Vanamamalai Perumal Temple

Vainavam - 108 Thivya Thesam (Goodly Land)

 

Overview

Nanguneri Vanamamalai Perumal Temple is one of 108 Divya Desam. The temple is about 1500 BC, years old and later it was renovated by Pandya and Nayakar kings. This is a Swayamvektha Ksheram.
Vaanamaamalai Perumal has an imposing Gopuram and a sprawling lake - one of the four surviving lakes that gave Nanguneri its name - provide a majestic and impressive appearance to this temple town. In the sanctum, the Lord is in sitting posture under the canopy of Adi Sesha, flanked by Sridevi, Bhoodevi, sages Brighu, Markandeya, Surya, Chandra, all in deep devotion to the Lord. Urvashi and Thilothama are doing Chamara Seva. In the Artha Mandapam, the processional deity Deivanayakan with His consorts Ubhaya Nachiyar and Srivaramangai, and Aandaal are worshipped. There are shrines for Lord Rama, Krishna, Chakarathu Alwar, Lakshminarayana and Lakshmi Varahar.Those worshipping the Chakra will have no enemies at all in life.
 
Gingelly oil abishek is performed to Lord throughout the year.  This abishek oil is stored in a well.  Those suffering from skin problems apply this on their body and consume a few drops for total cure.
 
The place is about 33 kms to south of Thirunelveli. 
 
The temple is open from 7.00 a.m. to 12.00 a.m. and from 5.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m.
 
Main god : Deivanathan, Vanamamalai 
 
 
Primary deity Thothadrinathan(Vishnu)
Consort Varamangai(Lakshmi)
Temple tank Settru thamarai
Shrine Nandhavarthana Vimanam
Poets Nammalvar
 

Location

Country
India
State
Tamil Nadu
City
Tirunelveli
Location
Nanguneri
Address
Vanamamalai Perumal Temple, Nanguneri, Tirunelveli.
Contact Info
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Near Cities
Nearest Bus Terminal
Nanguneri
Nearest Railway Station
Valliyur (VLY)
Nearest Airport
Tuticorin Southwest Airport
IN
latitude : 8.724240303 longitude :78.025802610
Corporation :
GPS Code : VO80
Open Year
1500years old
Dedicated To
Pandya and Nayakar kings

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