Thursday, January 5, 2017

Thiruvengadamudaiyan Temple (Namperumal Temple or Srinivasa Perumal Temple), Solaikavundanpatti, Virudhunagar

Thiruvengadamudaiyan Temple (Namperumal Temple or Srinivasa Perumal Temple), Solaikavundanpatti, Virudhunagar
Thiruvengadamudaiyan Temple is also known as Srinivasa Perumal Temple. This Temple is located at Solaikavundanpatti Village in Virudhunagar District in Tamilnadu. Presiding Deity is Srinivasa Perumal with Sridevi and Bhoodevi. This Temple is almost 500 years old. Lord is also called as Namperumal.

The Temple
Presiding deity Thiruvengadamudaiyan, also praised as Sri Srinivasaperumal graces the devotees with his consorts Sridevi and Bhoodevi in standing form facing east. Lord Yoga Narasimha, Hanuman, Nammalvar, Tirumangai Alwar, Sri Ramanuja, Sri Vedanta Desikan, and Chakkarathalwar the deity of Lord Vishnu’s discus, Garuda the eagle vehicle of Lord Vishnu are around the presiding deity.  Lord is also called as Namperumal.
On the corridor side are Lord Vinayaka, Sri Mahalakshmi, Sri Durga and Lord Lakshmi Narasimha. The significance of the temple is in its zodiac circle with the Lords of the Rasis in the respective square.  Even those not knowing their Rasi and birth star perform Archanas to the Lord for remedy from any adverse effects caused by any Rasi.
All the Navagrahas (9 planets) grace the devotees in a sitting form with their Devis. The significance of the temple is in its zodiac squares with planets in the respective square.
Temple Opening Time
The temple is open from 9.00 a.m. to 12.00 a.m. and 5.00 p.m. to 7.00 p.m.
Festivals
Lord Namperumal comes in procession during the 9 days of Navarathri in September – October. Chithirai first day (April – May), Srirama Navami in March – April, Gokhulashtami in August – September, Tirukarthikai in November – December, all monthly Ekadesis (11th day either from new moon or full moon days), Margazhi special pujas in November – December and all days attached to Sri Vaishnava importance are festival days in the temple.
Prayers
For removal of obstacles in marriage talks, for employment opportunities, for promotion in jobs, for a favourable judgment in cases, devotees come to pray to Perumal and they are not disappointed, it is strongly believed. Moreover, benefits are in store for those worshipping here for remedy form adverse aspect of any planet.
It is strongly believed that worshipping Srinivasaperumal and performing archanas would bring all relief from the adverse effect of any planet even though the devotee does not know his/her rasi and birth star. The worship directly addresses the planet concerned for relief.  People throng this temple with such prayers.  As the Lord graces with all mercy, He is known as Nam (our) Perumal.
Contact
Sri Namperumal Temple,
Solaikavundanpatti,
Virudhunagar District
Phone: +91 – 4562 – 394 299 / 324 299
Mobile: +91 – 94889 62220
Connectivity
Solaikavundanpatti is located at about 8 kms from Virudhunagar and 1 km from Villipathri on the Virudhunagar Mallanginaru road. Bus facility is available from Virudhunagar. Nearest Railway Station is located at Virudhunagar and Nearest Airport is located at Madurai.

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