Jatayu Tirtham Temple

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About Jatayu Tirtham Temple, Rameshwaram

This is a sacred temple dedicated to Jatayu that was the most loyal eagle of Lord Rama. Jatayu is believed to have helped Lord Rama in several crisis and tough circumstances. The bird also assisted with collecting herbs from the mountains. As he lost his life in the attempt of saving Lord Rama’s life his sacrifice is greatly appreciated even today. Jatayu is therefore worshiped as a deity even today. It was buried at the spot where the temple is located and is quite a peaceful place to visit.

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Jatayu Tirtham Temple Information

  • The best time to visit here is from October to April.
  • Carry a bottle of water.
  • Beware of guides trying to fleece you.
  • It is wise to dress modestly.
  • Keep your footwear outside before entering the temple.

How To Get To Jatayu Tirtham Temple by Public Transport

  • Hire a taxi or a rickshaw to get here.

Address: Rameshwaram-Dhanushkodi Road,Rameswaram, India

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Time Required: 01:00 Hrs

Timings: 06:00 am - 07:00 pm Details

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