Friday, December 25, 2015

Ulagalantha Perumal Temple (Trivikrama Temple), Tirukoyilur, Villupuram

Ulagalantha Perumal Temple, Thirukovilur, Kallakurichi

Ulagalantha Perumal Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu located in Thirukovilur Town in Thirukovilur Taluk in Kallakurichi  District in Tamil NaduIndia. Presiding Deity is called as Ulagalantha Perumal / Trivikrama and Mother is called as Pushpavalli / Poonkoval Nachiyar. The temple is revered in Nalayira Divya Prabandham, the 7th – 9th century Vaishnava canon, by Poigai Azhwar, Bhoothatazhwar, Pey Azhwar and Thirumangai Azhwar. Hence, the temple is classified as a Divyadesam, one of the 108 Vishnu temples that are mentioned in the book. This temple is said to be the place where the great canon Nalayira Divya Prabandham got initiated by the Azhwars. The temple is maintained and administered by the Hindu Religious and Endowment Board of the Government of Tamil Nadu.


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The Temple

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Temple Opening Time

The temple remains open from 06.30 a.m. to 12.00 noon and from 04.00 p.m. to 08.30 p.m.

Worship Practices & Festivals

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Religious Significance

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Devotees strongly believe that Lord Trivikrama would respond their prayers seeking high positions, promotions and regaining the positions they have lost.  Devotees are blessed with happy wedding, children and freedom from enemies.  Lord Chakrathazhwar frees the devotees from the evil effects of spells and witchcrafts. Offering Vastras and Tulsi garlands to Lord and Mother, lighting ghee lamps, performing turmeric abishek to Mother, Kumkum abishek to Mother Durga and feeding the devotees (Annadhanam) are the prayer commitments followed by devotees.


Ulagalantha Perumal Temple,

Thirukovilur – 605 757

Thirukovilur Taluk,

Kallakurichi District

Phone: +91 4153 252 552

Mobile: +91 94862 79990 / 97869 97798


The Temple is located at about 300 meters from Thirukovilur Bus Stand, 3 Kms from Thirukovilur Railway Station, 37 Kms from Viluppuram, 39 Kms from Villupuram Junction Railway Station, 45 Kms from Kallakurichi, 158 Kms from Trichy Airport and 182 Kms from Chennai Airport. Thirukovilur is situated on Panruti to Thiruvannamalai Route.

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