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Murikandy Pillayar Shrine

Murikandy village, Jaffna 40000, Sri Lanka
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Good as always

This is as always a nice and powerful temple on the main street from and to Jaffna. All the... read more

Reviewed January 8, 2018
Woody992
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Surrey, United Kingdom
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 February 9, 2017
sbalenthiran
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London, United Kingdom
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Murikandy village, Jaffna 40000, Sri Lanka
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

This is as always a nice and powerful temple on the main street from and to Jaffna. All the vehicles stop here to prey. There are few food shops around where traditional food are served.

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Reviewed 9 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!

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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

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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.

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Reviewed 14 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
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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.

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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
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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
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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.

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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

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