Vanamamalai Perumal Temple

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Sri Vanamamalai Perumal Temple
Sri Vanamamalai Perumal Temple is located in Tamil Nadu
Sri Vanamamalai Perumal Temple
Sri Vanamamalai Perumal Temple
Location in Tamil Nadu
Coordinates: 8°37′N 77°56′E / 8.617°N 77.933°E / 8.617; 77.933Coordinates: 8°37′N 77°56′E / 8.617°N 77.933°E / 8.617; 77.933
Name
Other names: Vanamamalai
Proper name: Thiruvaramangai
Location
Country: India
State: Tamil Nadu
District: Tirunelveli
Location: Nanguneri
Temple Details
Primary Deity: Thothadrinathan(Vishnu)
Consort: Varamangai(Lakshmi)
Temple Tank: Settru thamarai
Shrine: Nandhavarthana Vimanam
Poets: Nammalvar
Architecture and culture
Architectural styles: Dravidian architecture

Sri Vanamamalai Permual Temple is one of the Hindu temples dedicated to Lord Vishnu located Vanamamalai (Nanguneri), Tamil Nadu, India in the banks of Thamiraparani river. The temple is classified as "Divya Desams", the 108 temples of Vishnu revered by the 12 poet saints, or Alwars.[1]

The Temple[edit]

The temple has a large gopuram and a large temple compound having 2 prakarams(closed precinctsof a temple).[2] The temple has a 5-tier rajagopuram.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 108 Vaishnavite Divya Desams: Divya desams in Pandya Nadu. M. S. Ramesh, Tirumalai-Tirupati Devasthanam.
  2. ^ Tourist Guide to South India .Various authors. Page 117.