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Sri Venkatavaanan temple



Moolavar : Venkatavaanan, Sreenivasan
Urchavar : Maayakkoothan
Amman / Thayar : Alarmelmanga Thayar, Kulandaivalli (Kamalaavalli) Thayar
Thala Virutcham : NA
Theertham : Perungula Thirtham
Agamam / Pooja : NA
Old year : 1000-2000 years old
Historical Name : thirukulanthai
City : Perungulam
District : Thoothukudi
State : Tamil Nadu

Singers:

   Mangalaasaasanam - Nammalvar Koodaccenrel iniyen kodukken kolvalai nenchatthodakkamellamPaatarrozhiya ilantu vaikal palvalaiyar mun parsazhinthenMaadakkodi mathil thenkulandai vankuda paal ninra maayakkoothanAadarparavaiyuyarththa velpor aazhi valavanai athariththe. Tiruvaymoli: 8-2-4


Festival:

   Vaikunta Ekaadasi


Temple's Speciality:

   This is one of the 108 sacred places of Lord Vishnu and the 7th Navathiruppathi dedicated to Sani Bhagavaan or Saturn.


Opening Time:

   The temple is open from 7.30 am to 12.00 noon and from 5.00 pm to.7.30 pm.


Address:

   Arulmigu Venkatavaanan Tirukkoil, Perungulam ? 628 752, Tirukkulandai, Thoothukkudi District.


Phone:

   91 4630 256 476


General Information:

   The place known as ?Tirukkulandai?, is more identified as Perungulam. The residents of this village recognize their dwelling as ?Perungulam Perumal koil? and thus associate it with the temple. Though a small village now, inscriptional evidences show that it must have been a big city, once upon a time. The temple too remains impressive, without much damage.


Prayers:

   All devotees come to pray in this temple and in the Nava Thirupathis seeking relief from the adverse aspects of the nine planets faced by them.


Thanks giving:

   Devotees perform thirumanjanam for the Lord and don him with new clothes.


Greatness Of Temple:

   Nine Sri Vaishnava Kshetras are considered very sacred linked with the nine planets. Perumal directly represents each planet in these temples respectively as shown below:


Temple History:

   According to the history of the place-Sthala Purana, Kamalavathi, daughter of a Brahmin performed penance on Lord Vishnu, who took Her hands in wedding. The place is also known as Palikai Vanam. The history further goes to say that a demon Ashmasaran fought with Lord and was killed by Him. Perumal danced his body. As requested by the Devas, He accepted the name Maya Koothan ? dancer. Sri Garuda Bhagwan has the honour of being by the side of Perumal as procession deity.


Special Features:

   Miracle Based: The temple is one among the 108 Divya Desas of Lord Perumal. Of the Nava (nine) Tirupathis, this is 7 in the rank having Sani Bhagwan importance.


*Sources from Dinamalar.com




 
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