Saturday, August 4, 2018

Vaikunta Vasa Perumal Temple, Nemili, Vellore

Vaikunta Vasa Perumal Temple, Nemili, Vellore
Vaikunda Vasa Perumal Temple is a Hindu Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu located at Nemili Village near Thiruthani Town in Vellore District of Tamilnadu. Presiding Deity is Vaikunda Vasa Perumal / Eri Katha Vaikunda Vasa Perumal / Veetrirunda Perumal along with his consorts Sridevi and Bhoodevi. The Temple is considered as Parihara Sthalam for Rahu-Kethu Dosham and also for Unmarried and the childless. The temple is under the administration of Thiruthani HR & CE.





Legends
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History
The temple was built by Pallava King Aparajitha Varma, the last of the Pallava rulers as per inscriptions dating to 905 AD. He also installed a Utsava deity who is now called by his name Aparajitha and for whom there is daily Thirumanjanam. Later inscriptions in Tamil on the South wall dating to 961AD indicate that Rashtrakuta King Kannara Deva (Krishna III) undertook extensive renovation at the temple. The Chola, Pallavas, Rashtrakuta and Krishnadeva Raya of Vijayanagara dynasty had donated extensively to this Temple.




The Temple
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Inscriptions
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Temple Opening Time
The Temple remains open from 7.00 am to 12.00 noon and 5.00 pm to 8.00 pm.
Festivals
Vaikunta Ekadesi and First 3 days of Thai Panguni Uthiram are the important festivals celebrated in this Temple. There is no Brahmotsavam at the temple. Special Thirumanjanam and Aradhana are offered to this idol on the Rohini star in every Tamil month and a large number of people afflicted by Rahu, Kethu and Navagraha Dosha throng the temple on that day.
Prayers
This Temple is a Parikara Sthalam for Unmarried and the childless. The unmarried can bring 2 flower garlands and place one on the Utsava deity Nithya Kalyana Perumal. Sincere prayers are said to be answered within three months of placing the garland around the Lord. Rohini Star is a special day at this temple every month. This temple is also supposed to be the parihara sthalam for those who have Raghu - Kethu Dosha. Lot of devotees visit here frequently to get rid of the doshas which prevent them from getting married, childbirth, promotions etc.
Contact
Vaikunda Vasa Perumal Temple,
Nemili, Vellore District – 631 201
Mobile: +91 94451 45172 / 99947 76972 / 88706 01752 / 83744 12454
Connectivity
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