This is one of the divyadesam which is found in Ramanadhapuram district, in Tamil Nadu. We can reach this sthalam while travelling alongside Keezhakkarai. We can reach this sthalam with the aid of getting down in Maanamadhurai railway station and take a bus to attain Thiruppullani. But there may be no plenty of lodging facilities available.
In Ramayana, Ravana, took away sita and captured her as a prisoner in Lanka. Sri Ramar, on listening to the action executed by using Ravana, needed to take right and instant action to get out Sitapiratti from Ravana. But, Ravana’s brother Vibheeshanan who lived at the side of him doesnt liked the low act of Ravana and recommended him to return Sitapiratti to Sri Rama, else the entire Lanka would possibly get into hazard.
On hearing the endorse from Vibheeshanan, Ravana got indignant on him and asked him to get out of Lanka and join along with Sri Rama. Vibheeshanan came out from Lanka and fell all the way down to the divine feets of Sri Ramar and defined him that Sita Piratti is saved because the prisoner in Lanka. Since, Vibheeshanan ultimately fell all the way down to the toes of Sri Ramar for whole Saranagathi, this sthalam is likewise named as “Saranagathi” Kshetram.
Sri Ramar, stayed at the side of Sugreev, Hanuman, Vibeeshanan and different Vanara senais and discussed with all of them that the way to get out Sita piratti from Lanka. He stayed in this Pullani sthalam and did tapas in Sayana Kolam on Dharbaipull (the grass) for sevan days without ingesting anything. Since because of doing tapas at the grass and confirmed his sayana kolam in the pull (grass), this sthalam is referred to as “Thiruppullani”. Pull method the grass and the Anai approach the bed and considering the fact that Sri Ramar confirmed his sayana kolam in Pullani, this sthalam is known as as “Pullani”. Sri Ramar worshipped the Aadhi Jagannatha perumal and prayed him to help him out to get Sita piratti. As glad via the worship of Sri Ramar, Aadhi Jagannatha perumal gave him the Bow and because of this, the perumal is likewise named as “Deivasilaiyar” and Divya Sapan.
This Thiruppullani is found close to Sethu Karai (shore). Sri Ramar couldn’t know how to move the massive ocean and got the endorse from Vibheeshana that they could move the ocean only if all the water dries. He recommended Sri Ramer that he can ask the Samudhara Raja to get dried and may make them the manner closer to the Lanka. On getting the propose from Vibheeshana, Sri Ramar seeked the assist of the Samudhara Rajan. But he doesnt show any response for Sri Ramar. Sri Ramar worshipped before the Samudhara Rajan to make the way, however considering there was not reaction from him, Sri Ramar got angry and threatened in opposition to samudhara Rajan that if he doesnt cause them to the way, he might make the ocean dry completely. On listening to the threatened phrases from Sri Ramar, Samudhara Raja changed into apprehensive and got here out from the ocean along along with his wife Varuni and fell down on the feet of Sri Ramar as Saranagathi. Inspite of Vibheeshanan got the saranagathi, samudhara Rajan and his spouse Varuni additionally got the saranagathi and thereby justifies that this Kshetram is given the call as “Saranagathi Kshetram”.
After this, the Samudhara Rajan made the sea to turn out to be quite and requested Sri Ramar to build a bridge, if you want to journey through it to reach Lanka.
As advised by way of Varunan, Nalan and all the other Monkeys (Vanara Senai) began to construct a bridge and this bridge is called as “Sethu Anai”, because this is constructed along the Sethu Karai (Shore). And eventually crossing through this bride to Lanka, Sri Ramar fought with Ravana and killed him and got out Sita Piratti.
Kanva rishi, Who turned into Maha rishi stayed on this sthalam and did a strong tapas against the perumal without having any meals. On happy with the tapas of Kalvar Rishi, Emperumaan gave his seva and requested for the Varam that he need to be constantly together with him and hold to assist him. The perumal agreed his phrases and persisted to help him.
Once there lived a rishi by named Devala Maharishi and did a strong tapas at the perumal. He started out his tapas after taking the tub and began the tapas. When he changed into doing the tapas, seven deva Kanyas got here right down to this sthalam and desired to take a bath within the small river. They enjoyed that second and they all forgot themselves. Their enjoyment made them to neglect them to provide the proper admire to Devalar Maharishi and on seeing this act of the Sapta deva Kanyas, he gave them the sabham of all of them to come to be Yatchars (everyday human beings with much less minded). On getting the sabham, allthe 7 deva Kayas felt for it and realised their mistake and requested .
Devalar Maharishi requested them to get to Pullaranyam (Thriuppullani) and get the assist from pullar Maharishi, in order that he can assist them to get out of the Sabham.
All the sevan deva Kanyas reached Thiruppullani fell all the way down to the feet of pullar Maharishi. They all instructed him about the sabham were given from Devalar Maharishi and he had suggested they all to get the help of pullar Maharishi to get out of the curse. Pullar Maharishi recommended all the 7 Kanyas to stay in Thiruppullani and worship the Aadhi Jagannatha perumal and he is the simplest man or woman who can make them to get out of the sabham. When Sri Ramar got here to this pullaranya kshetram, his eyes glanced on all of the 7 deva kanyas and at that second they all were out of the sabham and all over again reached the deva lokam.
In this sthalam, Sri Ramar is found in Tapas Kolam in Dharbha Sayanam. Generally, the Emperumaan is observed on Aadhiseshan because the mattress, however here in thsi sthalam, he’s found at the pullanai and Lakshmana, who’s the hamsam of Aadhiseshan is observed along with Sri Ramar and supporting him. The utsavar is kothanda Ramar and is seen along with Sita piratti, Lakshman and Hanuman. On the south facet of Artha mandapam, is seen a separate sculpture of Vibheeshanan.
A separate sannadhi for pattabbi Ramar is also determined. Pattabisheka Ramar is the thriukkolam of Sri Ramar while he became given the throne to take over Ayodhya because the king at the side of Sita piratti, Lakshmana and Bharatha and Sathrukkanan. This sannadhi is located in the front of dharba sayana Rama sannadhi.
This is a separate sannadhi for Sandhana Gopalan, that’s located at the north of Dharbha sayana Ramar sannadhi, and the Mandapam is called as “Sandhana Gopala Mandapam”. In this sannadhi, Sri Krishnar is determined as a small child on Aadhisesha. It is believed that on worshipping this perumal can get the pragnancy.
The perumal is daily fed with Milk Paayasam as the “Naivedhyam” inside the night time. It is said that every one the pilgrimates travel toward Rameswaram, have to worship this Thiruppullani Aadhi Jagannathan. On the west aspect of Moolavar sannadhi, there’s a massive Banyan tree is discovered and beneath that is discovered a masses of Siva Lingam. It is said that people can get the being pregnant by way of dedicating the Siva Lingam under the tree.
The moolavar of this sthalam is Sri Kalyana Jagannathan. He is determined in Nindra thirukkolam going through alongside the East route. Prathyaksham for Ashwantha Narayanan, Pullaranya Rishi, and Samuthira Rajan, Devalar Muni and Kanva Maharishi. Thaayar: There are thaayars observed on this sthalam. Kalyana valli is one of the thaayar and every other one is Padmasini thaayar.
Pushkarani: Hema theertham, Chakkara theertham, Rathnakara samuthiram. The sthala viruksham (tree) of this kshetram is Asrattham (Arasa) tree. A massive tree is found on the west side of the Moolavar Sannadhi. Vimanam- Kalyana Vimaanam.
Asking for a child’s blessing is the most special prayer of this place. Bathing in the Sethu Theertham removes our pre-existing sins. And if you worship at this place, the planetary defects will be removed. Those who are under marriage ban pray to Utsav Kalyana Jegannath.
Apart from making sarees for the mother, one can also wear tulsi garlands for Perumal and perform anointing ceremonies. You can also donate to the devotees who come to the temple. Offerings can be made to Perumal and given to the devotees.
Distance from major cities: Ramanathapuram 10 km, Rameswaram – 75 km, Ramanathapuram is easily accessible by train from all parts of India.
The prom is held in Panguni for Adijegannath and in Chithirai for Rama. During these ceremonies, both Jagannath and Rama would get up in their chariots. On the orders of Jegannathar Panguni and on the day of Chitrapavurnami, Ramaphran will get up in the chariot.
Prom Festival – Panguni Month. Rama Jayanti Festival – Chithirai Month. Apart from these Vaikunda Ekadasi, Krishna Jayanti, Pongal, Deepavali.