Devaadi Raja Perumal Temple

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Therazhundur Temple
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Therazhundur Temple is located in Tamil Nadu
Therazhundur Temple
Therazhundur Temple
Location in Tamil Nadu
Coordinates: 11°36′N 79°20′E / 11.6°N 79.33°E / 11.6; 79.33Coordinates: 11°36′N 79°20′E / 11.6°N 79.33°E / 11.6; 79.33
Name
Proper name: Therazhundru Temple
Location
Country: India
State: Tamil Nadu
District: Nagapatnam
Location: Therazhundur, near Kuttalam, Kumbakonam
Temple Details
Primary Deity: Sri Devaadi Raja Perumal
(Vishnu)
Festival Deity: Amaruviappan(Vishnu)
Architecture and culture
Architectural styles: Dravidian architecture

Sri Devaadi Raja Perumal, or Thiruvazhunthoor, is a Hindu temple situated in Thiruvazhunthoor, Therazhundur, a village in Tanjore district of Tamil Nadu. It lies in between Mayavaram junction and Kuttalam railway station on the main railway line between Chennai (Madras) and Tanjore. It is one of the "Divya Desams", the 108 temples of Vishnu revered by the 12 poet saints, or Alwars.[1]

The Temple[edit]

Adisesha, Surya Prabhai, Indra Vimanam, horse and elephant are the mounts used for the Lord. For the goddess, the mounts used are Surya Prabhai. Yali, Swan, elephant and lion. The sub-temples of this shrine are Govindarajar temple.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 108 Vaishnavite Divya Desams: Divya desams in Pandya Nadu . M. S. Ramesh, Tirumalai-Tirupati Devasthanam.
  2. ^ Census of India, 1961, Volume 9, Issue 7.India. Office of the Registrar, India. Office of the Registrar General