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Sri Aravindalochanar temple

Moolavar : Aravindalochanar
Urchavar : Senthamaraikannan
Amman / Thayar : Karunthadankanni
Thala Virutcham : NA
Theertham : Tambiraparani, Varuna theertham
Agamam / Pooja : NA
Old year : 1000-2000 years old
Historical Name : NA
City : Tholaivillimangalam
District : Thoothukudi
State : Tamil Nadu


   Mangalaasaasanam ? Nammalvar Tirunthu vedamum velviyum thirumaamakalirumthaan malinTirunthu vazhporunal vatakarai van thulai villi mangalam Karunthatankanni kaithozhutha annaal thotanki innaalthorumIrunthirunthu arvindalochana enrenre nainthi irankume. Tiruvaymoli: 6-5-8.


   Vaikunda Ekadasi in December-January (the 11th day from the New Moon day) in Tamil month Margazhi is grandly celebrated in the temple.

Temple's Speciality:

   Tholaivillimangalam is one of the 108 celebrated Divya Desas of Vaishnava shrines.

Opening Time:

   The temple is open from 6.00 a.m. to 12.00 a.m. and 1.00 p.m. to 5.00 p.m.


   Sri Aravindalochanar Temple, Tirutholaivillimangalam, Nava Tirupati, Thoothukudi district.


   91 4639 273 607

General Information:

   Lord graces in the temple under the Gupta Vimana (tower) in the sanctum Sanctorum.


   People pray for successful marriage alliances and progress in education.

Thanks giving:

   Devotees perform Tirumanjanam and offer Vastras to Lord and Mother.

Greatness Of Temple:

   There are nine sacred shrines in this Pandya region equal to those in the Chola region attributed to nine planets. As Lord Vishnu Himself is acting as the nine planets in these places, there are no separate shrine for the navagrahas the nine planets. Those facing any adverse aspect of a planet are advised to visit the Nava ? nine Tirupathis for relief.

Temple History:

   The two temples near Tentiruperai are known as Irattai (twin) Tirupathis. This is one of the Divya Desas. The temple is situated in a thick forest. There are not much houses here. Sage Nammalwar had sung 11 Pasurams (verses) on the glory of this place. It is advised that devotees go to the temple after ascertaining the time of the presence of the priest of the temple. This is attributed to Shadow Planets (Chaya Grahas) Rahu and Ketu.

Special Features:


*Sources from Dinamalar.com

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