Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Thirukkavalampadi (Gopalakrishna Perumal Temple), Thirunangur, Nagapattinam

Thirukkavalampadi (Gopalakrishna Perumal Temple), Thirunangur, Nagapattinam
Thirukkavalampadi or Gopalakrishna Perumal Temple is located in Thirunangur, a village in the outskirts of Tiruchirappalli in the South Indian state of Tamilnadu, is dedicated to the Hindu god Vishnu. Constructed in the Dravidian style of architecture, the temple is glorified in the Divya Prabandha, the early medieval Tamil canon of the Azhwar saints from the 6th–9th centuries AD. It is one of the 108 Divyadesam dedicated to Vishnu, who is worshipped as Gopalakrishnan and his consorts Lakshmi as Rukmini and Sathyabama. This Divya kshetram is located at a distance of 10 Kms from Sirkazhi. This shrine is also known as “Keezh Chatta natha puram” and Kannan Koyil.






It is one among the eleven divyadesams of Thirunangur Tirupathis and is closely associated with Thirumangai Alvar. The temple is open from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m and has four daily rituals at various times of the day. The Thirumangai Azhwar Mangalasasana Utsavam celebrated annually during the Tamil month of Thai is the major festival of the temple during which the festival images of the eleven Thirunangur Tirupathis are brought on mount designed like Garuda, called Garuda Vahana, to Thirunangur.





Legends
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The Temple
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Temple Opening Time
The temple is open from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. to 7 p.m and has four daily rituals at various times of the day.
Pooja Timings
·        Ushathkalam Pooja – 8 a.m.
·        Kalasanthi Pooja – 10:00 a.m.
·        Sayarakshai Pooja – 5:00 p.m.
·        Ardha Jamam Pooja – 7:00 p.m.
Worship Practices & Festivals
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Literary Mention
Sri Gopala Krishna Perumal Temple is glorified in Nalayira Divya Prabandham, the great canon and the hymns were sung by Thirumangai Azhwar.
Contact
Thirukkavalampadi (Gopalakrishna Perumal Temple),
Thirunangur, Nagapattinam District
Phone: +91 - 97878 53732
Connectivity
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