Pottalpudur Dargha


Built in the year 1674, this is one of the oldest Dargahs around. The most unique feature of this dargah is that it is built according to a Hindu temple pattern. The dargah witnesses foot fall of pilgrims and visitors from all regions and religions through out the year and it doubles during the Kanthuri Festival. Even the customs are very similar to those in a Hindu temple. Here holy ashes obtained from tamarind bark, ghee, and flowers called nerchai are distributed to the devotees as 'PRASAD' meaning God' s blessings. Do visit this dargah and pray for all mighty's blessings, and it is sure, that you will experience the calmness that you crave for and you will be all at ease within yourself as you will also see communal harmony and brotherhood at its purest.