Thursday, 8 September 2016


important Rahu / Ketu Temples

Thirunageswaram: (Tamilnadu / kumbakonam)

The king of the nagas, Rahu prayed to Lord Siva and hence this place got the name Thirunageswaram. Here Rahu Bhagavan has manifested with both his consorts. At this sthala, the colour of milk changes from white to blue during Abhishekam. On 16.2.86, a snake had shed off its outer skin on Rahu Bhagavan, which is preserved and worshipped to date.

Kukke Subramanya: (Karanataka)

Kukke subramanya is located in the small, rural village of Subramanya in the Western Ghats of Karnataka, India, about 105 km from Mangalore. This temple is one of the famous pilgrimage sites in India. Here the God Subrahmanya is worshipped for his divine power as a snake as the epics relate that the divine serpent Vasuki and other snakes found safety under God Subrahmanya.This temple wards of evil effects of Mars conjoined Rahu/Ketu in 1,2,4,5,7,8,12 houses.

Mannarshala Temple: (Kerala / Haripad)

This is the Largest Snake Temple in Kerala Located 32 Kms South Of Alappuzha, Kerala dedicated to Nagaraja. It is reputed for having 30,000 images of snake-gods and the temple is more than 6000 years and the temple is consecrated by Lord Parashurama .The deity Nagaraja is believed to be a combination of the potency of Ananta ( the snake on which Vishnu lies) and Vasuki (the snake round Shiva’s neck). Various poojas are done here to ward the effect of Rahu Ketu Dosham.

Kalahasthi: (Andhra / Near Tirupathi)

This ancient temple dedicated to Lord Siva is one of the panchabhootha stalams (temples celebrating Lord Siva as the embodiment of the primary elements), air being the element in case here vayu lingam, Sri Kalahasthi Temple is in fact considered as the Kailash of the south or Dakshin Kailash.Special poojas are done here to ward the effect of Rahu Ketu Dosham.

Nagerkoil: (Tamilnadu / Kanyakumari)

The Main deity of the temple is Nagaraj,he is a swayambu murthi(self born).This is the only temple to have the snake as the main deity. This is another very important temple for rahu/ketu/sarpa dosha.

Thirupambaram: (Tamilnadu)

This Temple is situated in the route from kumbakonam to karaikal (peralam route. stop:Karkathi.
This temple was worshipped by Adisheshan and Nagaraj.The Main Deity is Sivan called Pambureshwar/Shesha preeswar and the shakthi is called Bhramarambikai.When Rahu/Ketu is conjoined Mars or in Mars house this is the right place to offer worship.

Thirumanachery: (Tamilnadu / Thiruvaroor)

This temple is in thiruvaroor district in mayurum Taluk.This is a sarpa dosha nivarti sthalam especially when Rahu/Ketu is in 7th or 5th house. It wards away problems in marriage and children. The Lord here is called udvakanathar and the Goddess Kokilavani.Rahu here is anugraha murthy ie., in a blessing posture.Worshiping Rahu with milk and offering Milk payasam(gruel) here on new Moondays wards of Sarpa dosha.

Peraiyoor: (Tamilnadu)

This Temple is situated 10 kms from pudukotai, the temple is called Girishetharam or Shenbagavanam.As Nagarajar worshiped here the Lord is known as Naganathaswamy and his consort is known as Bramarambikai.This temple is particulrly done when the affliction by Rahu ketu is conjoining Sun or is happening in Leo or in Suns Nakashatras.

Paamani: (Tamilnadu)

This Temple is situated in Thiruvaroor District near Mannarkudi.
This Temple was consecrated established and worshipped by Adiseshan in the form of dhananjaya muni .The main deity is called sarpapureeswar/naganathar the shakthi is amritha nayaki.

Nayanar Temple: (Tamilnadu / Ramanathapuram)

This Temple is situated in tamilnadu ramanathadistrict and is 8km from paramakudi.
Adisheshan and the 8 main Snake deities have worshipped in this temple. The Main deity is Called Naganathar and the shakthi Saundaranayaki.

Sirkalinageswarar Temple: (Tamilnadu / Mayuram)

This temple is in Mayuram. The lord here is called Nageswarar. To nullify sarpa dosha one should stay a whole day in the temple and attend all the poojas. The specialty of the temple is one can do the poojas individually.

Kodakanallur: (Tamilnadu / Tirunelvelli)

This temple was earlier called Kargotaka Shetram. Kargotakan is one of the 8 main divine snakes.Kargotakan got release from the sin of kiling king parikshit (Arjunas grandson) in this temple only. The Lord here is called Kailasanathar and his consort Sivakami.This temple is specially visited when Rahu Ketu is in 2/8 houses.

Sreekarakathu Perumal: (Tamilnadu / Kanchipuram)

This is a parigarasthalam when Rahu Ketu is afflicted in Mithuna/Kanya or with Mercury or in Mercury Stars.


This temple is situated in the Kudavasal to Nanilam Route.Both Rahu Ketu appear in one stone here.Abishekam and worship done here neutralizes Sarpadosham.

Thirunagai Karonam: (Tamilnadu / Nagapatinam)

This temple has the unique merit of having the King Of serpents Adiseshan conferring his blessings here.The Lord here is called Kayaroganeshawar and his Shakti Neelayadakshi.Another specialty of this temple is all the nine planets will be facing the main deity in 3 rows.

Rameswaram: (Tamilnadu)

A huge temple known for its towers and its longest ornate corridor worldwide, its origins date back to the days of the epics. It is a piligrimage center of nationwide importance, as Rama is said to have worshipped Shiva here on his way back from SriLanka. The temple is in the island of Rameswaram the Banares of the South , connected to the mainland by a bridge. The deity here constitutes one of the 12 Jyotirlingams of India,negative effects of Rahu Situated in the 5th or 9th house causing putra or pitru dosha is warded of here.

Keelperumpallam: (Tamilnadu / Near Mayuram)

This is the only temple exclusively to ward away the negative effects caused by Ketu ,it is a Ketu Sthalam temple.The lord here is called Naganathar and the Goddess soundarya devi.The divine serpent Vasuki had done intense worship to the lord here as he was the cause of Lord Shiva drinking the Halahala poison.Evil effect of Ketu in 2nd or 8th is warded of here.

Chitragupta Temple: (Tamilnadu / Kanchipuram)

This is a temple for Chitra Gupta the divine accountant. As Ketu overlord or Adidevata is Chitragupta prayers offered to him ward of the dosha caused by Ketu .Chidambaram and Thiruvannammalai in Tamilnadu are the other temples were Chitra Gupta can be worshipped.When Ketu is in the 2nd Chitra Guptan is to be appeased.

Brahma Temples:

Worshiping Lord Brahma the Overlord or Adidevata of Ketu Thirukandiyur (Thanjavur to Thiruvaiyarur route),Makudiswarar temple (Kodumudi near Erode) Uthamar Temple & Prachandar Temple(Tiruchi) wards of the negative effects caused by Ketu especially when he is in the 5th delaying or causing problems regarding children.

Adiseshan Consecrated Temples:

The Temples worshipped by The Great Divine Serpent Adiseshan Neutralizes Rahu Ketu ill effects.
1.     Thirukalampudur:(situated in the Kumbakonam Thiruvarur route
2.     Nagapatinam:(Neeladakshi temple in Nagapatinam/Tamilnadu)
3.     Keevalur:(situated in the nagapatinam thiruvarur route)
4.     Kumbakonam:(Thirunageswarar temple in Kumbakonam/Tamilnadu)
5.     Thiruvedakam:(situated in the Madurai Solavandan route)
6.     Palaiyaarai:(Somaswar temple near Pateeswaram/Tamilnadu)
7.     Valuvoor:Mayurum to thiruvarur route
8.     Thiruvalanchuli(Kumbakonam/Tamilnadu)
9.     Thirupananthal:(situated in the Kumbakonam Mayurum route)


The Pariharam for the Kethu can be done in the Shiva temples in the following methods.

1. You can put some Horse Gram into a multi color cloth; tie it with red color thread; keep it in your packet for the whole day on Tuesdays (or) Fridays (or) Sundays.

2. Go to the temple; light up ghee or gingelly oil (sesame seed oil) lamps with Multi cloth filled with Horse Gram.

3. Offer Multi colour cotton cloth to the Kethu or Silk Dhoti (Pattu) cloth to Lord Ganesha and do puja in your name.

4. Do puja in your name by prescribing your nakshatra and rasi during the Yama Kandam on Tuesday/Fridays/Sundays

5. Offer dishes prepared with Horse Gram dhall and offer it to the Kethu. After the puja, distribute these prasadam to everyone in the temple.

6. Chant the Kethu Gayatri and Moola mantras by 9/27/81/108 times.

8. Do Abhisekam for the Kethu or Lord Ganesha during the Yama Kandam on the designated days.


1. You can do any one of these pariharam or any number of combinations of these pariharams.

2. Invite others also to join with you, while doing pariharam.

3. No alcohol, eggs, non vegetarian foods, sexual thoughts and inter courses, use of harsh and filthy languages (applicable from the early morning to the next day sunrise). If these are violated, then the pariharam would not deliver any results.

4. Both you are body and mind should be clean.

5. Fasting on these days would be of immense help.

6. Must avoid fast foods that induces your mind into wordly pleasures.

7. You must also wear Multi color or Red color shaded dresses.

Important Rahu and Ketu temples in India

Sri Kalahasti in Andhra Pradesh

Air is the element, depicted here. A Kavacha is placed above the Linga and is decorated well. The form of the Linga at the temple has the shape of a Cobra. Hailed as Dakshin Kailash, special poojas are done here to ward off afflictions caused by Rahu and Ketu. An idol of snake made of Silver is generally donated to a priest. Sri Kalashasti is situated in Chittoor district of Andhra Pradesh.

Sri Nageswara temple, Thirunageswaram, Tamilnadu

Lord Rahu Himself prayed to Lord Shiva in this place. Lord Rahu had received a boon from Lord Shiva for bestowing grace and prosperity to those who worship Him here sincerely. Many afflicted by doshas of Rahu perform oblations here. The main deity of the temple Naganatha Swamy is Nageswarar-Shiva in Linga form. There is a separate shrine for Lord Rahu and His two consorts. Milk poured during abhisheka to Lord Rahu changes into light blue colour while it runs along the feet of the Lord and the temple is situated at a distance of six kilometers from Kumakonam, Tamilnadu.

Nagaraja temple at Nagercoil, Tamilnadu

The temple is situated at a distance of 20km from Kanyakumari amidst paddy fields. The main deity is Swayambhu Nagaraja. Many serpents live around the temple and there has been no fatal case of snake bite. The earthen prasad taken from the Sanctum Sanctorum of Lord Nagaraja has never diminished in quantity, even after is use for centuries.

Ardhanareeswarar temple in Tiruchengode, Tamilnadu

On the top of the hill Nagagiri, one of the 64 manifestations of Lord Shiva, Ardhanareeswarar, adorns the sanctum. There is a water spring, which is said to have been divinely manifested. There is a 60 feet long snake carved on the hill. The temple is mythologically associated with Adiseshan.

Sheshapureeswarar temple in Thirupambaram, Tamilnadu

The deity here was worshipped by Adishesha. Those who has the association of Kuja with the nodes offer worship here. The temple is located in the route between Kumbakonam and Karikal.

Srivanjiyam, Tamilnadu

Both Rahu and Ketu appear in the same stone here. Abishekam to these deities neutralizes the Sarpa dosha. The temple is located on en-route to Kudavasal from nannilam.

Rameswaram, Jyotirlngasthala, Tamilnadu

Those who have Rahu in the fifth or ninth house, yearning for progeny, worship Lord Shiva after taking holy bath in various sacred Theerthas.

Thirmanchery, Thiruvaroor district, Tamilnadu

Those afflicted with Nodes in the seventh house of marriage in their horoscopes, worship Lord Rahu who is in the posture of Anugraha moorty, in the temple of Udvakanathar and Goddess Kokilavani on the New Moon days and offer milk to Lord Rahu.

Srikalinageswarar temple in Mayavaram, Tamilnadu

Devotees stay in the temple for a whole day and worship Lord Nageswarar to get rid of Sarpa Dosha

Kargotaka Kshetra, Kodakanallur, Triruneleveli district, Tamilnadu

Those afflicted by the notes in the second and eighth houses, worship Lord Kailasanathar here who was worshipped by the divine serpent Kargotaka to get rid of the sin of killing the grand son of Arjuna.

Neeladakshi temple in Nagapatnam, Tamilnadu

Devotees offer worship here to get rid of doshas caused by Rahu. Propitiation of Lord Kartikeya especially on Tuesdays reduces the affliction of Rahu.

Mannarsala in Kerala

Consecrated by sage Parasurama, the two main deities are nagaraja, the serpent king and his consort Sarpayakshini. Devoted to serpent worship, the temple is reputed for having 30,000 images of snake gods. The temple is located near Harippad, 32 km South of Alappuzha.

Kukke Subramanya temple, Karnataka

The main deity Lord Subramanya is seated on a peacock and is worshipped in His snake incarnation. The sanctum is full of anthills, the divine serpent Vasuki and other snakes took refuge under the lord here. Snake venom is said to get neutralized here. A ritual dance called Naga-mandala is performed during the worship. The temple is located nearly 115km from Mangalore.

Pariharasthala of Ketu

Lord Ketu worshipped Lord Naganathaswami here. There is a small shrine dedicated to Lord Nagaraja. The idol of Ketu is visible through the entrance with Silver serpent on the arch. It is rare to find an idol of Ketu with his head. At this temple, Lord Ketu is seen worshiping Lord Naganathaswami with folded hands held high. The Ketu Pariharasthala ie., for evil effects of Ketu in the second and eigth is located 6 km from Thiruvenkadui near Chidambaram. The divine serpent Vasuki did penance here. According to texts, the divine accountant Chitra Gupta is also worshipped to get rid of the afflictions of Ketu. Regular worship to Lord Ganesh, especially on Sundays and Tuesdays can please Lord Ketu.
Our pandits will perform Ketu Homam to avoid the ill-effects of Ketu Maha Dasha. Ketu Homam is generally performed on Tuesdays.  It is advisable to please Ketu as its support is important to avoid rebirth and attain Moksha. Ketu dosham also will lead to Kalsarp-Dosham which is an unfavourable condition. Ketu Homam is mandatory to provide Ketu Graha Shanti. A person can prepare himself to fight against the unseen troubles by checking horoscope from our experts and doing beneficial Ketu Homam!
When you are running weak Ketu Maha Dasa or antardasa (bukthi) or when you are facing problems related to Ketu Graha
·         Wear 9 faces Rudraksha
·         Pray Lord Ganesha , recite Ganesha Dwadasanama Stora .
·         Fasting on Tuesdays or at least avoid non-veg food on Tuesdays
·         Visit Naganathaswamy Temple in Keelaperumpallam in Nagapattinam district in Tamilnadu
·         Make your maternal grandfather happy.
·         Help people serving in the temples , fast on Thursdays and recite the Shiva Panchakshari stotra
The Poojas includes,
·         Ganapathi pooja
·         Punyaha Vachanam, Maha Sankalpam
·         Kalasa Pooja
·         Ketu Homam (Japam & Aavurthi)
·         Poornahuthi & Prasad Distribution
The Package Includes,
·         Sambhavana(Dakshana) For Priests
·         All Pooja Materials for Performing the ceremony (Homa Samagri & Neivedhya Prasad all included)
The Customer has to buy only the “Fruits & Flowers” and God’s Picture for pooja for Home/ Office Based Pooja.
All the poojas will be conducted with Professional Priests with utmost divinity and in accordance to vedic scriptures.
We will send you our professional Purohit / Pandit trained in Hindu Vedic Paatasala to conduct the pooja at Devotees given location (home, office, temple etc.) and time (Harivara will fix the date & time according to the Devotees nakshatra on an auspicious date).
If one is not able to attend the POOJA we will perform the pooja on your behalf and we will send you our prasad to your mentioned address.
Ketu is the south node of Moon. It is regarded as the lord of Descending. It is the tail of the demon snake. Remaining is the body of asura Rahu after Lord Vishnu slayed him. Ketu is Tamas in nature. The time span of Ketu Maha Dasha is 7 years. Lord Ganesha relates to Ketu so people tend to worship.
It is believed Ketu puts on tremendous effect on human life. It brings both positive and negative effects. When Ketu is in favour it brings prosperity to man’s life. It increases wisdom and good health. When Ketu is not in favour it brings sudden loss, mental trauma, unnecessary depression and anxiety. A person who is running the positive effects of Ketu are blesses with both wealth and spiritual knowledge. During Ketu Dasha there will be lack of happiness and our trouble will be doubled. Ketu makes a person totally weak inside and make them to work hard to the core but does not provide worthy results. A person becomes insincere and restless during this period. There will be downfall in both personal and professional life. Health-wise Ketu is connected to deafness and defect of speech.
• Keezha Perumpallam – Mayiladuthurai / Sirkali – Poompuhar road
• Kalahasthi – Chennai / Thirupathi
• Chitraguptan temple at Kanchipuram
• Gerugambakkam between Porur and Kundrathur in Chennai
• Thirumuruganpoondi on Avinashi – Thiruppur road
There are 2 temples, one is a thevara stahalam and this is the other one next to the thevara sthalam – Coimbatore

“om aswadhwajaaya vidmahae
 soola hastaaya dheemahi
tanno ketu: prachodayaat

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