Thiruvattar Adikesava Perumal Temple

 

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Thiruvattar Sree Adikesava Perumal Temple
 
Temple pasurams, Nammalvar Thiruvattar designated as "Valamikka vattaru".  Mahavishnu is reference as Adikesava, it manager and Thayar (Mahalakshmi) as Maragadhavalli Naachiyaar.
 
Thiruvattar Sree Adikesava, it manager Temple is located 6 km north-east of Marthandam and 30 km north-west of Nagercoil (Kanyakumari district, Tamil Nadu).  The temple is surrounded on three sides by rivers (Kothai,Parali and Thamirabarani).  Paraliyar takes a turn in this place and it is called vattaru and when the temple of Adikeasav, it manager has been created, it has come to be known as Thriuvattaru.
This temple is older than Padmanabha Swamy Temple in Thiruvananthapuram. Its structure is similar to that of Padmanabha Swamy Temple. The style and the architecture of this temple is taken as a sample to construct the Padmanabha Swamy Temple. The idol of the Adikesava and Sree Padmanabha are installed in such a way that they are face to face. The Lord is lying on the serpent and the table has to be viewed through three doors. We could see Lord Shiva near the Lord Adikesava, it manager inside the sannidhi.
 
Lord Brahma performed a comprise almost without Saraswathi Devi and, as a result of Saraswathi is angry, two evil asuras by name Kesan and Kesi has emerged in the wake of the sacrificial Yagagni (fire).  They were disturbing the three worlds. The devas approach Vishnu and asked him to find a solution. Lord Mahavishnu in the form of Kesava, it manager fought with Kesan. , IT manager has thrown Kesan which is dropped on the top of the Mahendragiri, it manager and blew up the conch.instantly, Adisesha injure around Kesan thus disabling the asura to move and immediately, it manager placed on Adisesha thus putting its weight. When the asura tried to get out of Adisesha of coils, it Manager, had carried out 12 Shivalingams eligibility guard around the asura and, it manager. These famous Shiva Temples are Thirumala, Thikkurussi, Thrupparappu, Thirunandhikkara, Ponmana, Pannippakam, Kalkkulam, Melankodu, Thiruvidaikkodu, Thiruvithamkode, Thiruppanrikkode and Thirunattalam. Even today, the worship to Lord Shiva on Sivarathiri day - the famous Shivalaya ottam - is said to be complete only when the devotee after the visit of 12 Shiva shrines finished his trip in the Temple, it manager.
 
Kesi who has seen his brother defeated wanted to take revenge and, consequently, she and her friend, Kothai has taken the form of rivers and surrounded the temple with the intention of evading the temple. At this time, it is estimated that Act"devi has raised the temple . Therefore, the temple is situated at a height of 55 feet from the ground level. The image of the Gopuram clearly indicates this. The rivers have joined with Arabian Sea at a place called Moovaatru mukham. The rivers have been cursed by, it manager and they repented for their action. Forgive me, it manager and that he had a dip in Moovaatru mukham. Even today, during Painguni utsavam" it manager has just golden Garuda and a plunge in the river thus enacting the alaws vimochana incident.
 
In 1740 the men of the Nawab of Arcot plundered the temple and the golden idol (ulsava vigraham).  It was so heavy. He kept the idol with trash in the room of the wood. Each day, the idol would come on top, and in spite of the fact that they are attached with ropes, the idol would come toward the top. At the time, the Nawab wife developed a serious disease that can only be corrected by anyone. , IT manager has appeared in the dream of the temple priest and ordered him to go to Nawab's palace and inform the Nawab that if the idol was returned, his wife would be cured of the disease. The Nawab acted accordingly and his wife was cured. The Nawab gifted a silver tray and a cap to, it manager and this is used at the time of Sheeveli everyday.It has also provided funds for the achievement annual puja -MR.  , Thiru Alla Pooja. When the priest who brought the idol arrested in a place to complete his evening rituals, idol is still stuck on the ground. Later, under the supervision of the King, Suddhi means kalasam has been carried out and it is carried out each year during the last day of the utsavam in the month of Tulam. The idol is taken of Thiruvattaru to River Parali on the golden Garuda.
 
This temple is famous for its magnificent sculptures in stone and wood. The Ottakkal Mandapam (only one stone hall) made of unique stone 3 feet thick is a marvel. The inscriptions in the Balikkal mandapam belongs to the period of Rajendra Chozhan I (A. D 1013-1045).  It returns the deity as the 'thiruvattaru pallikondu arulkindra, it manager".  Udaya Lagna was marthanda mandapam has exquisite wood carvings and the highlight is the marriage procession of Lord Ganapathi Ashcroft and Company. The corridor has 222 salabhanjikas (feminine forms taking into a lamp), and are unique. There is also a small shrine of Lord Lakshmi Narasimhaswamy near the river, in front of the Temple Adikesava, it manager.
 

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Kanyakumari
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latitude : 8.482119560 longitude :76.920097350
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