Friday, December 23, 2016

Parimala Ranganatha Perumal Temple, Thiruindaloor, Nagapattinam

Parimala Ranganatha Perumal Temple, Thiruindaloor, Nagapattinam
Parimala Ranganathar Perumal Temples or Thiruindaloor is a Hindu temple dedicated to Vishnu, located in Mayiladuthurai, a town in the South Indian state of Tamilnadu. It is one of the Divya Desams, the 108 temples of Vishnu revered in Nalayira Divya Prabandham by the 12 poet saints, or Alwars. This temple is along Kaveri and is one of the Pancharanga Kshetrams. The temple has six daily rituals at various times from 5:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., and twelve yearly festivals on its calendar.





The temple is believed to be of significant antiquity with contributions at different times from Medieval CholasVijayanagar Empire and Madurai Nayaks. The temple is enshrined within a granite wall and the complex contains all the shrines of the temple. The Rajagopuram (the main gateway) has five tiers. Parimala Ranganathar is believed to have appeared for Chandra, the moon god.





The temple is maintained and administered by the Hindu Religious and Charitable Institutions Endowment Board of the Government of Tamilnadu. The temple is one of the prominent tourist destinations in the district. This is the place where the Ekadasi Fasting (11th day of full moon or new moon day) gained its special importance. The Temple is located 2kms north of the Mayavaram bus stand on the Northern banks of Cauvery.





Legends
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The Temple
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Temple Opening Time
The temple is open from 6.30 a.m. to 11.30 a.m. and from 5.00 p.m. and 8.30 p.m.
Pooja Timings
·        Thiruvanandhal Pooja – 8:00 a.m.
·        Kala Santhi Pooja – 9:00 a.m.
·        Uchikalam Pooja – 12:30 p.m.
·        Ntiyanusandhanam Pooja – 6:00 p.m.
·        Irandamkalam Pooja – 7:30 p.m.
·        Ardha Jamam Pooja – 9:00 p.m.
Festivals & Worship Practices
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Religious Significance
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Literary Mention
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Prayers
As the temple is noted for its Ekadasi importance, it is suggested that those desirous of undertaking the fasting, may start the practice from this temple. Devotees perform archanas to Lord with Tulsi leaves.
Contact
Sri Parimala Ranganathar Temple,
Tiru Indalur, Nagapattinam District
Phone: +91 – 4364-223 330
Mobile: +91 – 94438 73620 / 99429 16241/ 98437 31595
Connectivity
Tiru Indalur is just 2 km from Mayiladuthurai. From Mayavaram, one can take buses going towards Needur, Manalmedu, and Kadalangudi (10 minutes from main bus stand).  Auto will charge about Rs. 50/- one way from the bus stand. Night trains from Chennai Egmore and one daily day express (8.20am departure). Mayavaram is about 130 kms from Trichy, 75kms from Thanjavur and 35 kms from Kumbakonam.

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