Parimala Ranganatha Perumal Temple

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Parimala Ranganatha Perumal Temple
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Parimala Ranganatha Perumal Temple is located in Tamil Nadu
Parimala Ranganatha Perumal Temple
Parimala Ranganatha Perumal Temple
Location in Tamil Nadu
Coordinates: 11°6′34″N 79°38′50″E / 11.10944°N 79.64722°E / 11.10944; 79.64722Coordinates: 11°6′34″N 79°38′50″E / 11.10944°N 79.64722°E / 11.10944; 79.64722
Location
Country: India
State: Tamil Nadu
District: Nagapatnam
Location: Indaloor, Mayiladuthurai
Temple Details
Primary Deity: Parimala Ranganathar(Vishnu)
Consort: Parimla Ranganayagi(Lakshmi)
Shrine: Vedachakra
Poets: Thirumangai Alvar
Architecture and culture
Architectural styles: Dravidian architecture
Number of temples: 1

Parimala Ranganathar Perumal Temples is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu located in Mayiladuthurai, Tamilnadu, India. It is one of the "Divya Desams", the 108 temples of Vishnu revered by the 12 poet saints, or Alwars.[1]

The Temple[edit]

The temple has a 5-tier rajagopuram and a vast temple complex. The temple tank is right outside the temple. The prime deity, Parimala Ranganathar has an imposing 12-foot long image made of green stone.

Pancha Ranga Kshetram[edit]

Pancharanga Kshetrams literally means 5 Ranganatha temples (pancha: five; Kshetrams: holy places). These 5 temples are situated on the banks of Kaveri in south India. The following constitute Pancharanga Kshetrams:[2]

Temple Location
Sri Ranganatha Swamy Temple Srirangapatna
Sri Ranganatha Swamy Temple Srirangam
Sarangapani Temple Kumbakonam
Sri Appakkudathan Temple Trichy
Parimala Ranganatha Perumal Temple Indalur, Mayiladuthurai

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Hindu Pilgrimage: A Journey Through the Holy Places of Hindus All Over India. Sunita Pant Bansal.
  2. ^ "Pancharanga Kshetrams". indiantemples.com. Retrieved 2007-06-20.