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Murikandy Pillayar Shrine

Murikandy village, Jaffna 40000, Sri Lanka
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Lord Ganasha, protect you therefore you stop and pary before your journey.

Experience, lord Ganesha protects you. This is a place for worship, you have to stop and pray... read more

Reviewed 10 February 2017
London, United Kingdom
God Guneshwaran (Murugan) believers place

The place is in Kilinochchi. About 10 Km away from the town. If you are not a Hindu, there is... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2016
Boralesgamuwa, Sri Lanka
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Murikandy village, Jaffna 40000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 10 February 2017

Experience, lord Ganesha protects you. This is a place for worship, you have to stop and pray. Please pray to Lord Ganesha, take a coconut and smash it for protection!

Thank sbalenthiran
Reviewed 4 October 2016

The place is in Kilinochchi. About 10 Km away from the town. If you are not a Hindu, there is nothing much to look here. But for anyone who believe in god Murugan, this is a super place which believe to have super powers. Have...More

Thank IsuruMa
Reviewed 9 August 2016

A little temple just before entering elephant pass. Drivers usually stop here to pray. Simple temple which receives lots of donations. Was told the collection from the undial was used to help the people affected by the war.

Thank Beamboy82
Reviewed 15 July 2016

On my way first I wanted to stop at a Shiva temple but due to floods I went to pray for Lord Ganesha first. with Ganesha's blessing I did achieve all my objectives of my trip.

Thank sbalenthiran
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Very famous temple before and during the war period but its loosing its devotees currently due to couple of reasons. Excellent stopover place for a Colombo or long trip travelers from Jaffna.

Thank Natraj S
Reviewed 13 August 2015

My wife tells me of her memory in passing this land mark temple. She remembers, after 40 years, that this temple was the only lonely one,in the midst of no mans land in a virtual jungle What a change. Good roads and an excellent restaurant...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 10 August 2015

One place all stop travelling in or out of Jaffna for blessing. Even express trains stop and why not you and get blessed.

Thank Sayandhan
Reviewed 21 July 2015

A popular hindu temple with so many folk tales regarding how it came about to being built. Hindu & Buddhists pilgrims all stop by to pay their respect. Be appropriately dressed as a mark of respect to Hinduism.

1  Thank DilrukshiH
Reviewed 22 January 2014

You will not miss this shrine on the road to Jaffna , as you approach Kilinochchi -- everyone stops here to pay their respects and the area was full of people and vehicles when we went there. It is a holy place. According to legend,...More

Thank Roshni2011
Reviewed 30 November 2013

Once upon a time it was a nice shrine and famous place. Now it is not that so. Because of the road developpment authority bypassed the temple and may be political and religious influence on it. Now the holiness is not there. I felt that...More

1  Thank Mathurageethan
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