Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Thiruvanpurushothamam (Purushotama Perumal Temple), Thirunangur, Nagapattinam

Thiruvanpurushothamam (Purushotama Perumal Temple), Thirunangur, Nagapattinam
Purushotama Perumal Temple is located in Thirunangur, a village in the outskirts of Sirkazhi 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 Purushothaman and his consort Lakshmi as Purushothama Nayagi.





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 9.00 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. and 6.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.
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
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Prayers
Devotees pray to Perumal for removal of delays and obstacles in marriage matters, for child boon and for achieving excellence in education. Devotees perform Thirumanjanam to Perumal with vastras.
Contact
Sri Van Purushothaman Temple,
Thirunangur-609 106
Nagapattinam District
Phone: +91- 4364-256221
Connectivity
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