Pullam Boothakudi

Sri Valvil Raman - Thiru Pullam Boothankudi

Pullaboothankudi also known as Thirupullam boothankudi is one of the 108 divya desams near Kumbakonam. While Jatayu was wounded and lying on the ground. When Lord Rama arrived , He sensed the end of Jatayu and decided that Jatayu get moksha (Liberation to Heaven). After doing this he became mentally and physically tired and he wanted to rest. This is said to be the place he chose. As per the epic, he went in search of Sita at that time, Sita is not seen beside him in the sanctum. Only Bhoomi prattiyar is seen.

pullam boothankudi azhwars
Inside view of the Temple Azhwars and other vikrakams

pb-sthalavriksham Colorful statues used during Utsavams
Jack tree - Sthala vriksham Colorful statues of Dasavatharam

The Moolavar of this sthalam is Sri Valvil Raman. The Moolavar is giving his seva in lying position facing East. Utsavar is with Chaturpujam ( with four arms)

Prathyaksham for Krithra rajan.

The Thayaar in this sthalam is Hemampujavalli or Portamaraiyal.

There is a Brindavan for 25th Jeer Sri Srinivasayatheentra desikan near here

Sri Srinivasayatheentra Brindavan
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Mangalasasanams The temple is revered by the verses of Tirumangai azhwar

Temple location It is situated around 14 kms from Kumbakonam near Swamimalai Temple. Town buses are available from Kumbakonam to Tiruvaikavur that goes via this place.

Temple Timings It is normally open from 7:00 AM till 10:00 and from 5:00pm till 7:30 pm

How to reach? Pullam Boothankudi can be reached by road from Kumbakonam via Swamimalai,Thiru Aadhanoor. Kumbakonam is well connected by road and train services. Station at Kumbakonam and visit many heritage temples in the surrounding area of within 15 kms radius.

Where to Stay?There are no places to stay in Pullam Boothankudi. There are many semi deluxe hotels in Kumbakonam
Where to Eat?There are no restaurants in Pullam Boothankudi. You can reach Kumbakonam for lunch / dinner.
Other important places around Pullam Boothankudi Swamimalai, Thiru Aadhanoor ( one of 108 divya desams), Sri Srinivasayatheentra desikan Brindavan at Narasimhapuram are some of the famous temples nearby or en route.
Contact Under the control of Sri Ahobila Mutt
Useful data
State: Tamil Nadu
District: Kumbakonam -Tanjore
Famous for: Pilgrimage
Languages: English,Tamil
Best Season: Throughout the year. Summer( from May to July) could be very hot and dry when the mercury shoots to 40 degree celsius.
Weather: Summer 33-42°C, Winter 16-28°C
Altitude: Sea level