, Lord Agni got a sin. To vanquish the sin, he prayed to Lord Shiva and was told to take a bath in the holy waters of Rameswaram
2) This miraculous site is said to bless the childless couples with a child
3) Devotees can be seen taking the holy dip on the days of Amavasya and Poornima
Best Time To Visit:-
Agni Tirtham is a frequented tourist attraction cum pilgrimage site in Rameswaram. It welcomes countless devotees throughout the year. The footfall increases during the festive season. Thus, the festive season is the apt time for paying a visit to Agni Tirtham.
Agni Tirtham is adjacent to Ramanathaswamy Temple that has a well-established network of the roadways and railways. The local buses and taxis ply to its route in plenty which makes it easier for the tourists and devotees to reach there conveniently.
Nearest Railway Station- Ambasamudram Railway Station
Nearest Airport- Madurai Airport
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