Thiruchemponsey (Perarulaalan Perumal Temple), Thirunangur – The Temple
The temple is located in Thirunangur, a small village, 10 km away from Sirkali en route to Thiruvenkadu. The presiding deity is called Perarulalan and is depicted in standing posture facing east. The festival deity, Hemarangar or Chemponarangar, is a panchaloha idol housed in the sanctum. The consort of Hemarangar, Allimaamalar Thayar is also housed in the sanctum. Of the 108 Divya Desas, this is the temple for which Lord himself raised the fund to build this temple.
He is Arulalan in his Paramapadha kingdom. As he is also with us forever pouring his grace, He is called Perarulalan-All Merciful. Mother Alli Mamalar Nachiar is gracing the devotees along with Mother Bhoomadevi. Sri Perarulaalan Perumal Temple is glorified in Nalayira Divya Prabandham, the great canon and the hymns were sung by Thirumangai Azhwar.
The Moolavar of this sthalam is Sri Perarulaalan. Other names are Hema Rangar, Damodaran and Sem Pon Arangar. The Moolavar is in the Nindra (Standing) Thirukkolam facing his thirumugham towards east direction. Prathyaksham is given for Rudhiran.
The Thaayar of this sthalam is Allimaamalar Naachiyar.
The Utsavar found in this sthalam is Sri Hema Rangar.
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