Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Thiruvaikunda Vinnagaram (Vaikunta Nathan Perumal Temple), Thirunangur, Nagapattinam

Thiruvaikunda Vinnagaram (Vaikunta Nathan Perumal Temple), Thirunangur, Nagapattinam
Thiruvaikunda Vinnagaram or Vaikunta Nathan Perumal Temple is dedicated to Hindu god 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 Vaikuntanathan and his consort Lakshmi as Vaikundavalli.




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.




This is a place where we could have the direct darshan of Lord in our life time on Earth itself before reaching him after life.  This is his Paramapada itself. The sanctum here is believed to be on par with celestial Vaikuntam. The temple tank is located north of the temple.




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.
Religious Practices & Festivals
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Literary Mention
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Prayers
Devotees pray to Perumal for unity in family. Realizing their wishes, devotees perform Thirumanjanam to Lord and offer Tulsi garlands and Vastras. It is believed that married couples who perform special pooja on star Magam continuously for 6 months are blessed with children.
Contact
Sri Vaikundanathar Temple,
Vaikunda Vinnagaram, Thirunangur - 609 106
Nagapattinam District
Phone: +91- 4364 - 275 478
Connectivity
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