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Changes in darshan timings of Rameswaram temple announced

Friday, Jul 29, 2016,16:56 IST By Metrovaartha A A A

Rameswaram (Tamil Nadu) | The famous lord Ramanathaswamy temple here, which is thronged by devotees from acros the country, will remain closed for darshan during daytime on August 6 and 12, in view of annual festivals.

On August 6, on the occasion of Adithapasu festival, the temple will be opened at 2 am and closed around 6 am after the idol of goddess Parvathavardhini ambal is take out on a procession, a press release issued by temple Joint Commissioner S Selvaraj said.

The temple will reopen after 5 pm for regular darshan for devotees. Similarily, on August 12, the temple will be opened at 2 am and closed around 6 am after the idols of the presiding dieties are take out on a procession. The temple will then reopen at 10 pm, when the routine night poojas will be performed.