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Thirubuvanai is located in Puducherry
Thirubuvanai is located in India
Location in Puducherry, India
Coordinates: 11°55′41″N 79°38′41″E / 11.928136°N 79.644849°E / 11.928136; 79.644849Coordinates: 11°55′41″N 79°38′41″E / 11.928136°N 79.644849°E / 11.928136; 79.644849
Country  India
State Puducherry
District Pondicherry
Taluk Villianur
Commune Panchayat Mannadipet
 • Total 3.28 km2 (1.27 sq mi)
Population (2011)
 • Total 9,374
 • Density 2,900/km2 (7,400/sq mi)
 • Official French, Tamil, English
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 605107
Telephone code +91–0413(STD Code)
Vehicle registration PY-05
Sex ratio 1009 /
Literacy 82%

Thirubuvanai(About this sound pronunciation )is a village in the union territory of Puducherry, India. It is located in Mannadipet commune panchayat of the Villianur taluk.[1] It serves as the centre of Thirubuvanai (Union Territory Assembly constituency). It also hosts a Dodadrinath temple(Sri Thenkalai Varadharaja Perumal Temple)built by Parantaka-1 in the 10th century. It also has a primary health centre, police station[2] and fire station.

Sri Thenkalai Varadharaja Perumal Temple[edit]

The antiquity of the village goes back to the times of Paranthaga Cholan 1(907-955 AD). It was called as Veeranarayana Vinnagaram after the title of Paranthagar I. The old name of the village was Tirubuvanai Mahadevi Chadurvedi Mangalam, named after the Paranthagar's Queen. The lake of this village was called Kokkilanadi-Pereri, named after another wife of Paranthagar. This is an AEL stone temple displaying the characteristic plinth mouldings, niches and pilasters. There are small but interesting panels around the sanctum depicting scenes from Ramayana and Bhagavata.There are a number of Chola inscriptions in this temple throwing light on the political, social and cultural life of the village. The temple is managed by ASI.

Entrance of Varadaraja perumal kovil, Thirubuvanai, Puducherry, India

Thirubuvanai Police Station[edit]

The police station situated at a distance of 22 km from Headquarters lies on the Villupuram Main Road (NH 45A). It is the west border police station in the Union Territory of Pondicherry. The building was inaugurated by His Excellency H.L Khurana, Governor of Tamil Nadu and Administrator of Pondicherry on 2 June 1984. The police station building contains one S.I Quarter, three H.C’s Quarters and thirteen P.C’s Quarters.

Thirubuvanai Police Station


  • Govt. High School Thirubuvanai (அரசு உயர் நிலை பள்ளி, திருபுவனை) was Established in 1929. The School was managed by Government of Pondicherry Education Department.
  • FSDA English Higher Secondary School
  • Swamy Vivekanandha Higher Secondary School
  • Kalaimagal English High School Thirubuvanai



Thirubuvanai is situated in the midway of the Pondicherry to Villupuram NH45 road.There are several private buses are runs daily basis from Thirubuvanai to Pondicherry.The Pondicherry Road Transport Corporation and The Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation operates bus services from Pondicherry to Villupuram via Thirubuvanai.


There is no train service available to Thirubuvanai. But one can reach ChinnababuSamuthiram railway station, and or Villupuram railway station which are located around 4 kilometer towards East and 17 km towards west from thirubuvanai.Daily train services are available from Pondicherry to Villupuram junction via Chinna Papu Samuthiram railway station.


  • Sedal Festival(செடல் திருவிழா) at Sri Pazhandi Maariyam Kovil
  • Opening the door of paradise(சொர்க வாசல் திறப்பு) at Sri Thenkalai Varadharaja Perumal Kovil


Sl.No Industry Name Product
1. Whirlpool India limited Washing Machine
2. SPINCO Cotton Mill
3. Rusch AVT Limited Foley cerborter
4. Auro food limited Refined Oil
5. Cheslint textiles Spinning cotton
6. New India Palmers Biscuits
7. Brite Brother Ltd Fiber Plastics
8. Rane (Madras) Ltd Steering for Car
9. Pondy Devi Oil Industry Oil Refinery Plant
10. ACYL Gas Cylinder
11. POAL Gas Manufacturing
12. Ana Bond Essex Vaseline Cream
13. Micro Labs Medicines
14. J R Food Ltd Oil Refined
15. Rebazer Medi plastics Syringe
16. Marico Coconut Oil

Member of Legislative Assembly[edit]



  1. ^ /images/gplist.pdf| format = PDF | title = List of village panchayats in Puducherry district | publisher = District Rural Development Agency, Department of Rural Development, Government of Puducherry | accessdate = 2 February 2013 }}
  2. ^ "Thirubuvanai police station". Puducherry police. Retrieved 4 December 2011.