Thirunanipalli02, Ponsei Natrunaiyappar Temple, Thirunanipalli, Nagapattinam
Thirunanipalli02, Ponsei Natrunaiyappar Temple, Thirunanipalli, Nagapattinam

Ponsei Natrunaiyappar Temple, Thirunanipalli, Nagapattinam

Date built:
Deity:Ponsei Natrunaiyappar
Architectural style:Dravidian architecture
Major festivals
Address:Sri Nattrunai Appar Temple,Punjai (Tiru Nanipalli),
Kidarankondan Post,Mayiladuthurai Taluk,Nagapattinam District – 609 304
Phone+91 – 4364 – 283 188
 Natrunaiyappar Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, located in the village of Ponsei or Thirunanipalli(Chola Nadu – South of Kaveri), Nagapattinam district, East-Central Tamilnadu, South India. Cauvery River, though flows eastward turns here westward. This is called Basvamangini. This is the 43rd sthalam on the southern side of river Cauvery. Moovar has sung hymns in praise of Lord Shiva of this temple. This is birth place of sambandhar’s mother.

Temple Opening Time

The temple is open from 9.00 a.m. to 12.00 a.m. and from 5.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m.


Pujas to Sun-Surya are performed from Chithirai 7-13 in April-May. Pradosha pujas (13th day of both full moon and new moon fortnights) and all Shiva related pujas are celebrated in the temple. Every year from the date of 7 April to 13 April where celebrating a Chithirai Thiruvizha.


People pray to Lord Kalyana Sundareswara for wedding boon and Lord Natrinai Appar for excellence in education and prosperity. Devotees perform abishek to Lord and Mother and offer vastras.


Legend / Local stories

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How to Reach:

The temple is located in the village of Punjai at a distance of 6 Kms from Semponarkoil and 13 Kms from Mayiladuthurai. This Temple is located near to Poompuhar tourist place. Nearest Railway Station is located at Mayiladuthurai and Nearest Airport is located at Trichy.

See also  Arupadai Veedu Swamy Malai Temple, Palani

Contact Details

Sri Nattrunai Appar Temple,
Punjai (Tiru Nanipalli),
Kidarankondan Post,
Mayiladuthurai Taluk,
Nagapattinam District – 609 304
Phone: +91 – 4364 – 283 188

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