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Vellai Puliar Temple - Thanjavur India

Vellai Puliar Temple is a Hindu shrine located in Thanjavur. It enshrines Lord Ganesha, the elephant-headed Hindu religious figurine. Its name translates into the 'White Ganesha'. It is due to the white idol of the Lord that is placed inside the sanctum of the temple. It holds a great religious significance among the locals of the region and frequent visits are made to this temple by them.


It Is Known For:-
1) Vellai Puliar Temple is known for its architecture. According to the local people, the structure of the temple has been the same since ages and no renovation has been done on the exterior walls
2) The prime deity's idol is one of its own kind and reflects the skills of the sculptors in the ancient times
3) This temple also catches the attention of the visitors on the basis of its architecture
4) Sri Ganesha Janamotsavam is celebrated here enthusiastically


Best Time To Visit:-
Vellai Puliar Temple draws the visitors on a large scale. One can pay a casual visit to this shrine during any season, but, the best time is regarded as the Ganesha Janamotsavam celebrations. It is the time when the footfall increases as the devotees visit this temple on a large scale.


Reaching There:-
Vellai Puliar Temple is a major site of interest in Thanjavur. It has a well-established network of the roadways and railways. The local buses and taxis are the easy modes for reaching the temple easily.


Nearest Railway Station- Thanjavur Junction
Nearest Airport- Thanjavur Civil Airport

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