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Sri Kothandaramar temple

Moolavar : Kothandaramar
Urchavar : Sri Rama, Sri Anjaneya
Amman / Thayar : NA
Thala Virutcham : NA
Theertham : NA
Agamam / Pooja : Vaikanasam
Old year : 500-1000 years old
Historical Name : NA
City : NA
District : NA
State : Tamil Nadu





Temple's Speciality:

   This is a temple noted for Saiva-Vaishnava unity with separate shrines for Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu. Sri Anjaneya in the Sanctum Sanctorum in a standing form appears politely worshipping Lord Rama. Sri Garuda and Sri Anjaneya praised as Peria Thiruvadi and Siria Thiruvadi respectively are under the Rajagopuram as Dwarapalakas.

Opening Time:

   The temple is open from 8.30 a.m. to 10.30 a.m. and from 6.30 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.


   Sri Kothandaramar Temple, Rani Chatram Street, Ramanathapuram-623 501.



General Information:

   The east facing temple has a three tier Rajagopuram with six Kalasas.??Flag post, Balipeeta and the well ? Theertha Kinaru are next to the main tower.??Passing the flag post, we have the darshan of Sri Garuda opposite the sanctum worshipping the Presiding Lord.


   Devotees pray to Lord to realize all the wishes they have in mind.

Thanks giving:

   Realizing their wishes, devotees offer new vastras to Lord and light lamps in the shrine.

Greatness Of Temple:

   Realizing their wishes, devotees offer new vastras to Lord and light lamps in the shrine.

Temple History:

   Lord Rama grants darshan to the devotees in standing form holding His praised Kothanda bow from the sanctum sanctorum accompanied by Mother Sita and beloved brother Sri Lakshmana.??Azhwars and Jaya Veera Anjaneya bless the devotees from their respective shrines.??Sri Chakkarathazhwar and Lord Narasimha have separate shrines.??The vimana-tower above sanctum sanctorum- has sculptures depicting the 10 incarnations of Lord Vishnu.??The Lotus Feet of Lord Rama are installed behind the shrine of the presiding deity.??The temple is under the management of Ramanathapuram Samsthan.

Special Features:

   Miracle Based:?The temple has shrines for both Lord Vishnu and Lord Shiva symbolizing the unity of Saivite and Vaishnavite cults. Sri Anjaneya appears politely in sanctum worshipping Lord Sri Rama.?

*Sources from Dinamalar.com

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