Friday, February 3, 2017

Vanamutti Perumal Temple, Kozhikuthi, Mayiladuthurai, Nagapattinam

Vanamutti Perumal Temple, Kozhikuthi, Mayiladuthurai, Nagapattinam
Vanamutti Perumal Temple is dedicated to Hindu God Vishnu located at Kozhikuthi Village near Mayiladuthurai town in Nagapattinam District of Tamilnadu. Vanamutti Perumal is also known as Sri Srinivasa Perumal, Kozhikuthi bestows Peace, prosperity, happiness and wealth. The temple is more than 1400 years old. The presiding deity, Vanamutti Perumal is more than 18 feet tall and carved out of a single Athi (Fig) tree.






According to legend, Vanamutti Perumal gave Viswaroopa Dharshan to Pippalar Maharishi. Srinivasa Perumal temple in Vanamutti (now Kozhi Kuthi) on the Northern Banks of the Cauvery was built during the rule of Kulothunga Chozha III. This is a temple for liberation from Sani Graha Dosham and all kinds of Skin Diseases. It is located at about 6 kms North West of the Mayiladuthurai Railway Station.  





Legends
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The Temple
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Temple Opening Time
The temple is open from 6.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. and from 4.00 p.m. to 8.30 p.m.
Festivals
·        Aani Rohini - Abhishekam
·        3day Pavitrotsavam
·        Brahmotsavam in Thai – Chariot Festival on Sravanam
·        Monthly Sravanam is a special day at the temple
·        Vaikunda Ekadesi in December – January
Prayers
This temple is a Parikara Sthalam for liberation from Skin Diseases. Belief is that if one visits the temple, has bath at the Vishwa Pushkarani and offers his sincere prayers to Vanamutti perumal, he will be relieved from any kind of skin disease. Worshipping Kozhikuthi Vanamutti perumal, the devotee is blessed with the triple benefits of the darshan of Lord Srinivas in Tirupati, Lord Athi Varadaraja in Kancheepuram and Lord Yoga Narasimha in Sholingur. Those affected by adverse aspects of Sani Bhagwan pray in the temple. Devotees perform Thirumanjanam to Perumal offering Vastras.
Contact
Van Mutti Perumal Temple,
Kozhikuthi, Mayiladuthurai – 609 001,
Nagapattinam District
Phone: +91 – 4364 223395
Mobile: +91 – 9842423395 / 9787213226
Connectivity
Moovalur is 3 km from Mayiladuthurai on the Kumbakonam road. Kozhikuthi is 3 km from Moovalur. Mini buses bound to Vaanathi Rajapuram from Mayiladuthurai pass through Kozhikuthi. From Mayavaram Bus Stand, drive on the Kumbakonam Highway. Take a right at Moovalur (3 kms from Railway station) and drive North 3 kms to reach Vanamutti. Alternately, from Mayavaram take the Poompuhar- Kallanai road (North of Railway station) to take a right at Chozhapettai to reach Vanamutti. The Temple is located at about 6 kms North West of the Mayiladuthurai Railway Station. Nearest Airport is located at Trichy.

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