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Maha Saraswathy Temple

The Maha Saraswathy Amman temple (the only temple for Saraswathy amman in South India) is located at koothanur (near Poonth thootam) and about 25 kms. west of Karaikal town.

Koothanur is the birthplace of the Tamil poet Ottakoothar.There is another reason for the name of this place which is King Rajaraja Cholan gifted this village for koothan’s poem because he is a great poet. So this village is called Koothan + oor =Koothanur.

In India, Koothanur became an important tourist spot. Vijayadhasami festival is celebrated in Koothanur which is one of the most important festivals in this temple. Before appearing the examinations or admission of schooling, the pupils are paid a visit and worship the learning goddess Maha Saraswathy for their success.

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Sri Mehanadhar Temple, Thirumeeyachur.

Sri Meganadha Swamy is a Hindu temple located at Thirumeeyachur in Tiruvarur district, Tamil Nadu, India. The presiding deity is Shiva. He is called as Meganathaswami. His consort is known as Lalithambika.

It is one of the shrines of the 275 Paadal Petra Sthalams – Shiva Sthalams glorified in the early medieval Tevaram poems by Tamil Saivite Nayanar Tirugnanasambandar.  Lord Siva is Swayambumurthy in the temple. Mother Lalithambika is seated on the Sri Chakra Raja Simhasana-throne with her Abhaya  Hasatha Mudra – assuring all  protection to devotees – with her folded right leg placed on the left as Empress. Mother Lalithambika is all powerful. The rays of Sun fall on the Lord from Chithirai 21-27 (April – May). Special Surya Pooja is performed during these days.

Amirthakadeswarar Temple, Thirukkadaiyur.

Thirukkadaiyur (Thirukadavur) is a temple town on the east coast of Tamil Nadu, about 300 km south of Chennai and 15 km north of Karaikal. The famous Amritaghateswarar – Abirami Temple of Tirukkadaiyur is associated with the legends of Markandeya and Abirami Pattar, which is a replica. The original temple, Thirukkadaiyur Mayanam now called Thirumeignanam.

This is one of the holy places of Saivism today.

The boy, named Markandeya also grew up to be an ardent devotee of Siva. The destined time came, when Yama (the lord of death) tried to snatch the life of the boy. Markandeya went to the temple and clutched at the Siva Lingam in a bid to escape death. Pleased by the boy’s belief, Siva rescued him from death. Lord Shiva ordered Yama not to get Markandeya Yama (the lord of death) to save Markandeya from him.

Shastiapthapoorthi (60th birthday), Bhimaradha shanthi (70th birthday), 80th birthday (sadabishegam) and other Ayul Shanthi fire worships are very famous here.

Shrine Annai Velankanni Church

It is a famous Christian Pilgrim Shrine, 26 Kms. away from Karaikal. It is located in Velankanni of Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu.

Velankanni has one of the country’s biggest Catholic Pilgrimage Centre, the Basilica of Our Lady of Good Health. Devoted to Our Lady of Good Health, it is popularly known as the “Lourdes of the East”. Its origins can be traced back to the 16th century.

Annually, 20 million pilgrims flock to the shrine from all over India and abroad, out which an estimated 3 million people visit the shrine during its annual festival from 29 August to 8 September. The 11-day annual festival concludes with the celebration of the Feast of the Nativity of Mary on 8 September.

Tharangambadi

Tharangambadi or Tranquebar is located in Nagapattinam district of Tamil Nadu and 13 Kms. away from north of Karaikal where the dancing waves sing eternally.

Masilamani nathar (Shiva) temple was built here in 1306, in a land given by  Maravarman Kulasekara Pandyan I. It is a Danish settlement with an ancient fort which is known as Fort Dansborg, construction started in 1620.

It is a place where the first printing press in India was established in 1714 and printed the new testaments in Tamil.

Nagore Aandavar Durgah

This is one of the biggest Muslim Pilgrim Centre in India and is located 10 Kms. south of  Karaikal. It is located in Nagore of Nagapattinam district, Tamil Nadu.

Sources https://karaikal.gov.in/tourist-places/

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