Nallur Kandaswamy Kovil Temple Festival 2023

About the Festival

Nallur Kandaswamy Kovil Temple Festival 2023 is hoped to begin on 21st August 2023 with the Kodiyetram celebration. This is on the 6th Day after the Aadi Amavasi day. Sri Lanka Government has relaxed restrictions on visiting Tourists to obtain their tourist visas fast and arrive without hardships. So those who desire to visit Nallur Annual Festival 2023 can plan their trips as they can travel here smoothly. Nallur Temple Authorities and Jaffna Municipal completed all the arrangements for the 2023 Annual festival. All streets surrounding the Temple will be closed from 21st August 2023 till 16th September 2023 for unrestricted movement of the visiting individuals. Kavadi Vehicles must arrive through the Pointpedro route only, and they must exit through Chetti Street only. Drone Cameras will not operate during the Nallur festival season. All people must enter the temple territory without their footwear.

Festival date schedules and times 2023

21/08/2023Start DayVairavar UtchavamEvening 17.00 pm
22/08/20231st DayKodiyetramMorning 10.00 am
30/08/202310th DayMancham festival Evening 16.45 pm
04/09/202315th DayArunakirinathar UtchavamEvening 19.00 pm
05/09/202316th Day



Evening 16.45 pm
08/09/202320th Day


Evening 16.45 pm

10/09/202321st Day

Kajavalli Mahavalli

Vel Vimanam


Morning 06.45 am

Evening 16.45 pm

11/09/202322nd Day

Thandauthapani Utchavam

Orumuga thiruviza

Morning 06.45 am

Evening 16.45 pm

12/09/202323rd Day



Evening 16.45 pm
13/09/202324th Day

Ratham festival 

Morning 06.15 am
14/09/202325th Day




Morning 06.15 am

Evening 17.00 pm

15/09/202326th Day

Poongavanam Festival

Evening 16.45 pm
16/08/202327th Day

Vairavar Shanthi 

Evening 16.45 pm
Situation in Sri Lanka

Numerous Tamil people in foreign countries want to know the festival dates and procedures for visiting Sri Lanka; for more information, you can reach your Sri Lanka Consular office. Understanding the dates before will assist visitors in preventing eating poultry and types of meat and seafood to celebrate the event with vegetarian food in their residences. The main celebration used to take place for 25 days, and the last 15 days of the festival were used to attract hundreds of thousands of devotees. This is one of the Hindu Temple festivals, and the visitors are expected to respect the Temple's advice when visiting the Temple.

Other Places to Visit Jaffna

Jaffna area is one of the most stunning towns on the northern tip of Sri Lanka. Jaffna is comprehended for its predominant Tamil residents, and the hospitality of the locals will surely engrave any tourist to this region. So if you are glimpsing for a destination that delivers magnificence and excellent hospitality to tourists, Jaffna should be your following travel goal.

We found the 35 Best places to visit in Jaffna. The town's transport method is ideal, making it effortless for visitors to express in and around for sightseeing or shopping.

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