Sri Ranganatha Swamy Temple, Srirangam

Do’s and Dont’s

Given below are a list of Do’s and Dont’s for the attention of pilgrims.

  • Worship your Ishta or Kula Deivam before you start for Srirangam.
  • Bath in the River Cauvery before you goes to worship Lord Ranganathaswamy.
  • Bath and wear clean clothes before you enter the shrine.
  • Concentrate on Lord Ranganathaswamy inside the temple.
  • Observe absolute silence and chant “Om Namo Narayanaya” inside the temple.
  • Respect ancient customs and usages while at Temple and promote religious sentiments among co-pilgrims.
  • Deposit your offerings in the Hundi only.
  • Keep the temple premises Clean.
  • Please leave your Electronic gadgets like Cell phones, Calculator, Camera and footwear etc. before entering the temple.


  • Don’t carry jewellery or cash.
  • Don’t eat non-vegetarian food.
  • Don’t consume liquor or other intoxicants.
  • Don’t smoke.
  • Don’t approach touts for accommodation and darshan.
  • Don’t wear footwear in and around the premises of the temple.
  • Don’t buy spurious prasadams from street vendors.
  • Don’t come to Temple for any purpose other than worshipping the Lord.
  • Don’t rush in for Darshan but take your turn in the queue.
  • Don’t enter the temple, if, according to custom or usage, you are prohibited to enter.
  • Don’t encourage beggary.
  • Don’t waste water and electricity.
  • Don’t allow strangers into the rooms.
  • Don’t hand over keys to others.
  • Don’t spit, urinate or defecate in the open.
  • Don’t carry Cell phone, camera or any electric or electronic gadget.
  • Don’t carry weapons.