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Sri Sukriva temple
 
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Moolavar: Sukriva
  Urchavar: -
  Amman / Thayar: -
  Thala Virutcham: -
  Theertham: Sukriva theertham
  Agamam / Pooja : -
  Old year: 500-1000 years old
  Historical Name: -
  City: Rameswaram
  District: Ramanathapuram
  State: Tamil Nadu
 
Singers:
     
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 Festival:
     
  Rama navami, vaikunda akthasi  
     
 Temple's Speciality:
     
  temple Sukriva worshipped Lord Shiva to cleanse himself of the sin he incurred for killing his brother Vali.  
     
Opening Time:
    
 The temple has wiremesh doors. The devotee can worship the deity from outside the temple. 
   
Address:
   
  Sri Sukrivar temple, Rameswaram, Ramanathapuram district.  
   
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 General Information:
     
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Prayers
    
 

Those who were punished for no fault of theirs pray here for peace of mind.

 
    
Thanks giving:
    
  Devotees perform abishek to deity. 
    
 Greatness Of Temple:
     
 

This is a small temple with Sukriva shrine only.  The spring created by Sukriva is outside the temple.  Just opposite is the Bay of Bengal.

 
     
  Temple History:
     
 

Sukriva lost his wife to his brother Vali and also was driven out the kingdom.  Sukriva offered his help to Lord Sri Rama to rescue Mother Sita with his monkey army.  Sri Rama killed Vali to help Sukriva get his wife back.  Thus Sukriva was instrumental for the death of Vali and incurred a dosha.  He created a spring here and worshipped Lord Shiva and got relieved of the sin of killing his brother.  The temple was built later.

 
     
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