Villoonri thalam - holy tank

Villoonri thalam is located on the way to Pamban. From Ramanathaswamy Temple it is about 7 km away. The term Villoonri means 'buried bow' and is believed to be the same spot where Lord Rama buried his bow. Before burying the bow, Lord Rama hit an arrow in the sea for quenching the thirst of His wife, Sita. There is a platform that runs into the sea till the holy well. The water is mysteriously sweet and pure in spite of having salt sea water all around. Devotees come here and take a sip of the holy water. District : Northern Province,Jaffna Location : Tamil Eelam History : • Dedicated to Lord Rama, this theertham also has legend behind it which is associated with the Hindu epic Ramayana. According to the legend, it was where Lord Rama had buried his bow and arrow. Hence the place is named as Villondi, which means buried bow. It is also said that before burying the bow, Lord Rama had dipped his arrow into the sea to get sweetwater as to quench Goddess Sita’s thirst.

District: Jaffna

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