Rameswaram Ramanatha Swami Temple Thirukuda Naneeratu Festival 2016..
Thirukuda Naneeratu Festival is one of the famous festivals at Rameswaram Ramanatha Swami Temple, Tamil Nadu. In 2016, Rameswaram Thirukuda Naneeratu date is 20 January.
Arulmigu Ramanatha Swami Temple, Rameswaram ( Thirukuda Naneeratu Festival – 20-01-2016).
Ramanathaswamy Temple is dedicated to god Shiva located on Rameswaram island in the state of Tamil Nadu. It is also one of the twelve Jyothirlinga temples, where Shiva is worshipped in the form of a Jyotirlingam.It is one of the 274 Paadal Petra Sthalams, where the three of the most revered Nayanars (Saivite saints), Appar, Sundarar and Tirugnana Sambandar, have glorified the temple with their songs.
The temple was expanded during the 12th century by Pandya Dynasty, and its principal shrines sanctum were renovated by Jeyaveera Cinkaiariyan and his successor Gunaveera Cinkaiariyan of the Jaffna kingdom. The temple has the longest corridor among all Hindu temples in India. The temple is located in Rameswaram, an island town in South India, considered a holy pilgrimage site for Shaivites, Vaishnavites and Smarthas.