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Nithyakalyana Perumal Temple is one of the three famous temple in the port city of Karaikal, Puducherry, India. It is nearby the Karaikal Ammayar Temple. The temple tank of Chandra Theertham separates the two temples.The temple tank belongs to both the temples. The Nithyakalyana Perumal temple is located on the Bharathiar Street of Karaikal.
Nithyakalyana Perumal Temple, Karaikal Wikipedia
The temple is a Vishnu temple with the idol of Vishnu in a lying posture named Nithyakalyana Perumal.He is the main god of the temple. Nithyakalyana Perumal sanctum is present in the temple. In the praghara, there are many sanctums for the gods:Chakkarathazhwar
Narasimha avatar of Lord Vishnu
Avatars of Lord Vishnu
Lord Krishna's Vishwaroopam
The festivals related to Vishnu and his avatars are celebrated in a grand manner in this temple. The Rama Navami, Vaikunda Ekadesi, Hanuman Jayanti and the entire month of Margazhi are celebrated here. During the Tamil month of Poorattadhi or Puratasi, many rituals take place in the temple such as the Pavithra pradhistai, Kumba poojai, Poornahoothi,Chakarathazwar Aavahanam etc.