Temple Opening Hours

Monday to Thursday

8 Am to 3PM and 5PM to 9PM

Friday, Saturday & Sunday - Whole day

CHITHRA POURNAMI 2018

We are pleased to inform you that we will be celebrating Chithra Pournami, the first full Moon of the Tamil New Year (Tamil month Chithirai) on Sunday 29th April 2018, at London Sivan Temple (4A Clarendon Rise, Lewisham, London SE13 5ES).

On this auspicious day, we will have Special Poojas throughout the Morning and Evening.

Traditionally this auspicious day has been chosen to offer prayers to anyone whose mother has deceased.

Morning Pooja:
08.00 AM - Nithya Pooja & Moksha Archannai
10:00 AM - Special Abishekam
12:00 PM - Deeparadhanai & Moksha Archannai
01:00 PM - Annadhanam

Evening Pooja:
05.00 PM - Special Abishekham
06:30 PM - Sri Chakkra Pooja
07:00 PM - Deeparadhanai
07:30 PM - Vasanthamandapa Deeparadhanai
09:00 PM - Arthajama Pooja, Thirukkappu

Devotees are cordially invited to come and pray to Sri Apeetha Kujaambal sametha Sri Arunachaleswarar and receive his divine blessings and also as a remembrance day for our deceased mothers.

For the full schedule in Tamil please Click here


TAMIL NEW YEAR 2018 "VILAMBI VARUSHAM"

As per the London timed Panchangam, the Tamil new year named VILAMBI is taking birth at 3:43 AM on Saturday the 14th April 2018 . To mark this special occasion of birth of the new year, special worship will be conducted on this day.
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Morning Pooja:
06:00am - Abishekham
06:15am - Pongal Starts
08:00am - Special Deeparadanai, Archanai and distribution of Prasadam

Day Pooja:
10:00am - Shahalamoorthy Abishekham
12:00pm - Special Pooja
01:00pm - Thriu Prasadam

Evening Pooja:
05:00pm - Shahalamoorthy Abishekam
07:00pm - Special Pooja
07:30pm - Special Deeparathanai
08:15pm - Pooja Finishes and Thiru Prasadam
09:00pm - Arthajama Pooja

Devotees are cordially invited to have Darshanam of Sri Apeetha Kujaambal sametha Sri Arunachaleswarar and have a blessed beginning of the new year .

For the full schedule in Tamil please Click here


PANKUNI UTHTHARAM

We are pleased to inform you that "PANKUNI UTHTHARAM", a special day for Lord Siva and Parvathi Amman will be celebrated on Friday 30th March 2018, at London Sivan Temple (4A Clarendon Rise, Lewisham, London SE13 5ES). On this auspicious day, we will have three Special Poojas throughout the Morning, Afternoon and Evening. Chariot Festival

Morning Pooja:
07:30am - Special Abishekham for Lord Muruga
08:00am - Deeparadhani
08:30am - Prasadam

Day Pooja:
10:00am - Sahalamoorthy Abishekham
12:00pm - Special Deeparadhani
12:30pm - Vasanthamandapa Pooja
13:00pm - Annadhanam

After the Special Deeparadhani, and Vasanthamandapa Pooja Lord Siva will be taken around the Moolasthaanam within the temple.

Evening Pooja:
5:00pm - Sahalamoorthy Abishekham 6:00pm - Srichakra Pooja
7:00pm - Nithya Deeparadhanai
7:30pm - Vasanthamandapa Pooja
9:00pm - Arthajama Pooja and Thirukkappu

After the Special Pooja and Vasanthamandapa Pooja, Lord Murugan will be taken around the Moolasthaanam within the temple. We warmly invite you all to come and pray to Almighty Lord Arunachaleshwara and His Consort and receive their divine blessings.

For the full schedule in Tamil please Click here


SRI RAMA NAVAMI-2018

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SRI RAMA NAVAMI SWAMI THIRUKKALYANA VAIBHAVAM

Pooja Time From 06/03/ 2016 To 25/03/2018
06.00PM - Abishekham
07:00PM - Deeparadhanai
07:30PM - Vasantha Mandapa Deeparadhanai, Laksha Archanai, Prasadam
09:00PM - Arthajama Pooja, Thirukkappu

Pooja Time For 26/03/2018
05.00PM - Abishekham
06:00PM - Deeparadhanai
06:30PM - Thirukkalyana Vaibhavam for Swami Sri Narayanar, Swami Thiruveedhi Ezhuntharulal, Prasadam.
09:00PM - Arthajama Pooja, Thirukkappu
Please click for a leaflet in Tamil on the Sri Rama Navami and Swami Thirukkalya Vaibhava activities.

We warmly invite you all to come and pray to Almighty Lord Sri Swami Narayana and receive his divine blessings.


MAHA SHIVARATRI-2017

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We are pleased to inform that "MAHA SIVARATRI", a special day for Lord Siva, will be celebrated on Monday 24th February 2017, at London Sivan Temple (4A Clarendon Rise, Lewisham, London SE13 5ES). On this auspicious day, we will have 4 Special Poojas throughout the evening and overnight. On this auspicious day, we will have 4 Special Poojas throughout the evening and overnight.

1st Pooja: 06.00 Pm Abishekham
06.30 Pm - 07.30 Pm: Thervaram & Bhajan
07.30 Pm Special Pooja

2nd Pooja: 09.00 Pm Abishekham
09.30 Pm - 10.30 Pm: Thevaram & Bajan
10.30 Pm Special Pooja

3rd Pooja: 12.00 Am Abishekham
12.30 Am - 01.30 Am: Cultural Programme
01.30 Am Special Pooja

4th Pooja: 03.00 Am Abishekham
03.30 Am - 03.30 Am: Thervaram & Bhajan
04.30 Am Special Pooja

After the Special Pooja, Lord Siva will be taken around the Moolasthaanam within the temple. Note - On Sivaratri night 3rd Pooja is special for Lingothbavar Moorthy. This special Pooja will be conducted using Vilva leaves for Lingothbavar Moorthy. Devotees who wish to participate in this pooja should book your name and natchatharam at the temple ticket counter. We warmly invite you all to come and pray to Almighty Lord Arunachaleshwara and receive His divine blessings.
Anbe Sivam
London Sivan Kovil Trust.


Humanitarian project to build Toilets for Disabled People


Sivan Temple is blessed to lead a humanitarian project to build disabled people toilet, for those who have sustained severe leg, hand and spinal injuries during Vanni war.

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They have been suffering for the last 6 years without any help. At present 33 disable persons are selected on a priority basis to receive the support. We humbly request all devotees to make your generous donation for the success of this project and help to relieve their suffering. We have procedures in place to monitor the handling of fund and check the progress of the project directly. We warmly invite you all to come and pray to Almighty Lord Arunachaleshwara and receive His divine blessings.

For donation payments please contact : London Sivan Kovil Trust, 4A Clarendon Rise, SE13 5ES

For further details Click here
Cost estimate
List of beneficiary


Cycles distributed by London Sivan Kovil Trust

cycles distributed


As a Charity Organisation, caring for the development of the people in need, the London Sivan Kovil Trust distributed 34 bicycles to the students who have received scholarship, of various schools under ZONAL EDUCATION OFFICE, BATTICALOA WEST. The students not having any source of transportation facilities, faced difficulties in attending the Schools on time. To wipe out their difficulties and also make them attend the School on time, the London Sivan Kovil Trust distributed 34 bicycles for the students who are in need. This act has made students easier to reach their Schools on time.

Now the Students are very happy to have the Bicycles and the transportation will no more be a barrier for them in their educational career.





Home for Girls, Chettipalayam, Batticaloa

Charity Walk


The London Sivan Kovil Trust has been serving to the people in need and making their life standards in a higher level. In addition to its various social service, London Sivan Kovil Trust has adopted this Home for the girls with no support. Presently, there are 17 girls residing in the Home. Out of these, one girl has entered into the University level and another girl has completed her Teacher Training. Remaining girls are also excelling in their education. London Sivan Kovil Trust takes care of their education, food and accommodation for their better living. Well experienced teachers are appointed to provide them with good education, care and support.

The Trustees of London Sivan Kovil Trust visit the Sivan Illam at times for further planning, facilities and development keeping in view to give the best education to the girls residing in the Home for the betterment of their life and future. Click here for more photos.





CHARIOT FESTIVAL -10.09.2017 - - SUNDAY

By and with the Divine Grace of Shri Arunasaleswarar and Sri Abheethakujambal, the Chariot Festival will be conducted this year on the above date and time at the London Sivan Temple, Lewisham, in a fitting manner as a previous occassions. Our Lord will ascend a beautifully decorated chariot and circumambulate the immediate precincts of the temple with the presence of large number of devotees. Chariot Festival

PROGRAMME - SUNDAY 10.09.2017

5.30 A.M. Commencement of Sankalpam and Abhishekam to all the Deities of the Temple.
6.30 A.M. Theeparathanai
7.00 A.M. Kodisthamba Pooja
8.00 A.M. Special Vasantah Mandapa Pooja
9.00 A.M. Our Lordd ascending the Chariot
10.00 A.M. Commencement of Circumambulation of Streets surroundings the Temple
12.00 NOON Chariot arriving at the Temple and commencements of Archanais.
02.00 P.M. Pachchai Ornation and Our Lord entering the Temple.
02.30 P.M. Prayachitha (Sanctifcation) Abhishekam
03.30 P.M. Panchamuga Archanai
04.30 P.M. Completion of Festival Proceedings.

Kindly Note:
Chariot Festival is a public funded Upayam. Hence devotees wishing to participate in the Festival are kindly requested to register theri names and nakshathirams with the temple authorities. Those performing vows (Nerthikadans) are also requested to register their names and nakshathirams beforehand with the temple authorities.
Devotees are kidly invited to attend, participate or be present with thier families and friends in the grand festival and receive the divine blessings of Shri Arunasaleswarar and Shri Abetthakujambai in good measure.

LONDON SIVAN KOVIL TRUST


2017 London Sivan Kovil, Charity Number: 1051516