Thursday, September 28, 2017

Kandu Ullam Magizhndha Perumal Temple, Padagacheri, Thiruvarur

Kandu Ullam Magizhndha Perumal Temple, Padagacheri, Thiruvarur
Kandu Ullam Magizhndha Perumal Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu located at Padagacheri in Thiruvarur District of Tamilnadu. Presiding Deity is called as Kandu Ullam Magizhndha Perumal. Mothers are Sridevi and Bhoodevi. River Vettaru runs in north-south direction in this hamlet. Also, here at Padagacheri is an ancient Shiva Temple and a Bala Dhandayuthapani temple on either side of the Perumal temple.

Legends
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The Temple
Presiding Deity is called as Kandu Ullam Magizhndha Perumal in standing posture along with Sridevi and Bhoodevi and is facing east. 3.5 feet tall Perumal is all handsome pleasing the minds of the devotees. The deity of the Vishnu temple has been housed in a thatched shed for the past 250 years. Said to delight the devotees by granting them their wishes, the deity acquired the name, Kandu Ullam Magizhndha Perumal.

Some of the idols in the temple are removed from the sanctum sanctorum and are kept in a thatched hut. But miracles continue in the temple.  Recently, a ray of light passed through the Tilak of Perumal thrilling all the devotees gathered in the temple. Lord Pasupatheeswarar with Mother Soundarya Nayaki graces from a separate shrine in the same temple. 

Temple Opening Time
The temple is open from 6.00 a.m. to 10.00 a.m. and from 5.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.
Festivals
Aadi Pooram in July-August and Vaikunda Ekadasi in December-January are the festivals celebrated in the temple.
Prayers
The devotee is all happy even at the darshan of Perumal here. He/she is blessed with child. Also, the devotee gets back the money lent to others and standing overdue. Devotees perform Tirumanjanam to Perumal and mothers and offer vastras.
Contact
Kandu Ullam Magizhndha Perumal Temple,
Padagacheri Post, Valangaiman Taluk,
Thiruvarur district – 612 804
Phone: + 91 43746  2815253
Mobile: +91 97517 34868 / 99528 48340 / 98400 53289
Connectivity
The Temple is located at about 6 Kms from Valangaiman, 12 Kms from Needamangalam, 16 Kms from Kumbakonam, 5 Kms from Alangudi, 26 Kms from Mannargudi, 40 Kms from Thiruvarur, 36 Kms from Thanjavur and 95 Kms from Trichy. From Valangaiman, you have to proceed for about 4 kms in the Needamangalam route and then take a diversion towards west (right side) for another 2 kms to reach the Temple.
Padagacheri is located on Kumbakonam – Alangudi Route. The place can also be reached from Kumbakonam on the Valangaiman route also. Take the Mannargudi bound bus from Kumbakonam and get down at Padagacheri, From the bus stop, take the right road (westwards) and walk over a km to reach the temple. Nearest Railway Station is located at Needamangalam and Kumbakonam. Nearest Airport is located at Trichy.

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