Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Thiruthevanartthogai (Madhava Perumal Temple), Thirunangur, Nagapattinam

Thiruthevanartthogai (Madhava Perumal Temple), Thirunangur, Nagapattinam
Thiruthevanartthogai or Madhava Perumal Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Vishnu located in Thirunangur, a village in the outskirts of Sirkazhi in the South Indian state of Tamilnadu. 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 Madhava Perumal and his consort Lakshmi as Kadalmagal.





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. The temple follows Thenkalai mode of worship.





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.
Worship Practices & Festivals
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Literary Mention
The temple is revered in Nalayira Divya Prabhandam, the 7th–9th century Vaishnava canon, by PeriazhwarThirumalisai Alvar and Thirumangai Azhwar. The temple is classified as a Divyadesam, one of the 108 Vishnu temples that are mentioned in the book. During the 18th and 19th centuries, the temple finds mention in several works like 108 Tirupathi Anthathi by Divya Kavi Pillai Perumal Aiyangar.
Contact
Sri Deivanayaka Perumal Temple,
Thiruthevanartthogai, Thirunangur – 609 106,
Nagapattinam District,
Phone: 04364 – 266542
Mobile: +91 - 97878 53732 / 98652 81801
Connectivity
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