Temples for Five Elements – The Pancha Bhuta Sthalas.

Sanathana Dharma has five temples each for each of the five elements –

1. Earth

The temple of Earth is Kanchipuram.

2. Water

The temple for water is in Thiruvanaikaval

3. Fire

The Temple of fire is Thiruvannamalai

4. Air

The Temple of air is Kalahasti

5. Space.

The temple for space is in Chidambaram.

Vilakku PooJa puthukkai

Vilakku Pooja

Vilakku Pooja

Vilakku Pooja – as defenitely the name suggests is the worship offered to the “Nila Vilakku” or the serene lamp . Here the Agni or the fire lit is considered as Devee or goddesses in full manifestation.
The Pooja is performed by a group of “Mothers” [ generally Women, in the sense that all women are Mothers by birth ]

Fire Power Energy

Fire Power Energy


An Aacharya or Priest recites the Divine “Lalitha Sahasra Namam” the “Thousand Names of Omnipotent Power, Goddess Lalithambika Devi and the Mothers [ Amma ] reiterates the names by offering flowers.

Puthukkai “Sri Sadashiva Temple” situated at Nileshwaram, near Kasaragod and Payyanur, 100 kilometers from Manglore, witnessed this rare occasion of Vilakku Pooja as part of the yearly temple festival.

News-The Hindu- Pooja -Rameshwaram

News-The Hindu- Pooja -Rameshwaram

VilakkuPooja

VilakkuPooja

രാമേശ്വരത്തെ വിളക്കു പൂജയെ കുറിച്ച ഹിന്ദുവില്‍ വന്ന വാര്‍ത്ത -News of “Vilakku Pooja in “The Hindu” at Raameshwaramt